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Annals of Internal Medicine

Publisher: American College of Physicians
Editor: Christine Laine, MD, MPH, FACP
Established: 1927
Frequency: Twice monthly in print, and weekly online
Audience: Internists, internal medicine subspecialists
Projected Circulation: 100,175
CME: Up to 3 quizzes per issue
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Manuscript Submissions: 8% acceptance rate for all submissions in 2014
Impact Factor: The most recent (2015) Impact Factor for Annals of Internal Medicine is 16.593—the highest of any specialty journal in the Thomson Reuters’ General and Internal Medicine category. The Impact Factor is a measurement of the frequency with which the “average article” has been cited. Annals is ranked 5th among 151 general medicine journals. It is one of the most highly cited and influential journals in the world.

Annals of Internal Medicine, which has been published for over 85 years, is a peer-reviewed journal and is listed in Index Medicus.

Annals of Internal Medicine's mission is to promote excellence in medicine, enable physicians and other health care professionals to be well-informed members of the medical community and society, advance standards in the conduct and reporting of medical research, and contribute to improving the health of people worldwide.

To achieve this mission, Annals disseminates scholarly, trusted, and provocative content tailored to key segments of its audience and links scholarly knowledge to practice. Annals publishes original research; scholarly, evidence-based reviews; clinical guidelines; commentaries; and editorials. In addition, the journal publishes papers related to medical education, health policy, ethics, the history of medicine, and essays that convey the art of medicine.