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About the Journal

Aims and Scope

AJG is published on behalf of the American College of Gastroenterology (ACG). As the leading clinical journal covering gastroenterology and hepatology, The American Journal of Gastroenterology (AJG) provides practical and professional support for clinicians dealing with the gastroenterological disorders seen most often in patients.

Topics include:

  • Colon and Small Bowel
  • Endoscopy
  • Esophagus
  • Functional GI Disorders
  • Inflammatory Bowel Disease
  • Liver
  • Pancreas and Biliary Tract
  • Pathology
  • Pediatrics
  • Nutrition/Obesity
  • Stomach

AJG devotes itself to publishing timely medical research in gastroenterology and hepatology with:

  • Original Research Articles
  • Review Articles
  • Brief Communications
  • ACG Clinical Guidelines
  • Editorials
  • The Red Section
  • Video Articles
  • Image Articles
  • Correspondence
  • Continuing Medical Education
  • Supplementary Issues

Impact Factor

2017 Impact Factor 10.237*
Rank: 6/79 Gastroenterology & Hepatology
*2017 Journal Citation Reports® Science Edition Clarivate Analytics, 2018

Abstracted/Indexed In

MEDLINE
EBSCO Discovery Service
Google Scholar
OCLC
Summon by ProQuest
BIOSIS
Current Contents/Clinical Medicine
Science Citation Index
Science Citation Index Expanded (SciSearch)
SCOPUS
EBSCO Academic Search
EBSCO STM Source
EBCO Sicence & Technology Collection
EBSCO TOC Premier

ISSN and eISSN

The international standard serial number (ISSN) for The American Journal of Gastroenterology is 0002-9270 and the electronic standard serial number (eISSN) is 1572-0241.