Rita F. Redberg, MD, MSc
JAMA Internal Medicine (formerly the Archives of Internal Medicine) is an international peer-reviewed journal providing innovative and clinically relevant research for practitioners in
general internal medicine and internal medicine subspecialities. We strive to publish articles that are stimulating to read, educate and inform readers with the
most up-to-date research, and lead to positive change in our health care systems and the way we deliver patient care.
JAMA Internal Medicine receives regular attention from major media, including New York Times, Wall Street Journal, Reuters Health, and US News
and World Report, as well as social media outlets around the world. Articles published in JAMA Internal Medicine have led to actions by the FDA and congressional
hearings on matters of patient safety that have put into place better measures to protect the public. And in 2011, the impact factor—or literature citation
The editor of JAMA Internal Medicine is Rita F. Redberg, MD, MSc, University of California San Francisco School of Medicine, San Francisco,
California. Dr. Redberg leads a team of recognized and respected experts who serve as deputy, associate, and section
editors and as members of the journal's editorial board.
The journal is published 22 times per year, on the second and fourth Monday of each month (except August and December), with new content posted every Monday, and reaches over
60,000 physicians in 58 countries. A Middle Eastern edition is published bimonthly. We receive more than 2,500 submissions per year, of which we accept approximately 13%. Manuscripts undergo rigorous peer
review and careful statistical assessment within 2 to 3 weeks of submission; the interval between acceptance and publication ranges from 72 days for articles
published Online First to 167 days for articles published simultaneously in print and online.
Mission Statement: To promote the art and science of medicine and the betterment of human health by publishing manuscripts of
interest and relevance to internists practicing as generalists or as medical subspecialists.
Access for Developing Countries: The online version of JAMA Internal Medicine is made freely available or
nearly so to institutions in developing countries through the World Health Organization's HINARI program.
Print: ISSN 2168-6106
Online: ISSN 2168-6114