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Celebrating 15 Years: International Journal of Emergency Medicine

New Content ItemJoin us in celebrating a remarkable 15 years of the International Journal of Emergency Medicine.

Explore our archives and be a part of our incredible journey. Our success is a testament to the unwavering dedication of our Editor-in-Chief and Editors, Editorial Board Members, reviewers, authors, and our loyal readership, all of whom have played a pivotal role in shaping the International Journal of Emergency Medicine into the esteemed publication it is today.

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Latest news! First Impact factor received: 3.2

Latest news! First Impact factor received: 3.2We are pleased to share that International Journal of Emergency Medicine has received its first Impact Factor of 3.2 in the Journal Citation Reports™ (Clarivate) in June 2023.

Congratulations to the Editors and Editorial board!

And thank you to the authors who contributed the journal with their high quality researches.

Call for Editors!

International Journal of Emergency Medicine is currently recruiting for Section Editors. As the growth of the journal continues, we must also ensure that it is able to cope with increased submissions whilst maintaining our high editorial standards.  We encourage applications from researchers with a background in a range of subject areas. 

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Aims and scope

The International Journal of Emergency Medicine is a high-quality Open Access journal which aims to bring to light the various clinical advancements and research developments attained over the world, thus helping the specialty forge ahead. It is directed towards physicians and medical personnel undergoing training or working within the field of Emergency Medicine. Disciplines covered include interesting clinical cases, the latest evidence-based practice and research developments in Emergency Medicine, including emergency pediatrics. The International Journal of Emergency Medicine focuses on the practice of Emergency Medicine in a variety of settings, from urban emergency departments and rural clinics in the developing world, to humanitarian and disaster situations. It aims to shed light on international advances in practice, education and research, with a single common goal: to reduce suffering and promote excellence in patient care worldwide.

Call for Papers: Revolutionizing Emergency Care with AI: Opportunities and Challenges

New Content ItemThe International Journal of Emergency Medicine is seeking papers on the use of AI and digital health to transform emergency medicine. AI algorithms and chatbots could help with patient triage, decision support, and monitoring. AI-powered communication tools can assist patients in navigating emergency care and post-discharge processes. However, there are also risks, including the introduction of bias, problems with replicability, and the need for explainability. Open to submissions until 15 February 2024.

Call for Papers: Gamification in Emergency Medicine Education

New Content ItemWe warmly welcome submissions to our Guest Edited Collection, Gamification in Emergency Medicine Education, Guest Edited by Shayne Gue. Educational gamification is a growing field within both undergraduate and graduate medical education settings to motivate learners and provide an interactive, experiential, and social learning environment. Through this collection, we seek to share experiences from around the world to develop best practices in educational gamification within emergency medicine. Open to submissions until 1 November 2023. 

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Annual Journal Metrics

  • 2022 Citation Impact
    3.2 - 2-year Impact Factor
    2.9 - 5-year Impact Factor
    1.323 - SNIP (Source Normalized Impact per Paper)
    0.773 - SJR (SCImago Journal Rank)

    2022 Speed
    20 days submission to first editorial decision for all manuscripts (Median)
    102 days submission to accept (Median)

    2022 Usage
    2,830 Altmetric mentions