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Started in 1946, the Journal of the History of Medicine and Allied Sciences is internationally recognized as one of the top publications in its field. The journal's coverage is broad, publishing the latest original research on the written beginnings of medicine in all its aspects. When possible and appropriate, it focuses on what practitioners of the healing arts did or taught, and how their peers, as well as patients, received and interpreted their efforts.

Subscribers include clinicians and hospital libraries, as well as academic and public historians.


YearImpact FactorSi: Health Care Sciences & ServicesSi: History & Philosophy Of ScienceSsi: History & Philosophy Of Science
20150.40086 out of 8734 out of 6027 out of 44
20140.57983 out of 8921 out of 5917 out of 43
20130.68677 out of 8514 out of 5613 out of 42
20120.89768 out of 8211 out of 5810 out of 41
20110.71467 out of 7613 out of 5610 out of 39
20100.40070 out of 7123 out of 5022 out of 36
20090.74257 out of 6913 out of 4410 out of 33
20080.89352 out of 627 out of 415 out of 32
20070.63050 out of 5710 out of 378 out of 29
20060.89744 out of 565 out of 354 out of 28

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

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