nature medicine impact factor

Here in this post, apart from Nature Medicine Impact Factor, I have tried to compile all the necessary information a research scholar would seek before publishing an article in the journal.

About Nature Medicine Journal

Nature Medicine is a monthly peer-reviewed medical journal publishing research articles, reviews, news and commentaries in the biomedical area, including both basic research and early-phase clinical research covering all aspects of medicine.

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Nature Medicine Impact Factor

Impact Factor (IF) or often called journal impact factor (JIF) is an index provided by an analytics company named Clarivate. The impact factor is calculated by dividing the number of times the articles are cited in the last two years by the total number of publications in those two years.

  • Total Citations in 2020 and 2021 = 500
  • Total Number of Publications in 2020 and 2021 = 100
  • Impact Factor of the Journal in 2022 = 500/100 = 5

Nature Medicine Impact Factor (2019-2022)

  • Nature Medicine Impact Factor 2018 – 30.641
  • Nature Medicine Impact Factor 2019 – 36.130
  • Nature Medicine Impact Factor 2020 – 53.440
  • Nature Medicine Impact Factor 2021 – 87.241 (updated in June 2022)

Nature Medicine Impact Factor 2022

Nature Medicine H-index

The h index is a metric for evaluating the cumulative impact of an author’s scholarly output and performance; measures quantity with quality by comparing publications to citations.

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The h index of Nature Medicine Journal is 576, which means among all the published articles in this journal, 576 of these publications have received at least 576 citations each.

Nature Medicine Journal Metrics


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Nature Medicine CiteScore

CiteScore (CS) of an academic journal is a measure reflecting the yearly average number of citations to recent articles published in that journal.

Nature Medicine SCImago Rank

The SCImago Journal Rank (SJR) indicator is a measure of the scientific influence of scholarly journals that accounts for both the number of citations received by a journal and the importance or prestige of the journals where the citations come from.

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Nature Medicine Editorial Board Members

  • Chief Editor: João Monteiro
  • Deputy Editor: Jennifer Sargent
  • Deputy Editor: Saheli Sadanand
  • Senior Editor: Ben Johnson
  • Associate Editor: Karen O’Leary
  • Senior Editor: Michael Basson
  • Senior Editor: Alison Farrell
  • Senior Editor: Jerome Staal
  • Senior Editor: Ulrike Harjes
  • Associate Editor: Anna Ranzoni
  • Senior Editor: Ming Yang

Nature Medicine Publication Fee

Nature Medicine is an open-access journal. The publication fee for Nature Medicine is €9,500, US$11,390 or £8,290 in GBP/USD/EURO respectively (excluding taxes).

Nature Medicine offer APC waivers and discounts for papers published in our fully open access journals whose corresponding authors are based in the world’s lowest-income countries (APC waivers and discounts policy for further information). Requests from other authors for APC waivers and discounts are considered on a case-by-case basis and may be granted in cases of financial need.

Nature Medicine Review Time

Nature Medicine prioritizes rapid publication and because its an open access journal, the papers are immediately available upon publication to the research community and beyond.

Submission to First Decision3 days
Submission to first post-review decision33 days
Submission to accept70 days

Nature Medicine Reference Style

Nature Medicine, uses the standard Nature referencing style. 

Printed journals
Schott, D. H., Collins, R. N. & Bretscher, A. Secretory vesicle transport velocity in living cells depends on the myosin V lever arm length. J. Cell Biol156, 35-39 (2002).

Online only
Bellin, D. L. et al. Electrochemical camera chip for simultaneous imaging of multiple metabolites in biofilms. Nat. Commun7, 10535; 10.1038/ncomms10535 (2016).

For papers with more than five authors include only the first author’s name followed by ‘et al.’.

Smith, J. Syntax of referencing in How to reference books (ed. Smith, S.) 180-181 (Macmillan, 2013).

Online material:

Babichev, S. A., Ries, J. & Lvovsky, A. I. Quantum scissors: teleportation of single-mode optical states by means of a nonlocal single photon. Preprint at (2002).

Manaster, J. Sloth squeak. Scientific American Blog Network (2014).

Hao, Z., AghaKouchak, A., Nakhjiri, N. & Farahmand, A. Global integrated drought monitoring and prediction system (GIDMaPS) data sets. figshare (2014).

Nature Medicine Endnote Style

You can download the Nature Medicine Endnote Style and Nature Medicine Zotero Style

Nature Medicine Abbreviation

The ISO 4 standard abbreviation for abstracting, indexing and referencing purposes of Nature Medicine is “Nat. Med.

Nature Medicine Acceptance Rate

The acceptance rate of a journal is the ratio of the number of articles submitted to the number of articles published.

The average acceptance rate of Nature Medicine journal is 8-9%

Nature Medicine Indexed in

Science is indexed in Scopus, SCImago, Web of Science, and UGC journal ranking

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