Best Medicine Journals

The ranking of best journals for Medicine was published by Research.com, one of the prominent websites for computer science research providing trusted data on scientific contributions since 2014.

The position in the ranking is based on a unique bibliometric score created by Research.com which is computed using the estimated h-index and the number of leading scientists who have endorsed the journal during the last three previous years. Show more

The ranking contains Impact Score values gathered on December 6th, 2021.

The process for ranking journals involves examining more than 9,788 journals which were selected after detailed inspection and rigorous examination of over 648,941 scientific documents published during the last three years by 16,234 leading and well-respected scientists in the area of computer science.

More details on the methodology for computing the score can be found on our Methodology Page.

Rank
Journal Details
Best Scientists
Documents
Impact Score
1 The Lancet

The Lancet

0140-6736
Best Scientists 2915 2116 Impact Score 156.40
2 New England Journal of Medicine

New England Journal of Medicine

0028-4793
Best Scientists 2719 2880 Impact Score 145.90
3 Journal of Clinical Oncology

Journal of Clinical Oncology

0732-183X
Best Scientists 3027 13139 Impact Score 71.60
4 The Lancet Oncology

The Lancet Oncology

1470-2045
Best Scientists 1259 956 Impact Score 71.20
5 JAMA - Journal of the American Medical Association

JAMA - Journal of the American Medical Association

0098-7484
Best Scientists 1877 2028 Impact Score 69.90
6 Journal of the American College of Cardiology

Journal of the American College of Cardiology

0735-1097
Best Scientists 2097 7983 Impact Score 66.70
7 JAMA oncology

JAMA oncology

2374-2437
Best Scientists 1279 927 Impact Score 64.50
8 Circulation

Circulation

0009-7322
Best Scientists 2633 7392 Impact Score 60.50
9 Nature Medicine

Nature Medicine

1078-8956
Best Scientists 1226 768 Impact Score 60.30
10 The Lancet Neurology

The Lancet Neurology

1474-4422
Best Scientists 881 551 Impact Score 60.10
11 European Heart Journal

European Heart Journal

0195-668X
Best Scientists 1973 7571 Impact Score 54.60
12 The Lancet Diabetes and Endocrinology

The Lancet Diabetes and Endocrinology

2213-8587
Best Scientists 797 503 Impact Score 51.80
13 Cancer Cell

Cancer Cell

1535-6108
Best Scientists 653 417 Impact Score 45.70
14 BMJ

BMJ

0959-8138
Best Scientists 1195 1115 Impact Score 44.90
15 Gastroenterology

Gastroenterology

0016-5085
Best Scientists 1700 7075 Impact Score 44.20
16 Annals of Oncology

Annals of Oncology

0923-7534
Best Scientists 1620 4732 Impact Score 43.80
17 Blood

Blood

0006-4971
Best Scientists 1800 9822 Impact Score 43.50
18 JAMA Cardiology

JAMA Cardiology

2380-6583
Best Scientists 935 911 Impact Score 40.00
19 PLoS Medicine

PLoS Medicine

1549-1277
Best Scientists 1108 691 Impact Score 39.60
20 The Lancet Respiratory Medicine

The Lancet Respiratory Medicine

2213-2600
Best Scientists 742 566 Impact Score 39.10
21 The Lancet Infectious Diseases

The Lancet Infectious Diseases

1473-3099
Best Scientists 642 719 Impact Score 38.60
22 Clinical Cancer Research

Clinical Cancer Research

1078-0432
Best Scientists 1823 2242 Impact Score 37.60
23 International Journal of Epidemiology

International Journal of Epidemiology

0300-5771
Best Scientists 1018 661 Impact Score 36.70
24 Cancer Discovery

Cancer Discovery

2159-8274
Best Scientists 558 435 Impact Score 36.30
25 Gut

Gut

0017-5749
Best Scientists 878 919 Impact Score 36.20
26 Science Translational Medicine

Science Translational Medicine

1946-6234
Best Scientists 1081 704 Impact Score 35.70
27 Journal of the National Cancer Institute

Journal of the National Cancer Institute

0027-8874
Best Scientists 1034 675 Impact Score 35.30
28 Alzheimer's and Dementia

Alzheimer's and Dementia

1552-5260
Best Scientists 1043 4998 Impact Score 35.00
29 Molecular Psychiatry

Molecular Psychiatry

1359-4184
Best Scientists 845 768 Impact Score 34.40
30 Annals of the Rheumatic Diseases

