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The Journal of Pediatrics

  • ISSN: 0022-3476

Editor-In-Chief: Fisher

Next planned ship date: May 24, 2024

  • 5 Year impact factor: 5.2
  • Impact factor: 5.1

The Journal of Pediatrics is an international peer-reviewed journal that advances pediatric research and serves as a practical guide for pediatricians who manage health and diagnos… Read more

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The Journal of Pediatrics is an international peer-reviewed journal that advances pediatric research and serves as a practical guide for pediatricians who manage health and diagnose and treat disorders in infants, children, and adolescents. The Journal publishes original work based on standards of excellence and expert review. The Journal seeks to publish high quality original articles that are immediately applicable to practice (basic science, translational research, evidence-based medicine), brief clinical and laboratory case reports, medical progress, expert commentary, grand rounds, insightful editorials, “classic” physical examinations, and novel insights into clinical and academic pediatric medicine related to every aspect of child health. Published monthly since 1932, The Journal of Pediatrics continues to promote the latest developments in pediatric medicine, child health, policy, and advocacy.

Topics covered in The Journal of Pediatrics include, but are not limited to:

General Pediatrics

Pediatric Subspecialties

Adolescent Medicine

Allergy and Immunology

Cardiology

Critical Care Medicine

Developmental-Behavioral Medicine

Endocrinology

Gastroenterology

Hematology-Oncology

Infectious Diseases

Neonatal-Perinatal Medicine

Nephrology

Neurology

Emergency Medicine

Pulmonology

Rheumatology

Genetics

Ethics

Health Service Research

Pediatric Hospitalist Medicine



The Journal of Pediatrics has an open access companion journal The Journal of Pediatrics: X which has the same aims and scope, editorial board and peer-review process. To submit to The Journal of Pediatrics: X visit https://www.editorialmanager.com/YMPDX/default.aspx.

Mission Statement:
Through a rigorous process of evaluation and peer review, The Journal of Pediatrics strives to publish pediatric research of the highest value for a diverse audience of pediatric healthcare professionals: academic general and subspecialty physicians and clinicians, researchers, educators, practicing and general pediatricians, nurse practitioners/physician assistants, hospitalists, residents, fellows, and others. The Journal seeks to inform immediate care decisions, deepen knowledge, and advance further scientific discovery to improve the quality of care and the health of infants, children, and adolescents.