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​Journal Chinese Medicine and Culture Included in Scopus

On June 20, 2022, the editorial office of Chinese Medicine and Culture received a notice from the Content Selection and Advisory Board of Scopus that the journal has been officially included in Scopus. We would like to extend our sincerest gratitude to all editorial members, reviewers, authors and readers for your constant support to CMC!

About the Journal

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The Journal Chinese Medicine and Culture (CMC) was launched in 2018 (ISSN: 2589-9627, CN: 31-2178/R9). It is a quarterly journal sponsored by Shanghai Municipal Education Commission, Shanghai University of Traditional Chinese Medicine and Chinese Association of Chinese Medicine. CMC is a peer-reviewed OA (open access) journal with Wolters Kluwer. CMC aims to integrate medical science and humanistic history, present compelling China stories and TCM stories, and build an interdisciplinary communication platform of traditional Chinese medicine with international influence. In 2019, CMC was selected as a new high-level journal of the "Excellence Action Plan for Chinese Sci-tech Journals". In 2020, CMC was launched in China. In 2022, the journal was selected as one of the “Top Ten Most Beautiful Covers of China's Outstanding Science and Technology Journals in 2021". The Journal is now attracting widespread attraction from the international academic community.



​Prof. Xu Jianguang, MD

Dr. Xu Jianguang is a professor of orthopaedics (Hand Surgery, Microsurgery) and doctoral supervisor at Fudan University. He currently serves as a member of the Standing Committee of the 15th Shanghai Municipal People's Congress; Chairman of the Committee of Education,Science,Culture and Health; Vice Chairman of Shanghai Association for Science and Technology; President of Shanghai University of Traditional Chinese Medicine; President of Shanghai Medical Association; President of Shanghai Medical Doctor Association; and Director of Reform and Development Committee; China Association of Chinese Medicine. He served as the President of Huashan Hospital, Fudan University, Director General of Shanghai Health Bureau, Director of Shanghai Food and Drug Administration, Vice Director of Chinese Medical Association (CMA), Director of CMA for Surgery of the Hand and the Founding Director of CMDA (Chinese Medical Doctor Association) for Hand Surgeons

Database included

The CMC has been included by DOAJ, Ulrich, Ovid, EBSCO Publishing's Electronic Databases, Ex Libris – Primo Central, Google Scholar, Hinari, Infotrieve, Netherlands ISSN Centre, ProQuest, TDNet, Baidu Scholar, CNKI (China National Knowledge Infrastructure), Wanfang Data, CSTJ. It now has successfully made it into one of the most prestigious international academic journal databases: Scopus.

About Scopus

Scopus is the largest abstract and citation database of peer-reviewed literature: scientific journals, books and conference proceedings. It includes more than 27,000 journals from more than 7000 publishers around the world, more than 10.9 million academic papers, 240,000 books and 47million pieces of patent information (data in April 2022) from five major patent institutions around the world. Delivering a comprehensive overview of the world's research output in the fields of science, technology, medicine, social sciences, and arts and humanities, Scopus features smart tools to track, analyse and visualise research.

Aim and Scope

Chinese Medicine and Culture is an interdisciplinary academic journal focusing on the study of Chinese Medicine and aiming to promote communication and dialogue between researchers in the natural sciences and humanities of Chinese Medicine. The objectives are to build an interactive platform for interdisciplinary research on Chinese medicine and to comprehensively reflect the high-level and latest research results of Chinese Medicine in the fields of medical science research, cultural exchange and historical heritage conservation, with special attention to the following areas:
a) Frontier research in the field of theoretical basic science for Chinese Medicine;
b) Interdisciplinary research on Chinese medicine in the fields of history, social sciences and humanities;
c) Textual research on Chinese medical classics and literatures.
Article types include, but are not limited to: original scientific research articles, reflective essays, commentaries, book reviews, editorials, reports, conference reports and case analyses.