Annals of the Rheumatic Diseases

0003-4967
Best Scientists 597 1351 Impact Score 32.00
31 Journal of Hepatology

Journal of Hepatology

0168-8278
Best Scientists 856 2779 Impact Score 31.40
32 JAMA Psychiatry

JAMA Psychiatry

2168-622X
Best Scientists 573 585 Impact Score 30.90
33 Annals of Internal Medicine

Annals of Internal Medicine

0003-4819
Best Scientists 1646 1747 Impact Score 30.20
34 JAMA Neurology

JAMA Neurology

2168-6149
Best Scientists 735 633 Impact Score 30.00
35 Neurology

Neurology

0028-3878
Best Scientists 1511 3200 Impact Score 29.80
36 Journal of Allergy and Clinical Immunology

Journal of Allergy and Clinical Immunology

0091-6749
Best Scientists 867 2282 Impact Score 29.70
37 The Lancet Gastroenterology and Hepatology

The Lancet Gastroenterology and Hepatology

2468-1253
Best Scientists 476 369 Impact Score 29.70
38 Journal of Clinical Investigation

Journal of Clinical Investigation

0021-9738
Best Scientists 1367 1114 Impact Score 29.50
39 Diabetes

Diabetes

0012-1797
Best Scientists 1216 2893 Impact Score 29.20
40 The Lancet Global Health

The Lancet Global Health

2214-109X
Best Scientists 531 482 Impact Score 29.00
41 European Urology

European Urology

0302-2838
Best Scientists 533 1099 Impact Score 28.60
42 American Journal of Respiratory and Critical Care Medicine

American Journal of Respiratory and Critical Care Medicine

1073-449X
Best Scientists 914 1603 Impact Score 28.50
43 European Respiratory Journal

European Respiratory Journal

0903-1936
Best Scientists 771 1433 Impact Score 28.50
44 Leukemia

Leukemia

0887-6924
Best Scientists 655 1120 Impact Score 27.90
45 Hepatology

Hepatology

0270-9139
Best Scientists 721 1225 Impact Score 27.60
46 Clinical Infectious Diseases

Clinical Infectious Diseases

1058-4838 , Biweekly
Best Scientists 1195 2387 Impact Score 27.40
47 The Lancet Psychiatry

The Lancet Psychiatry

2215-0366
Best Scientists 380 447 Impact Score 27.40
48 American Journal of Epidemiology

American Journal of Epidemiology

0002-9262
Best Scientists 902 685 Impact Score 27.30
49 Immunity

Immunity

1074-7613
Best Scientists 415 412 Impact Score 27.30
50 Cell Metabolism

Cell Metabolism

1550-4131
Best Scientists 411 393 Impact Score 27.00
51 Hypertension

Hypertension

0194-911X
Best Scientists 932 1448 Impact Score 26.70
52 Brain

Brain

0006-8950
Best Scientists 701 830 Impact Score 26.70
53 Journal of the American Society of Nephrology : JASN

Journal of the American Society of Nephrology : JASN

1046-6673
Best Scientists 617 639 Impact Score 26.10
54 Kidney International

Kidney International

0085-2538
Best Scientists 606 874 Impact Score 25.90
55 European Journal of Heart Failure

European Journal of Heart Failure

1388-9842
Best Scientists 545 1053 Impact Score 25.80
56 Journal of the American Heart Association

Journal of the American Heart Association

2047-9980
Best Scientists 1876 2391 Impact Score 25.60
57 JAMA Pediatrics

JAMA Pediatrics

2168-6203
Best Scientists 535 482 Impact Score 25.60
58 Diabetes Care

Diabetes Care

0149-5992
Best Scientists 1040 1300 Impact Score 25.50
59 Journal of the National Comprehensive Cancer Network : JNCCN

Journal of the National Comprehensive Cancer Network : JNCCN

1540-1405
Best Scientists 410 327 Impact Score 25.20
60 JAMA Internal Medicine

JAMA Internal Medicine

2168-6106
Best Scientists 741 796 Impact Score 25.10
61 The Lancet Haematology

The Lancet Haematology

2352-3026
Best Scientists 422 279 Impact Score 25.10
62 European Journal of Cancer

European Journal of Cancer

0959-8049
Best Scientists 1039 1390 Impact Score 24.90
63 Arthritis and Rheumatism

Arthritis and Rheumatism

0004-3591
Best Scientists 574 944 Impact Score 24.90
64 Circulation Research

Circulation Research

0009-7330 , Biweekly
Best Scientists 695 1033 Impact Score 24.40
65 Nature Immunology

