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Journal of General Internal Medicine



The Journal of General Internal Medicine is the official journal of the Society. It promotes improved patient care, research, and education in primary care, general internal medicine, and hospital medicine. Its articles focus on topics such as clinical medicine, epidemiology, prevention, health care delivery, curriculum development and numerous other non-traditional themes, in addition to classic clinical research on problems in internal medicine.

JGIM offers early publication at to reach a broad audience,  with online access to abstracts and full articles rapidly growing each year.  JGIM's impact factor has risen in parallel with its increasing number of high-quality submissions.  Special supplements to JGIM  provide state-of-the-art updates on key topics such as health literacy, women's health, medical education and reforming relationships in health care.

Call for Submissions: The Science of Electronic Health Record Transitions

This special issue of the Journal of General Internal Medicine, sponsored by the VA Health Services Research & Development (HSR&D) service and the Coordinating Hub to Promote Research Optimizing Veteran-centric EHR Research (PROVEN), aims to advance the science of electronic health record (EHR) system transitions. In the next decade, many health care organizations, including the VA, will transition their EHR. The special issue will be of interest to clinicians, health services researchers, clinical informaticists, implementation scientists, social scientists, information technology professionals, institutional leaders, policymakers, and patients in both VA and non-VA settings.

Deadline Extension: Please submit your manuscripts by December 1, 2022 through Editorial Manager. Publication of the printed version is expected in fall 2023.  

Guest Editors: Michael Weiner, MD, MPH; Seppo Rinne, MD, PhD, & Elizabeth Yano, PhD, MSPH

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Co-Editors in Chief

teven M Asch, MD, MPH
Stanford University, School of Medicine 

Carol Bates, MD 
Harvard Medical School

Jeffrey L Jackson, MD, MPH
Medical College of Wisconsin