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About the Journal

Family Practice is an international journal aimed at practitioners, teachers, and researchers in the fields of family medicine, general practice, and primary care in both developed and developing countries.

Family Practice offers its readership an international view of the problems and preoccupations in the field, while providing a medium of instruction and exploration.

The journal's range and content covers such areas as health care delivery, epidemiology, public health, medical education, and medical sociology. The journal aims to be interdisciplinary and contributions from other disciplines of medicine and social science are always welcomed.

All Family Practice content becomes freely available online 12 months after publication.

Manuscript Referee Form

Online form for manuscript review.


YearImpact FactorSi: Medicine, General & InternalSi: Primary Health Care
20131.84251 out of 1505 out of 18
20121.82847 out of 152
20111.50359 out of 1536 out of 14
20101.70946 out of 1515 out of 13
20091.51550 out of 132
20081.63048 out of 107
20071.69634 out of 100
20061.55837 out of 103

This information is taken from the Journal Citation Reports, published annually as part of the Science Citation Index by ISI.

Abstracting and Indexing Services

Family Practice is covered by several major indexing services including:

CAB Abstracts
Current Contents® /Clinical Medicine
Excerpta Medica Abstract Journals
Journal Citation Reports /Science Edition
Science Citation Index Expanded (SciSearch®)