Obstetrics & Gynecology is the official publication of the American College of Obstetricians and Gynecologists (the College). Popularly known as "The Green Journal," Obstetrics & Gynecology has been published since 1953. Then as is now, the goal of the journal is to promote excellence in the clinical practice of obstetrics and gynecology and closely related fields.
Obstetrics & Gynecology reaches over 45,000 members and non-member subscribers.
Obstetrics & Gynecology's 2009 impact factor is 4.357. The journal's ranking is the second highest impact factor out of all 70 reproductive medicine journals.
As of the March 2013 issue, most content in Obstetrics & Gynecology will be published online 2 weeks ahead of the print mail date. Items that are never published ahead-of-print include corrections/errata, letters to the editor, and official College documents.
All material published ahead-of-print is embargoed until 5:00 PM ET on the date listed below:
March 2013 issue: February 6, 2013
April 2013 issue: March 7, 2013
May 2013 issue: April 8, 2013
June 2013 issue: May 8, 2013
July 2013 issue: June 6, 2013
August 2013 issue: July 9, 2013
September 2013 issue: August 6, 2013
October 2013 issue: September 9, 2013
November 2013 issue: October 8, 2013
December 2013 issue: November 7, 2013
All corrections/errata, letters to the editor, and official College documents are embargoed until 5:00 PM ET on the date listed below:
March 2013 issue: February 20, 2013
April 2013 issue: March 21, 2013
May 2013 issue: April 22, 2013
June 2013 issue: May 22, 2013
July 2013 issue: June 20, 2013
August 2013 issue: July 23, 2013
September 2013 issue: August 20, 2013
October 2013 issue: September 23, 2013
November 2013 issue: October 22, 2013
December 2013 issue: November 21, 2013
The embargo is rigidly enforced. College or Congress staff may not release or discuss with outside parties any upcoming studies or College documents prior to the embargo. This includes verification that said documents indeed are being released. This policy applies to members of the media, study authors, public information officers at universities and other institutions, and all others with access to articles published in Obstetrics & Gynecology.
Representatives of the press may request further information about Obstetrics & Gynecology articles by contacting the College's Communications Department at email@example.com.
About the Publisher
Obstetrics & Gynecology is published for the American College of Obstetricians and Gynecologists by Lippincott Williams & Wilkins, an international provider of quality information in all media for physicians and other health care professionals in training and in practice. For information about their products, visit the LWW Online Store at http://www.lww.com.
Obstetrics & Gynecology participates in the Health InterNetwork Access to Research Initiative (HINARI). Academic, research, and government institutions in qualifying countries may obtain information at http://www.who.int/hinari/en/
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