About Scottish Medical Journal

Professor Robert Carachi

Aims and scope
Under the editorial leadership of Professor Robert Carachi and a distinguished editorial board, the journal aims for the prompt publication of original investigations in all branches of medicine in Scotland. Scottish Medical Journal provides a unique international information source for the latest news and issues concerning the Scottish medical community. Contributions are drawn from Scotland and its medical institutions, through an array of international authors. In addition to original papers, Scottish Medical Journal publishes, usually commissioned – educational review articles, case reports, historical articles, clinical memoranda and society abstracts.

Papers are accepted for publication on condition that they are offered to this journal alone and that they become the property of the Scottish Medical Journal.

2010 Impact Factor: 0.524

5-year Impact Factor: 0.569

Associations and Societies
Scottish Medical Journal is the official journal of the 

Scottish Medical Journal is also supported and sponsored by the following societies:

The Royal Medico-Chirurgical Society of Glasgow.

The Scottish Paediatric Society.

The Scottish Radiological Society .

The Scottish Society for Rheumatology.

The Scottish Renal Association.

The Scottish Thoracic Society.

Aberdeen Medico-Chirurgical Society.

Scottish Society of Physicians.

The Scottish Cardiac Society.

The Scottish Orthopaedic Club

The Scottish Urological Society

Indexing and abstracting
The Scottish Medical Journal is indexed in MEDLINE, Current Contents (Clinical Practice), Science Citation Index, EMBASE/Excerpta Medica and Scopus.