JAMA (journal)

JAMA  
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Former names
Transactions of the American Medical Association; Councilor's Bulletin; Bulletin of the American Medical Association; Journal of the American Medical Association
JAMA
JAMA
DisciplineMedicine
LanguageEnglish
Edited byHoward C. Bauchner
Publication details
Publisher
Publication history
1883–present
Frequency48/year
44.405
Indexing
ISSN0098-7484 (print)
1538-3598 (web)
LCCN82643544
CODENJAMAAP
OCLC no.1124917
Until 1960:
ISSN0002-9955
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JAMA: The Journal of the American Medical Association is a peer-reviewed medical journal published 48 times a year by the American Medical Association. It publishes original research, reviews, and editorials covering all aspects of the biomedical sciences. The journal was established in 1883 with Nathan Smith Davis as the founding editor. The journal's current editor-in-chief is Howard Bauchner of Boston University, who succeeded Catherine DeAngelis on July 1, 2011.[1]

History

The journal was established in 1883 by the American Medical Association and superseded the Transactions of the American Medical Association.[2] The Councilor's Bulletin was renamed the Bulletin of the American Medical Association that was later absorbed by the Journal of the American Medical Association.[3] In 1960 the journal obtained its current title, JAMA: The Journal of the American Medical Association.[4][5] The journal is commonly referred to as JAMA.