Frontiers of Medicine is an international general medical journal sponsored by the Ministry of Education of China. The journal is jointly published by the Higher Education Press and Springer. Online versions are available through http://link.springer.com/. Since the first issue of 2010, this journal has been indexed in PubMed/MEDLINE.

Frontiers of Medicine is dedicated to publishing original research and review articles on the latest advances in clinical and basic medicine with a focus on epidemiology, traditional Chinese medicine, translational research, healthcare, public health and health policies. The journal employs a rigorous peer-review and editing process to ensure the scientific accuracy, novelty and importance of the manuscripts. Frontiers of Medicine is committed to promoting health and health care through communications among professionals in medical care, disease prevention and scientific research throughout the world by updating the progress in medicine, sharing experiences in disease control and treatment and exchanging views on health policies, medical services and health care reform.

  • To publish original, important, peer-reviewed articles on a diverse range of medical topics
  • To promote health and health care through communications among professionals in medical care and scientific research throughout the world
  • To accelerate the pace of medical development by updating the progress in medicine and sharing experiences in disease control and treatment
  • To improve health for all human kind by exchange of views on health policies, medical services, and health care reform

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Editors-in-Chief
  • Saijuan Chen,
  • Boli Zhang,
  • Baofeng Yang,
  • Xiaoping Chen
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3.421 (2019)
Impact factor
2.662 (2019)
Five year impact factor
30,971 (2019)
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Electronic ISSN
2095-0225
Print ISSN
2095-0217
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Co-publication with Higher Education Press
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  1. CNKI
  2. Chinese Science Citation Database
  3. Dimensions
  4. EBSCO Biomedical Reference Collection
  5. EBSCO Discovery Service
  6. EMCare
  7. Google Scholar
  8. Institute of Scientific and Technical Information of China
  9. Journal Citation Reports/Science Edition
  10. Medline
  11. Naver
  12. OCLC WorldCat Discovery Service
  13. ProQuest Central
  14. ProQuest Health & Medical Collection
  15. ProQuest Health Research Premium Collection
  16. ProQuest Medical Database
  17. ProQuest-ExLibris Primo
  18. ProQuest-ExLibris Summon
  19. SCImago
  20. SCOPUS
  21. Science Citation Index Expanded (SciSearch)
  22. Semantic Scholar
  23. TD Net Discovery Service
  24. UGC-CARE List (India)
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