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Annals of Internal Medicine

Annals: A Gathering Place for Internal Medicine

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Publisher: American College of Physicians
Editor: Christine Laine, MD, MPH, FACP
Established: 1927
Published twice monthly.

Includes 2 monthly sections:
In the Clinic and ACP Journal Club

CME: Earn up to 20 Free CME credits per year (ACP members and individual subscribers only)

Annals of Internal Medicine’s mission is to inform health care providers, promote excellence in medicine, and improve patient care. With an impact factor of 17.810, Annals is one of the most widely-cited medical journals in the world. Annals publishes a wide variety of original research, review articles, clinical practice guidelines, and commentaries relevant to clinical practice. In addition, the journal publishes personal narratives that convey the feeling and the art of medicine.

The most recent (2014) Impact Factor for Annals of Internal Medicine is 17.810 — 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 has risen in rank to 4th among 153 general medicine journals. It is one of the most highly cited and influential journals in the world.

Annals of Internal Medicine subscriptions include the full journal online—free of charge. Online services include E-Toc, Podcasts, Rapid Response, RSS Feeds, Personal Archive, Citation Manager, Teaching Tools, Collections, The Consult Guys, and more.

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Mission Statement: Linking Knowledge to Practice

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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 audiences and links scholarly knowledge to practice.

Annals Online: A Gathering Place for Internal Medicine

Annals of Internal Medicine: Linking Knowledge to Practice
  • Provides electronic delivery of journal content to readers, when, where and how they want it
  • Publishes practice-defining studies, cutting edge commentary, and evidence based reviews
  • Offers opportunities for readers to interact with authors, editors and each other
  • Delivers a mix of material that address the science and art of medicine and helps physicians improve the health of their patients

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