Nature Immunology

1529-2908
Best Scientists 376 357 Impact Score 24.30
66 Annals of Surgery

Annals of Surgery

0003-4932
Best Scientists 719 1301 Impact Score 24.20
67 American Journal of Clinical Nutrition

American Journal of Clinical Nutrition

0002-9165
Best Scientists 926 913 Impact Score 23.70
68 Nature Reviews Clinical Oncology

Nature Reviews Clinical Oncology

1759-4774
Best Scientists 324 262 Impact Score 23.30
69 Cancer

Cancer

0008-543X
Best Scientists 1228 1382 Impact Score 23.20
70 JCI insight

JCI insight

Best Scientists 1370 1096 Impact Score 23.00
71 Annals of Neurology

Annals of Neurology

0364-5134
Best Scientists 679 613 Impact Score 23.00
72 Cochrane Database of Systematic Reviews

Cochrane Database of Systematic Reviews

1469-493X
Best Scientists 427 918 Impact Score 22.80
73 Journal of Thoracic Oncology

Journal of Thoracic Oncology

1556-0864
Best Scientists 746 2885 Impact Score 22.60
74 Clinical Gastroenterology and Hepatology

Clinical Gastroenterology and Hepatology

1542-3565
Best Scientists 732 1191 Impact Score 22.50
75 American Journal of Psychiatry

American Journal of Psychiatry

0002-953X
Best Scientists 359 444 Impact Score 22.50
76 The Lancet Public Health

The Lancet Public Health

2468-2667
Best Scientists 363 252 Impact Score 22.40
77 Nature Reviews Cardiology

Nature Reviews Cardiology

1759-5002 , Monthly
Best Scientists 309 252 Impact Score 22.40
78 Intensive Care Medicine

Intensive Care Medicine

0342-4642
Best Scientists 315 777 Impact Score 22.20
79 Journal of Experimental Medicine

Journal of Experimental Medicine

0022-1007
Best Scientists 544 501 Impact Score 22.00
80 Cancer Research

Cancer Research

0008-5472
Best Scientists 1526 1745 Impact Score 21.50
81 Diabetologia

Diabetologia

0012-186X
Best Scientists 795 922 Impact Score 21.40
82 Translational Psychiatry

Translational Psychiatry

2158-3188
Best Scientists 632 742 Impact Score 21.30
83 Stroke

Stroke

0039-2499
Best Scientists 941 3500 Impact Score 21.20
84 BMC Medicine

BMC Medicine

1741-7015
Best Scientists 918 712 Impact Score 21.10
85 Science Immunology

Science Immunology

2470-9468
Best Scientists 309 222 Impact Score 21.10
86 Blood advances

Blood advances

Best Scientists 868 1024 Impact Score 21.00
87 Acta Neuropathologica

Acta Neuropathologica

0001-6322
Best Scientists 370 396 Impact Score 21.00
88 British Journal of Cancer

British Journal of Cancer

0007-0920
Best Scientists 1148 949 Impact Score 20.70
89 JAMA Network Open

JAMA Network Open

Monthly
Best Scientists 1659 1470 Impact Score 20.50
90 Journal for ImmunoTherapy of Cancer

Journal for ImmunoTherapy of Cancer

2051-1426
Best Scientists 612 713 Impact Score 20.50
91 BMJ Open

BMJ Open

2044-6055
Best Scientists 2639 4156 Impact Score 20.40
92 Nature Reviews Neurology

Nature Reviews Neurology

1759-4758
Best Scientists 286 233 Impact Score 20.40
93 Frontiers in Immunology

Frontiers in Immunology

Best Scientists 1599 2739 Impact Score 20.20
94 Journal of Clinical Endocrinology and Metabolism

Journal of Clinical Endocrinology and Metabolism

0021-972X
Best Scientists 1331 1698 Impact Score 19.90
95 American Heart Journal

American Heart Journal

0002-8703
Best Scientists 822 817 Impact Score 19.80
96 Oncotarget

Oncotarget

1949-2553
Best Scientists 1860 2418 Impact Score 19.70
97 Genetics in Medicine

Genetics in Medicine

1098-3600
Best Scientists 412 452 Impact Score 19.70
98 Nature Reviews Disease Primers

Nature Reviews Disease Primers

Best Scientists 212 86 Impact Score 19.70
99 Radiology

Radiology

0033-8419
Best Scientists 574 766 Impact Score 19.60
100 The Lancet HIV

The Lancet HIV

2352-3018
Best Scientists 323 287 Impact Score 19.60

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