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About JAMA Internal Medicine

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. The journal's impact factor is 10.58.

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 online each week, with most major manuscripts published online first, followed by a complete print issue published every month. The journal receives approximately 3.7 million online visits annually, with 7.3 million page views and 4 million article downloads. We receive more than 3000 submissions per year, of which we accept approximately 12%. Manuscripts undergo rigorous peer review and careful statistical assessment within 2 to 3 weeks of submission; the interval between acceptance and publication is 87 days.

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