JAMA Network Open is an international, peer-reviewed, open access, general medical journal that publishes research on clinical care, innovation in health care, health policy, and global health across all health disciplines and countries for clinicians, investigators, and policy makers. JAMA Network Open is a member of the JAMA Network, a consortium of peer-reviewed, general medical and specialty publications.
Journal Frequency and Access.
JAMA Network Open is published online weekly, every Friday. All articles are published under an open access license and available immediately at publication. All research articles that are accepted for publication require a payment of an article processing charge (APC) of $3000. Waivers and discounts on open access article processing charges are available for eligible authors from Hinari Core Offer countries. Additional information about the journal's open access options is available here.
Editorial Information. JAMA Network Open will publish original research articles and invited commentary on more than 40 medical and health subject areas. See complete list below. JAMA Network Open's Impact Factor is 5.03. Information on the types of articles published and editorial policies is available in the journal’s Instructions for Authors. JAMA Network Open follows the same peer review, editorial, and publishing standards of JAMA and the JAMA Network journals.
Editorial Team. The founding Editor in Chief of JAMA Network Open is Frederick P. Rivara, MD, MPH. Dr Rivara is the Seattle Children’s Guild Endowed Chair in Pediatrics, Professor of Pediatrics, and adjunct Professor of Epidemiology at the University of Washington. The Deputy Editor of JAMA Network Open is Stephan D. Fihn, MD, MPH. Dr Fihn is a practicing general internist who is Professor in the departments of Medicine and of Health Services at the University of Washington. For a complete listing of the journal’s Editors, Statistical Reviewers, and Editorial Board, see Editors and Publishers.
Mission Statement. JAMA Network Open is an international, peer-reviewed, open access, general medical journal that publishes research and commentary on clinical care, innovation in health care, health policy, and global health across all health disciplines and countries for clinicians, investigators, and policy makers. Our vision is to use new and emerging technologies to enhance communication of all content and make it freely available. Our mission is to improve health and health care for people around the globe. Consistent with the rigorous editorial, peer review, and publishing standards of the JAMA Network, our goal is for JAMA Network Open to be the leading open access general medical journal in the world.
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Building on a tradition of editorial excellence, JAMA Network Open provides authors the impact and reach of JAMA and the JAMA Network specialty journals as well as prompt decisions, rapid publication, author-focused services, and high-quality peer review and editing.
JAMA Network Open offers unparalleled reach and an author-friendly approach, from manuscript submission through publication.
JAMA Network Open will publish research on all aspects of clinical care, innovations in health care, health policy, and global health across all health disciplines, including the following:
For more information, see JAMA Network Open Instructions for Authors. Submit your manuscript at https://manuscripts.jamanetworkopen.com.
Updated January 2021
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