JAMA Pediatrics

JAMA Pediatrics is a monthly peer-reviewed medical journal published by the American Medical Association. It covers all aspects of pediatrics. The journal was established in 1911 as the American Journal of Diseases of Children and renamed in 1994 to Archives of Pediatrics & Adolescent Medicine, before obtaining its current title in 2013.

JAMA Pediatrics
Edited byDimitri A. Christakis, MD, MPH
Publication details
Former name(s)
Archives of Pediatrics & Adolescent Medicine, American Journal of Diseases of Children
12.004 (2018)
Standard abbreviations
ISO 4JAMA Pediatr.
JAMA Pediatrics
ISSN2168-6203 (print)
2168-6211 (web)
OCLC no.28958056
American Journal of Diseases of Children
A.M.A. American Journal of Diseases of Children
Archives of Pediatrics & Adolescent Medicine

The journal's founding editor-in-chief in 1911 was Abraham Jacobi. The articles in that first volume of the journal were mostly observational studies focused on the major causes of illness and death in children at the start of the 20th Century.[1]

The current editor-in-chief is Dimitri A. Christakis (University of Washington). According to the Journal Citation Reports, the journal's 2018 impact factor is 12.004, ranking it 1st out of 124 journals in the category "Pediatrics".[2]

Abstracting and indexing

The journal is abstracted and indexed in Index Medicus/MEDLINE/PubMed.[3]

See also


  1. Ligon-Borden, B. Lee (July 2003). "Abraham Jacobi, MD: father of American pediatrics and advocate for children's health". Seminars in Pediatric Infectious Diseases. 14 (3): 245–249. doi:10.1016/S1045-1870(03)00055-4. PMID 12913838.
  2. "Journals Ranked by Impact: Pediatrics". 2018 Journal Citation Reports. Web of Science (Science ed.). Clarivate Analytics. 2019.
  3. "JAMA Pediatrics". NLM Catalog. National Center for Biotechnology Information. Retrieved 2019-11-12.

This article is issued from Wikipedia. The text is licensed under Creative Commons - Attribution - Sharealike. Additional terms may apply for the media files.