PLOS Medicine

PLOS Medicine

Publishes articles relevant to clinicians, policymakers, and researchers across a range of settings that address the major biological, environmental, social, and political determinants of health. The editors make decisions on submissions based upon their potential to directly and substantially inform clinical practice or health policy, and their relevance to our international audience.

Articles given highest priority for publication are those that address conditions or risk factors that cause the greatest losses in years of healthy life and quality of life worldwide.

PLOS Medicine also seeks to publish articles in the area of translational medicine that provide substantial, novel mechanistic insights into disease processes, with potential implications for clinical care. Additionally PLOS Medicine considers articles on topics relating to the integrity and ethics of the research enterprise; the practice of medicine; and the application of research to practice to fall within its scope.

Publishing frequency: Monthly

 

Author Fee: 
Yes, discounts/waivers may apply to LMIC authors
Open Access: 
Full
Format: 
Online
Indexed In: 
EMBASE
Medline
PubMed
Scopus
Web of Science
Impact Factor 2017: 
11.675
Topic Category: 
General Global Health