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Journal of Women's Health

Editor-in-Chief: Susan G. Kornstein, MD

ISSN: 1540-9996 • Published Monthly • Online ISSN: 1931-843X

Current Volume: 23

Latest Impact Factor* is 1.896

*2013 Journal Citation Reports® published by Thomson Reuters, 2014

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Journal of Women's Health is the primary source of information for meeting the challenges of providing optimal health care for women throughout their lifespan. The Journal delivers cutting-edge advancements in diagnostic procedures, therapeutic protocols for the management of diseases, and innovative research in gender-based biology that impacts patient care and treatment.

Journal of Women’s Health coverage includes:

  • Internal Medicine
  • Endocrinology
  • Cardiology
  • Oncology
  • Obstetrics/Gynecology
  • Urogynecology
  • Psychiatry
  • Neurology
  • Nutrition
  • Sex-Based Biology
  • Complementary Medicine
  • Sports Medicine
  • Surgery
  • Medical Education
  • Public Policy

Journal of Women’s Health is under the editorial leadership of Editor-in-Chief Susan G. Kornstein, MD, Virginia Commonwealth University School of Medicine; Deputy Editor Robert W. Downs, Jr., MD, Virginia Commonwealth University School of Medicine; and other leading investigators. View the entire editorial board.

Audience: Physicians, nurse practitioners, women's health specialists, gynecologists, obstetricians, oncologists, and cardiologists, among others

Society Affiliation

The Official Journal of the Academy of Women's Health
Join the conversation! Visit the Academy's MP Post blog for bi-weekly observations from Mitzi Perdue on controversies, news, and the latest updates in women's health.

The Official Journal of The Society for Women's Health Research

Indexed/Abstracted in:

MEDLINE; PubMed; PubMed Central; Current Contents®/Clinical Medicine; Current Contents®/Social & Behavioral Sciences; Science Citation Index Expanded; Science Citation Index®; Social Sciences Citation Index®; Social SciSearch®; Journal Citation Reports/Science Edition; Journal Citation Reports/Social Sciences Edition; Prous Science Integrity®; EMBASE/Excerpta Medica; Scopus; CINAHL® database; PsycINFO; CAB Abstracts; Global Health; SIIC Data Bases; British Nursing Index

The views, opinions, findings, conclusions and recommendations set forth in any Journal article are solely those of the authors of those articles and do not necessarily reflect the views, policy or position of the Journal, its Publisher, its editorial staff or any affiliated Societies and should not be attributed to any of them.

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