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 2013 impact factor is 4.368. The journal's ranking is the third highest impact factor out of all 78 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:
November 2014 issue: October 7, 2014
December 2014 issue: November 6, 2014
January 2015 issue: December 8, 2014
February 2015 issue: January 8, 2015
March 2015 issue: February 5, 2015
April 2015 issue: March 9, 2015
May 2015 issue: April 7, 2015
June 2015 issue: May 7, 2015
July 2015 issue: June 8, 2015
August 2015 issue: July 8, 2015
September 2015 issue: August 5, 2015
October 2015 issue: September 8, 2015
November 2015 issue: October 7, 2015
December 2015 issue: November 9, 2015
All corrections/errata, letters to the editor, and official College documents are embargoed until 5:00 PM ET on the date listed below:
November 2014 issue: October 21, 2014
December 2014 issue: November 20, 2014
January 2015 issue: December 22, 2014
February 2015 issue: January 22, 2015
March 2015 issue: February 19, 2015
April 2015 issue: March 23, 2015
May 2015 issue: April 21, 2015
June 2015 issue: May 21, 2015
July 2015 issue: June 22, 2015
August 2015 issue: July 22, 2015
September 2015 issue: August 19, 2015
October 2015 issue: September 22, 2015
November 2015 issue: October 21, 2015
December 2015 issue: November 23, 2015
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
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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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