The National Medical Journal of India
(Natl Med J India
; ISSN 0970-258X) is a premier peer-reviewed bi-monthly multi-disciplinary health sciences journal published from India. Its office is located at the All India Institute of Medical Sciences
, New Delhi
. It is widely indexed and abstracted in all the major abstracting services including Index Medicus
), Current Contents-Clinical Medicine, Excerpta Medica and BIOSIS. It is one of the few Indian biomedical journals that are indexed in the Science Citation Index
, which is considered to be the best 'quality' indexing service.
The journal was started in 1988 and it has eminent persons in health sciences from India and abroad as members of its editorial board. The Journal is widely accepted as amongst the best Indian medical journals. As per the Journal Citation Reports, it had an impact factor
of 0.614 and immediacy index
of 0.229 for the year 2005.
The journal aims to inform, educate and entertain its readers through its myriad columns which include Editorials, Original Articles, Review Articles, Selected Summaries, Letters from Chennai, Mumbai, London and Glasgow, Clinical Case Reports, Book Reviews, Clinico-pathological Conferences, Everyday Practice, Masala and News from Here and There. It provides for analysis and advocacy of issues relevant to health policy and health provider training through sections on 'Medicine and Society' and 'Medical Education'. It also gives opportunity for expression of individual... Read More