To bring physicians the best research at the intersection of biomedical science and clinical practice and to present the information in an understandable and clinically useful format.
The most widely read, cited, and influential general medical journal and website in the world and the oldest continuously published medical periodical. Widely recognized as the gold standard for current research and best practices in medicine.
Journal Impact Factor
The NEJM 2018 Journal Impact Factor is 70.670, making NEJM the highest-ranking medical journal in the general medicine category. A Journal Impact Factor represents the number of citations in a given year divided by the total number of articles published in the previous two years and serves as a measure of the citation frequency of an average article in the Journal. (2018 Journal Citation Reports, Web of Science Group, 2019)
More than 600,000 medical professionals in nearly every country around the world.
Worldwide Public Access
Six months after original publication, full texts of NEJM research articles are made available free of charge to all interested readers via NEJM.org. NEJM also grants immediate free access to low-income countries through participation in the Research4Life’s Hinari program.