Top 20 Medical Journals

Medical publications help to keep medical professionals up to date with the latest research and information in their field. Medical journals are usually monthly or bi monthly publications that are generally peer reviewed.

1. New England Journal of Medicine - This is an English-language peer-reviewed medical journal published by the Massachusetts Medical Society. It is the oldest continuously published medical journal and influential general medical periodical in the world.

2. JAMA: Journal of the American Medical Association - JAMA, published continuously since 1883, is an international peer-reviewed general medical journal published 48 times per year to promote the science and art of medicine and the betterment of the public health. JAMA is the most widely circulated medical journal in the world.

3. BMJ (British Medical Journal) - The BMJ (British Medical Journal) is an international peer reviewed medical journal and a fully "online first" publication. About 1.3 million unique users download 5.9 million pages from bmj.com every year.

4. Pediatrics - The official peer-reviewed journal of the American Academy of Pediatrics. This publication serves authors and readers of the general medical profession as well as pediatricians.

5. Circulation - An American Heart Association journal that is aimed at an audience of cardiologists, cardiovascular surgeons, electro physiologists, internists, nurses and others interested in cardiovascular medicine.

6. Journal of Infectious Diseases - Published for the Infectious Diseases Society of America, This publication represents physicians, scientists and other health care professionals who specialize in infectious diseases.

7. Brain: a Journal of Neurology - Brain provides researchers and clinicians with the finest original contributions in neurology. Leading studies in neurological science are balanced with practical clinical articles.

8. CA: a Cancer Journal for Clinicians - This is a peer-reviewed journal of the American Cancer Society providing cancer care professionals with up-to-date information on all aspects of cancer diagnosis, treatment, and prevention. CA is the most widely circulated oncology journal in the world, with a circulation of approximately 88,000.

9. Clinical Infectious Diseases - Clinical Infectious Diseases, one of the most heavily cited journals in the fields of infectious diseases and microbiology publishes articles on diverse topics in infectious diseases, with a focus on clinical practice.

10. Journal of the American College of Cardiology - JACC publishes original peer-reviewed clinical and experimental reports on topics including coronary artery and valve disease, congenital heart defects, vascular surgery, drug treatment and new diagnostic techniques.

11. Science - Published by the American Association for the Advancement of Science, this publication is the world's leading outlet for scientific news, commentary, and research.

12. Annals of Internal Medicine - This is an academic medical journal that is published by the American College of Physicians (ACP). It publishes research articles and reviews in the area of internal medicine

13. Diabetes - Diabetes publishes original research about the physiology and pathophysiology of diabetes mellitus. Submitted manuscripts can report any aspect of laboratory, animal, or human research.

14. Journal of Clinical Endocrinology and Metabolism - The Journal of Clinical Endocrinology & Metabolism (JCEM) is the world's leading peer reviewed journal of clinical practice and applied clinical research.

15. Blood - Blood is a weekly medical journal published by the American Society of Hematology with 1,250 articles published annually.

16. Emerging Infectious Diseases - A peer-reviewed journal published by the United States federal agency the Centers for Disease Control. This is published monthly by the CDC's Coordinating Center for Infectious Diseases.

17. Journal of Clinical Oncology - This is a medical journal for professionals from all oncology disciplines and subspecialties including medical and surgical oncology, therapeutic radiology, and hematology.

18. Canadian Medical Association Journal - The Canadian Medical Association Journal is a bi-weekly general medical journal that showcases innovative research and ideas aimed at improving health for people in Canada and globally.

19. BMC Infectious Diseases - An open access journal publishing original peer-reviewed research articles in all aspects of the prevention, diagnosis and management of infectious and sexually transmitted diseases in humans.

20. Archives of Internal Medicine - This is a bi-monthly international professional medical journal published by the American Medical Association with a print circulation of over 100,000 physicians in 75 countries.

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