Impact Factors Increase for RSNA Journals

Average number of citations to articles published in each journal increased

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The highly regarded RSNA journals Radiology and RadioGraphics saw an increase in their impact factors in 2018, a measure of the yearly average number of citations to articles published in a journal. The impact factors can be found in the 2019 edition of Journal Citation Reports. 

The latest impact factor for Radiology, edited by David A. Bluemke, MD, PhD, is 7.608 up from 7.469 in 2018, with 54,641 total citations up from 54,109. The impact factor for RadioGraphics, edited by Jeffrey S. Klein, MD, is 3.923 up from 3.249 in 2018, with citations increasing from 11,207 to 11,768.

Radiology is ranked fourth among radiology, nuclear medicine and medical imaging journals. RadioGraphics increased its ranking to 21st, up from 29th in 2018.

Radiology has long been recognized as the authoritative reference for the most current, clinically relevant and highest quality research in the field of radiology. RadioGraphics is one of the premier education journals in diagnostic radiology.

Read the latest issues of Radiology and RadioGraphics and check out the latest issues of the two new online RSNA journals, Radiology: Artificial Intelligence and Radiology: Cardiothoracic Imaging.  The final of the three new online RSNA journals, Radiology: Imaging Cancer, will launch in September.