Linking Knowledge to Practice
Our mission is to promote excellence in medicine, enable physicians and other health care professionals to be well-informed members of the medical community and society, advance standards in the conduct and reporting of medical research, and contribute to improving the health of people worldwide.
The most recent (2020) Impact Factor for Annals of Internal Medicine is 25.391 (Clarivate Analytics). Annals is the most cited general internal medicine journal and one of the most influential journals in the world. The Impact Factor is a measurement of the frequency with which the “average article” has been cited.
Annals publishes a wide variety of original research, review articles, clinical practice guidelines, and commentaries relevant to clinical practice. In addition, the journal publishes personal narratives that convey the feeling and the art of medicine.
Special services include e-mail alerts for new content and hot topics, podcasts, teaching tools, specialty and topic collections, most -read lists, and tools for citation and sharing.
From Research to Practice
Each week Annals delivers new content that informs the practice of medicine—including new research, reviews of available evidence to answer internists’ questions, practical articles on the management of patients with common clinical conditions, commentary about topical and controversial issues, and summaries of the best new evidence for internal medicine from other clinical journals.