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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: Veterans' Access to Care

This special issue of the Journal of General Internal Medicine (JGIM), sponsored by VA’s Health Services Research and Development Service (HSR&D) and Veterans Access Research Consortium (VARC), will focus on healthcare access research within the Veterans Health Administration (VHA). For this special issue, we encourage submissions addressing one or more of the following high-priority access research domains within the Veterans Health Administration: Measurement of Access, Equity and Subpopulations, or Effective Interventions to Improve Access.

Abstract submission deadline: June 20th, 2022
Notification of invitation to submit manuscript: June 30th, 2022
Manuscript submission deadline: September 30th, 2022
Publication: Mid 2023

Guest Editors: Peter Kaboli, MD, MS and Stephanie Shimada, PhD

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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