JAMA Cardiology is an international peer-reviewed journal and the definitive journal for clinical investigators, clinicians, and trainees in cardiovascular medicine worldwide. JAMA Cardiology is a member of the JAMA Network, a consortium of peer-reviewed, general medical and specialty publications.
Journal Frequency and Access. JAMA Cardiology is published online weekly, every Wednesday, and in 12 print/online issues a year. The journal receives over 2.5 million online visits annually and more than 3.9 million article views and downloads. Without any author fees, all research articles are made free access online 12 months after publication on the website. In addition, the online version is freely available or nearly so to institutions in developing countries through the World Health Organization's HINARI program.
Editorial Information. The journal's acceptance rate is 10%. The median time to first decision is 6 days, and 47 days with review. The journal's Impact Factor is 30.17, one of the highest ranking among cardiology journals. All articles are published online first. Additional information on the types of articles published and editorial policies is available in the journal's Instructions for Authors.
Editorial Team. Robert O. Bonow, MD, MS, the Max and Lilly Goldberg Distinguished Professor at Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine, is the inaugural editor in chief of JAMA Cardiology. For a complete listing of the journal's Editors and Editorial Board, see Editors and Publishers.
Mission Statement. JAMA Cardiology is positioned at the nexus of clinical investigation, actionable clinical science, and clinical practice, with emphasis on traditional cardiovascular medicine, evolving cardiovascular science, and evidence-based health policy. Health equity, especially when supported by original science, is a leading editorial priority.
ISSN 2380-6583 (Print)
ISSN 2380-6591 (Online)
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Building on a tradition of editorial excellence, the JAMA Network provides JAMA Cardiology authors the impact and reach of JAMA and JAMA Network specialty journals as well as prompt decisions and rapid publication and author-focused services.
JAMA Network journals welcome manuscript submissions on diversity, equity, and inclusion. For example, see the Health Disparities Topic Collection and the list of articles on race, racism, and racial/ethnic disparities/inequities published during the last 5 years here.
For more information, see JAMA Cardiology Instructions for Authors. Submit your manuscript at https://manuscripts.jamacardio.com.
Updated August 2022
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