Journal of the American Academy of Dermatology Impact Factor & Information

Publisher: American Academy of Dermatology, Elsevier

Journal description

As the official publication of the American Academy of Dermatology, the Journal is dedicated to the clinical and continuing education needs of the entire dermatologic community and is internationally known as the leading journal in the field. Original, peer-reviewed articles cover clinical and investigative studies, treatments, new diagnostic techniques, and other topics relating to the prevention, diagnosis, and treatment of disorders of the skin. Included are CME articles based on the Core Curriculum of the American Academy of Dermatology. The Journal ranks in the top 5.4% of the 4,779 scientific journals most frequently cited (Science Citation Index). Journal of the American Academy of Dermatology is also recommended for purchase in the Brandon-Hill study, Selected List of Books and Journals for the Small Medical Library (1997/98 Edition).

Current impact factor: 5.00

Impact Factor Rankings

2015 Impact Factor Available summer 2015
2013 / 2014 Impact Factor 5.004
2012 Impact Factor 4.906
2011 Impact Factor 3.991
2010 Impact Factor 4.274
2009 Impact Factor 4.105
2008 Impact Factor 4.081
2007 Impact Factor 2.904
2006 Impact Factor 2.553
2005 Impact Factor 2.402
2004 Impact Factor 2.358
2003 Impact Factor 2.971
2002 Impact Factor 2.421
2001 Impact Factor 2.341
2000 Impact Factor 2.131
1999 Impact Factor 1.905
1998 Impact Factor 1.895
1997 Impact Factor 1.891
1996 Impact Factor 1.806
1995 Impact Factor 1.496
1994 Impact Factor 1.424
1993 Impact Factor 1.299
1992 Impact Factor 1.712

Impact factor over time

Impact factor

Additional details

5-year impact 4.52
Cited half-life 9.30
Immediacy index 0.90
Eigenfactor 0.03
Article influence 1.48
Website Journal of the American Academy of Dermatology website
Other titles Journal of the American Academy of Dermatology, JAAD, J Am Acad Dermatol
ISSN 0190-9622
OCLC 4781711
Material type Periodical, Internet resource
Document type Journal / Magazine / Newspaper, Internet Resource

Publisher details


  • Pre-print
    • Author can archive a pre-print version
  • Post-print
    • Author can archive a post-print version
  • Conditions
    • Pre-print allowed on any website or open access repository
    • Voluntary deposit by author of authors post-print allowed on authors' personal website, or institutions open scholarly website including Institutional Repository, without embargo, where there is not a policy or mandate
    • Deposit due to Funding Body, Institutional and Governmental policy or mandate only allowed where separate agreement between repository and the publisher exists.
    • Permitted deposit due to Funding Body, Institutional and Governmental policy or mandate, may be required to comply with embargo periods of 12 months to 48 months .
    • Set statement to accompany deposit
    • Published source must be acknowledged
    • Must link to journal home page or articles' DOI
    • Publisher's version/PDF cannot be used
    • Articles in some journals can be made Open Access on payment of additional charge
    • NIH Authors articles will be submitted to PubMed Central after 12 months
    • Publisher last contacted on 18/10/2013
  • Classification
    ​ green

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