The American Journal of Clinical Dermatology promotes evidence-based therapy and effective patient management within the discipline of dermatology by publishing critical and comprehensive review articles and clinically focused original research articles covering all aspects of the management of dermatological conditions.

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The American Journal of Clinical Dermatology offers a range of additional features designed to increase the visibility, readership and educational value of the journal’s content. Each article is accompanied by a Key Points summary, giving a time-efficient overview of the content to a wide readership. Articles may be accompanied by plain language summaries to assist readers who have some knowledge of, but not in-depth expertise in, the area to understand the scientific content and overall implications of the article. The journal also provides the option to include various types of digital features including animated abstracts, video abstracts, slide decks, audio slides, instructional videos, infographics, podcasts and animations. All additional features are peer reviewed to the same high standard as the article itself. Peer review is conducted using Editorial Manager®, supported by a database of international experts. This database is shared with other Adis journals.

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Editor
  • Kathy Fraser
Publishing model
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Journal metrics

5.056 (2019)
Impact factor
4.471 (2019)
Five year impact factor
14 days
Submission to first decision
100 days
Submission to acceptance
247,986 (2020)
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Electronic ISSN
1179-1888
Print ISSN
1175-0561
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