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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

JGIM Medical Education Theme Issue: Evidence, Innovation, and Action in Medical Education

The goal of this theme issue is to highlight and promote rigorous research on current issues of broad interest to medical education at any level.  Topics of special interest include but are not limited to:

  • Education in quality/safety
  • CBME
  • Equity in medical education
  • Social justice including responses to recent SCOTUS decisions
  • Technology/AI in medical education
  • Humanities in medical education
  • The UME to GME transition
  • Faculty development, recruitment, and retention of medical educators

Papers must be submitted no later than February 5, 2024 and should adhere to JGIM's online instructions for authors.  Materials will be accepted on a rolling basis. Anticipated publication Winter 2025.

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Co-Editors in Chief

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

Carol K Bates, MD 
Harvard Medical School

Jeffrey L Jackson, MD, MPH
Medical College of Wisconsin