In addition to peer-reviewed research articles, the journal includes features such as editorials, correspondence, and commentaries; and special sections such as “Mentoring, Education and Training Corner,” “Diversity, Equity and Inclusion in GI,” “Gastro Digest,” “Gastro Curbside Consult” and “Gastro Grand Rounds.” Gastroenterology also provides digital media materials such as videos and “GI Rapid Reel” animations. Content published in Gastroenterology is regularly featured on Facebook and Twitter.
Gastroenterology is one of the oldest and most highly-cited journals in the field of Gastroenterology and Hepatology and has an Impact Factor of 33.883 according to the 2021 Journal Citation Reports, published by Clarivate Analytics. On average, authors receive decisions on their manuscripts within three weeks. Gastroenterology has a global circulation of approximately 11,000 and averages over 7 million full-text article views and downloads each year. Gastroenterology also publishes select local language editions of the journal.