JAMA Network Open is a new peer-reviewed, open access, online member of The JAMA Network family of journals that publishes research and commentary on clinical care, health policy, and global health across all health disciplines. JAMA Network Open will begin accepting submissions in early 2018.

Why Publish in JAMA Network Open?

Building on a tradition of editorial excellence, JAMA Network Open provides authors the impact and reach of JAMA and the JAMA Network specialty journals as well as prompt decisions, rapid publication, author-focused services, and high-quality peer review and editing.

Impact & Reach

  • 45 million annual online visits to The JAMA Network™

  • 72 million annual article views and downloads from The JAMA Network

  • Broad reach through email alerts, news releases, and posts on Twitter, Facebook, and other social media

  • Open access for all articles

  • Invited Commentaries published to augment and direct attention to research articles

  • Online Commenting available to continue review and discussion post-publication

Prompt Decisions & Rapid Publication Timelines

  • Prompt, rigorous review by our experienced editors

  • Rapid initial review and timely editorial decisions

  • Fast publication: complete editing, formatting, and publication within 8 weeks of acceptance

Author Focus

JAMA Network Open offers unparalleled reach and an author-friendly approach, from manuscript submission through publication.

  • Highest standards followed to improve your accepted manuscript's accuracy and readability

  • High-quality peer review, manuscript editing, and graphics reproduction

  • Open access: Authors of research articles pay an article processing charge for immediate open access on the day of publication (waivers and discounts are available for authors from resource-poor countries).

  • CME credit available for lead authors who publish in JAMA Network Open

  • Online extras: ability to post supplemental content with articles and download article tables and figures as PowerPoint slides

  • The JAMA Network advantage: Authors of papers not accepted by JAMA or another JAMA Network Journal may request to have their papers automatically referred to JAMA Network Open for consideration.

Topics of Interest

JAMA Network Open will publish research on all aspects of clinical care, health policy, and global health across all health disciplines, including the following:

  • Allergy

  • Anesthesiology

  • Cardiology

  • Complementary and Alternative Medicine

  • Critical Care Medicine

  • Dermatology

  • Diabetes and Endocrinology

  • Emergency Medicine

  • Environmental Health

  • Ethics

  • Gastroenterology and Hepatology

  • Genetics and Genomics

  • Geriatrics

  • Global Health

  • Health Informatics

  • Health Policy

  • Hematology

  • Imaging

  • Immunology

  • Infectious Diseases

  • Medical Education

  • Medical Journals and Publishing

  • Nephrology

  • Neurology

  • Nutrition, Obesity, and Exercise

  • Obstetrics and Gynecology

  • Occupational Health

  • Oncology

  • Ophthalmology

  • Orthopedics

  • Otolaryngology

  • Pathology and Laboratory Medicine

  • Pediatrics

  • Pharmacy and Clinical Pharmacology

  • Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation

  • Psychiatry

  • Public Health

  • Pulmonary Medicine

  • Rheumatology

  • Statistics and Research Methods

  • Substance Use and Addiction

  • Surgery

  • Urology

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