HealthAugust 20, 2020

Wolters Kluwer announces impact factor gains across its Lippincott portfolio of journals

Wolters Kluwer, Health announced today that four of its Lippincott journals have been ranked #1 based on their 2019 Journal Citation Report (JCR) Impact Factor Score from Clarivate Analytics. An Impact Factor (IF) is a measurement of the frequency by which an article in a scholarly journal is cited in a particular year. Of the 212 Lippincott titles listed in the JCR rankings, 56 percent had Impact Factor gains over the previous year, with 17 journals increasing by 25 percent or more.

Lippincott holds 17 Top 5 rankings across 12 specialties and 45 Top 10 rankings across 31 specialties. Rounding out the top 20 rankings, Lippincott holds 89 spots across 43 specialties.

Lippincott publishes the top-ranked titles in the following subject categories:

  • Anesthesiology: Anesthesiology (IF 7.067), published on behalf of the American Society of Anesthesiologists
  • Cardiac & Cardiovascular Systems: Circulation (IF 23.603), published on behalf of the American Heart Association
  • Education, Scientific Disciplines: Academic Medicine (IF 5.354), the official journal of the Association of American Medical Colleges
  • Peripheral Vascular Disease: Circulation (IF 23.603), published on behalf of the American Heart Association
  • Rehabilitation (Social Science): Journal of Head Trauma & Rehabilitation (IF 2.814), top title in Rehabilitation in the Social Sciences, the official journal of the Brain Injury Association of America

Lippincott publishes Top 10 titles in the following categories:

Anatomy & Morphology

  • #10 Applied Immunohistochemistry & Molecular Morphology (IF 1.773), the official publication of the International Society for Immunohistochemistry & Molecular Morphology

Anesthesiology

  • #6 Pain (IF 5.483), published on behalf of the International Association for the Study of Pain
  • #7 European Journal of Anaesthesiology (IF 4.500), published on behalf of the European Society of Anaesthesiology
  • #8 Anesthesia & Analgesia (IF 4.305), published on behalf of the International Anesthesia Research Society

Audiology & Speech-Language Pathology

  • #2 Ear & Hearing (IF 3.129), the official title of the American Auditory Society

Cardiac & Cardiovascular Systems

  • #5 Circulation Research (IF 14.467), published on behalf of the American Heart Association
  • #10 Circulation: Heart Failure (IF 6.833), published on behalf of the American Heart Association

Clinical Neurology

  • #10 Neurology (IF 8.770), published on behalf of the American Academy of Neurology

Critical Care Medicine

  • #4 Critical Care Medicine (IF 7.414), published in conjunction with the Society of Critical Care Medicine

Dermatology

  • #8 Dermatitis (IF 3.988), the official journal of the American Contact Dermatitis Society

Emergency Medicine

  • #10 European Journal of Emergency Medicine (IF 2.170), the official journal of the European Society for Emergency Medicine

Gastroenterology & Hepatology

  • #7 American Journal of Gastroenterology (IF 10.171), the official journal of the American College of Gastroenterology

Healthcare Sciences & Services

  • #3 Academic Medicine (IF 5.354), the official journal of the Association of American Medical Colleges

Hematology

  • #2 Circulation Research (IF 14.467), published on behalf of the American Heart Association
  • #9 Arteriosclerosis, Thrombosis, and Vascular Biology (IF 6.604), published on the behalf of the American Heart Association

Obstetrics & Gynecology

  • #6 Obstetrics & Gynecology (IF 5.524), published on behalf of the American College of Obstetricians and Gynecologists

Ophthalmology

  • #8 RETINA-The Journal of Retinal and Vitreous Diseases (IF 3.649)

Orthopaedics

  • #4 The Journal of Bone & Joint Surgery (IF 4.578)
  • #5 Clinical Orthopaedics & Related Research (IF 4.329), published on behalf of The Association of Bone and Joint Surgeons

Otorhinolaryngology

  • #3 Ear & Hearing (IF 3.129), the official title of the American Auditory Society

Pathology

  • #10 American Journal of Surgical Pathology (IF 4.958), affiliated with The Arthur Purdy Stout Society of Surgical Pathologists and The Gastrointestinal Pathology Society

Physiology

  • #9 Exercise and Sport Sciences Reviews (IF 4.915), published on behalf of the American College of Sports Medicine

Peripheral Vascular Disease

  • #2 Circulation Research (IF 14.467), published on behalf of the American Heart Association
  • #4 Hypertension (IF 7.713), published on behalf of the American Heart Association
  • #6 Stroke (IF 7.190), published on behalf of the American Heart Association
  • #7 Arteriosclerosis, Thrombosis & Vascular Biology (IF 6.604), published on behalf of the American Heart Association

Psychology

  • #10 Psychosomatic Medicine (IF 3.702), the official journal of the American Psychosomatic Society

Public, Environmental & Occupational Health

  • #8 Epidemiology (IF 5.071)

Radiology

  • #7 Clinical Nuclear Medicine (IF 6.587)

Rehabilitation

  • #6 Journal of Geriatric Physical Therapy (IF 3.396), the official journal of the Academy of Geriatric Physical Therapy
  • #7 Journal of Neurologic Physical Therapy (IF 2.893), the official journal of the Academy of Neurologic Physical Therapy

Rehabilitation (Social Science)

  • #4 International Journal of Rehabilitation Research (IF 1.357), the official journal of the European Forum for Research in Rehabilitation

Rheumatology

  • #10 Current Opinion in Rheumatology (IF 4.006)

Sport Sciences

  • #7 Exercise and Sport Sciences Review (IF 4.915), published on behalf of the American College of Sports Medicine
  • #9 Medicine & Science in Sports & Exercise (IF 4.029), published on behalf of the American College of Sports Medicine

Substance Abuse

  • #9 Journal of Addiction Medicine (IF 3.014), the official journal of the American Society of Addiction Medicine

Surgery

  • #2 Annals of Surgery (IF 10.130), affiliated with the American Surgical Association and the European Surgical Association
  • #10 American Journal of Surgical Pathology (IF 4.958), affiliated with The Arthur Purdy Stout Society of Surgical Pathologists and The Gastrointestinal Pathology Society

Transplantation

  • #6 Transplantation (IF 4.264), the official journal of The Transplantation Society

Urology & Nephrology

  • #9 Journal of Urology (IF 5.925), the official journal of the American Urological Association

Virology

  • #7 AIDS (IF 4.511)

For more information about the Lippincott portfolio of journals from Wolters Kluwer, visit https://www.wolterskluwer.com/en/solutions/lippincott-journals.

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