The JAMA Network/American Medical Association

Building on a tradition of editorial excellence, The JAMA Network® brings JAMA® together with 11 specialty journals to offer enhanced access to the research, reviews, and Viewpoints shaping the future of medicine.



ISSN Print: 0098-7484

ISSN Online: 1538-3598

2015 Impact Factor: 37.7

Editor: Howard Bauchner, MD

Since 1883, physicians and health care professionals around the world have turned to JAMA for groundbreaking research and insightful commentary from leaders in medicine and health care.

As one of the most widely circulated peer-reviewed general medical journals in the world, JAMA provides readers with essential medical information and a unique forum for discussions shaping the future of medical practice and public health.

New: JAMA Cardiology

ISSN Online: 2380-6591

Editor: Robert O. Bonow, MD, MS

In 2016, The JAMA Network launched JAMA Cardiology, a peer-reviewed journal dedicated to publishing exceptional original research, state-of-the-art reviews, and informative opinion that will advance the science and practice of cardiology, enhance cardiovascular health, and inform health care policy.

Led by Editor in Chief Robert O. Bonow, MD, MS, of Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine, JAMA Cardiology focuses on all aspects of cardiovascular medicine, including epidemiology and prevention, diagnostic testing, interventional and pharmacologic therapeutics, translational research, health care policy and outcomes, and global health.

JAMA Dermatology

ISSN Print: 0003-987X

ISSN Online: 1538-3652

2015 Impact Factor: 5, ranking second among clinical dermatology journals.

Editor: June K. Robinson, MD

JAMA Dermatology publishes peer-reviewed information concerning a broad range of issues relating to the skin and its conditions — clinical studies, surgical therapeutics, techniques, and breakthrough treatments.

JAMA Facial Plastic Surgery

ISSN Print: 2168-6076

ISSN Online: 2168-6092

2015 Impact Factor: 1.74, one of the highest in the disciplines of aesthetic and reconstructive surgery.

Editor: John S. Rhee, MD, MPH

JAMA Facial Plastic Surgery is the preeminent journal for all medical specialties that perform cosmetic and reconstructive surgery on the face, including facial plastic surgery, dermatology, oculoplastic surgery, maxillofacial surgery, and plastic surgery.

It is the official publication for the American Academy of Facial Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery, the European Academy of Facial Plastic Surgery, and the International Federation of Facial Plastic Surgery Societies.

JAMA Internal Medicine

ISSN Print: 2168-6106

ISSN Online: 2168-6114

2015 Impact Factor: 14, ranking second among internal medicine journals and sixth among 151 general medical journals.

Editor: Rita F. Redberg, MD, MSc

JAMA Internal Medicine delivers high-impact, peer-reviewed advances in internal medicine focusing on original research, reviews, and controversies in the field. Covering a broad range of topics, the journal publishes essential information for informed decision making.

JAMA Neurology

ISSN Print: 2168-6149

ISSN Online: 2168-6157

2015 Impact Factor: 8.2, one of the highest ranking among clinical neurology journals.

Editor: S. Andrew Josephson, MD

JAMA Neurology provides an international perspective on a wide range of topics from leading centers of neurological research through peer-reviewed information, forums, and features.

New: JAMA Oncology

ISSN Online: 2374-2445

Editor: Mary L. (Nora) Disis, MD

Led by Editor in Chief Mary L. (Nora) Disis, MD, FACP, of the University of Washington, JAMA Oncology features pivotal new findings and fosters productive debate among academicians, clinicians, and trainees in the fields of medical, surgical, and radiation oncology.

JAMA Oncology is committed to publishing influential original research, opinions, and reviews that advance the science of oncology and improve the care of patients with cancer.

JAMA Ophthalmology

ISSN Print: 2168-6165

ISSN Online: 2168-6173

2015 Impact Factor: 4.3, one of the highest in ophthalmology.

Editor: Neil Bressler, MD

JAMA Ophthalmology draws on academic, scientific, and clinical experts for a broad range of clinical and laboratory science articles, clinical trials, reviews, commentaries, and a wide range of special features.

JAMA Otolaryngology–Head & Neck Surgery

ISSN Print: 2168-6181

ISSN Online: 2168-619X

2015 Impact Factor: 2.7, ranking highest among general otolaryngology journals.

Editor: Jay F. Piccirillo, MD

JAMA Otolaryngology — Head & Neck Surgery publishes clinical and basic research from around the world on diseases of the head and neck. It is the official publication for the American Head and Neck Society and the American Academy of Facial Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery, Inc.

JAMA Pediatrics

ISSN Print: 2168-6203

ISSN Online: 2168-6211

2015 Impact Factor: 9.5, the highest-ranking pediatric journal in the world.

Editor: Frederick P. Rivara, MD, MPH

JAMA Pediatrics offers original studies, editorials, systematic reviews, commentaries, case studies, and updates on clinical science and practice management, in addition to a variety of special features.

JAMA Psychiatry

ISSN Print: 2168-622X

ISSN Online: 2168-6238

2015 Impact Factor: 14.4, ranking highest among the major psychiatry journals.

Editor: Stephan Heckers, MD

Each month JAMA Psychiatry delivers state-of-the-art original studies and diverse commentary on the interplay between psychiatric disorders and physical health, human behavior, and emerging therapies.

JAMA Surgery

ISSN Print: 2168-6254

ISSN Online: 2168-6262

2015 Impact Factor: 5.7, ranking second among general surgery journals.

Editor: Melina R. Kibbe, MD

JAMA Surgery publishes peer-reviewed research, commentaries, illustrations, and special articles that keep readers up-to-date on important advances in the field, from surgical techniques to optimizing patient care. It is the official publication for the Association of VA Surgeons, Pacific Coast Surgical Association, and the Surgical Outcomes Club.


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