Aims and scope
Journal of Medical Genetics is a leading international peer-reviewed journal covering original research in human genetics, including reviews of and opinion on the latest developments. Articles cover the molecular basis of human disease including germline cancer genetics, clinical manifestations of genetic disorders, applications of molecular genetics to medical practice and the systematic evaluation of such applications worldwide.
|Publication Model||Subscription; with hybrid open access option|
|Indexed by||Web of Science Core Collection: Science Citation Index, Science Citation Index Extended; BIOSIS Reviews, Current Contents: Clinical Medicine, Life Sciences; MEDLINE (Index Medicus), PubMed Central, Scopus, Embase (Excerpta Medica), CINAHL, Google Scholar|
|Peer Review Model||Single blind; the names of reviewers are hidden from the author|
Journal statistics (2018)
|Instant Rejection Rate||74%|
|Time from Submission to First Decision||15 days|
|Time from Acceptance to Publication||23 days|
Rights and permissions
The Journal of Medical Genetics is an official journal of the Canadian College of Medical Geneticists.
BMJ is a founding member of COPE (the Committee on Publication Ethics), which provides a forum for publishers and Editors of scientific journals to discuss issues relating to the integrity of the work submitted to or published in their journals.
The EQUATOR Network is an international initiative that seeks to improve the value of medical research literature by promoting accurate, transparent reporting of research studies. BMJ is a sponsor of its activities.