Journal of Investigative Medicine

Journal of Investigative Medicine

 Leaving the BMJ portfolio as of 12/31/2022

Basic. Clinical. Translational. Multi-specialty.

The Journal of Investigative Medicine (JIM), publishes the latest developments in medical research and changes affecting the biomedical research community.

JIM covers all topics and specialty areas that are critical to the conduct of biomedical research: From the translation of clinical observations at the bedside, to basic and animal research, to clinical research and the implementation of innovative medical care

The official journal of the American Federation for Medical Research

Ranked #74/172 in Medicine, General & Internal
2020 Journal Citation Reports®, Clarivate Analytics, 2021

Content highlights

  • High-quality research and scientific developments
  • Manuscripts and abstracts from Experimental Biology and AFMR meetings
  • Searchable archive dating back to 2001
  • Expert review articles
  • Federal regulatory changes
  • Monthly podcast and more!

Key facts

This multidisciplinary journal is relevant to all medical specialties. Its primary audience includes physicians, researchers and scientists involved in basic, translational or clinical research.

  • Frequency: 8 issues per annual volume – 1,200 pages per volume
  • Impact factor: 3.235
  • Format: Online only; continuous publication
  • ISSN1708-8267
  • First published: 1995
  • Editor-in-Chief: Richard W. McCallum, Texas Tech University Health Sciences Center, El Paso, TX
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