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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: 101,409
CME/MOC: Multiple options in every issue
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Manuscript Submissions: Over 3,000 manuscript submission annually
Impact Factor: The most recent (2016) Impact Factor for Annals of Internal Medicine is 17.202—the highest of any specialty journal in the Clarivate Analytics’ General and Internal Medicine category. Annals of Internal Medicine is ranked 5th among 154 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 90 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.