Journal History

2012 The inaugural issue was released. JCM was published as a monthly journal.
2013 The first Special Issue "Frontiers in Stem Cell Treatments" was announced.
2015 JCM was indexed in Emerging Sources Citation Index - Web of Science (Clarivate Analytics), PubMed, and PubMed Central.
2016 JCM started the Travel Awards project.
2017 JCM was indexed in Science Citation Index Expanded - Web of Science (Clarivate Analytics).
The subject areas were refined to 12 sections.
2018 JCM received its first Impact Factor (5.583), ranked 15/154 (Q1) in "Category "Medicine, General & Internal".
JCM published its 500th paper.
The 1st online Editorial Board Member meeting was held.
2019 JCM received its new Impact Factor (5.688), ranked 15/160 (Q1) in "Category "Medicine, General & Internal".
JCM published its 3,000th paper.
2020 JCM received its new Impact Factor (3.303), ranked 36/165 (Q1) in "Category "Medicine, General & Internal".
JCM published its 5,000th paper.
Spanish Society of Hematology and Hemotherapy (SEHH), Nuclear Medicine Discovery (Nu.Me.D.) and Italian Resuscitation Council (IRC) became affiliated to JCM.
2021 JCM received its new Impact Factor (4.241), ranked 39/169 (Q1) in "Category "Medicine, General & Internal".
JCM published its 10,000th paper.
JCM was indexed in Scopus - Elsevier.
2022 The year 2022 marked the 10th Anniversary of JCM.
JCM received its new Impact Factor (4.964), ranked 54/172 (Q2) in "Category "Medicine, General & Internal".
JCM
received its first CiteScore (2021) of 4.4, ranked 133/826 (Q1) in "General Medicine".
2023 JCM published its 20,000th paper.
JCM received its new Impact Factor (3.9), ranked 58/167 (Q2) in "Category "Medicine, General & Internal".
JCM received its updated CiteScore (2022) of 5.4, ranked 137/830 (Q1) in "General Medicine".
The subject areas were refined to 35 sections.
JCM became an affiliated journal of the Italian Society of Thoracic Endoscopy (SIET).

Editor-in-Chief

2012–2017 Editor-in-Chief: Prof. Dr. Jane Grant-Kels
2020–2024 Editor-in-Chief: Prof. Dr. Michael G. Hennerici
2018–present Editor-in-Chief: Prof. Dr. Emmanuel Andrès

Section Editor-in-Chief

2020–2022 Section Editor-in-Chief: Prof. Dr. Roland Bingisser for the section on Emergency Medicine
Section Editor-in-Chief:
Prof. Dr. Massimo Terzolo for the section on Endocrinology & Metabolism
2020–present Section Editor-in-Chief: Prof. Dr. Johannes Van Den Anker for the section on Pharmacology 
Section Editor-in-Chief: Prof. Dr. Sylvia Lee-Huang for the section on Clinical Laboratory Medicine
Section Editor-in-Chief: Prof. Dr. Alberto Signore for the section on Nuclear Medicine & Radiology
Section Editor-in-Chief: Prof. Dr. Hirofumi Noguch for the section on General Surgery 
Section Editor-in-Chief: Prof. Dr. Maciej Banach for the section on Cardiology 
Section Editor-in-Chief: Prof. Dr. Eng Ooi for the section on Otolaryngology 
Section Editor-in-Chief: Prof. Dr. Kent Doi for the section on Nephrology & Urology 
Section Editor-in-Chief: Prof. Dr. Olivier Morel for the section on Vascular Medicine
Section Editor-in-Chief: Prof. Dr. Lindsay A. Farrer for the section on Clinical Neurology
Section Editor-in-Chief: Dr. Michele Roccella for the section on Mental Health
Section Editor-in-Chief: Prof. Dr. Icro Maremmani for the section on Mental Health
Section Editor-in-Chief: Prof. Dr. Hidekazu Suzuki for the section on Gastroenterology & Hepatopancreatobiliary Medicine
Section Editor-in-Chief: Prof. Dr. Gianrico Spagnuolo for the section on Stomatology 
Section Editor-in-Chief: Prof. Dr. Eyal Sheiner for the section on Obstetrics & Gynecology
Section Editor-in-Chief: Dr. Won Ho Kim for the section on Anesthesiology 
Section Editor-in-Chief: Dr. Marco Sebastiani for the section on Immunology 
Section Editor-in-Chief: Dr. Sukhwinder Singh Sohal for the section on Pulmonology 
Section Editor-in-Chief: Dr. Maria Lina Tornesello for the section on Oncology 
2020–2023 Section Editor-in-Chief: Prof. Dr. Masutaka Furue for the section on Dermatology
Section Editor-in-Chief: Prof. Dr. Norihiro Kokudo for the section on Epidemiology & Public Health
Section Editor-in-Chief: Prof. Dr. Philippe Guilpain for the section on Immunology
Section Editor-in-Chief:
Prof. Dr. Peter Choong for the section on Orthopedics 
Section Editor-in-Chief: 
Prof. Dr. Sergio Rutella for the section on Hematology
2022–2023 Section Editor-in-Chief: Dr. Alan Kawarai Lefor * for the section on General Surgery (* Dr. Alan Kawarai Lefor passed away on 21 July 2023.)
2022–present Section Editor-in-Chief: Prof. Dr. Didac Mauricio for the section on Endocrinology & Metabolism
Section Editor-in-Chief:
Prof. Dr. Kenji Dohi for the section on Brain Injury
Section Editor-in-Chief:
Prof. Dr. Nathan Wong for the section on Cardiovascular Medicine
2023–present Section Editor-in-Chief: Dr. Stefanos Bonovas for the section on Clinical Research Methods
Section Editor-in-Chief: 
Prof. Dr. Francisco Guillen-Grima for the section on Epidemiology & Public Health
Section Editor-in-Chief:
Prof. Dr. Luis Garcia-Marcos for the section on Clinical Pediatrics
2024–present Section Editor-in-Chief: Prof. Dr. Mashahiro Kohzuki for the section on Clinical Rehabilitation
Section Editor-in-Chief: 
Prof. Dr. Stephane Mouly for the section on Infectious Diseases
Section Editor-in-Chief:
Dr. Alan Fleischer for the section on Dermatology
Section Editor-in-Chief: 
Prof. Dr. Michael Christ for the section on Emergency Medicine
Section Editor-in-Chief: 
Dr. Brent Siesky for the section on Ophthalmology
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