Journal of the Formosan Medical Association

The Journal of the Formosan Medical Association (JFMA), published continuously since 1902, is an international general medical journal of the Formosan Medical Association based in Taipei, Taiwan. The JFMA is published monthly by Elsevier. It publishes peer-reviewed Perspectives, Reviews, Original papers, Case reports, Brief communications, Correspondence and Letters to the Editor related to clinical practice and research in all fields of medicine and related disciplines that are of interest to the medical profession.

All submitted papers are reviewed by at least two expert referees in the field of the submitted paper. JFMA's acceptance rate is 31.3% of more than 435 original papers received annually. In 2014, the median time for an initial editorial decision for submitted manuscripts was 42 days; the median time from submission to acceptance for all articles was 60 days and 84 days from acceptance to publication. The JFMA is indexed in SCIE since 1992 with an IF of 1.968 in 2014 JCR. It is also indexed in Current Contents/ Clinical Medicine, Medline, ciSearch, CAB Abstracts, Embase, SIIC Data Bases, Research Alert, BIOSIS, Biological Abstracts, Scopus and ScienceDirect.

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