Gastroenterology is the most prominent journal in the field of gastrointestinal disease. As the official journal of the AGA Institute, Gastroenterology delivers up-to-date and authoritative coverage of both basic and clinical gastroenterology. Regular features include articles by leading authorities and reports on the latest treatments for diseases. Original research is organized by clinical and basic-translational content, as well as by alimentary tract, liver, pancreas, and biliary content.
Gastroenterology also bridges the gap between basic and clinical science by publishing comprehensive reviews and perspectives on important topics such as pancreatitis and liver disease. Additional features include Covering the Cover; Mentoring, Training, and Education Corner; Press Highlights; Imaging and Advanced Technology; Clinical Challenges and Images in GI; Selected Summaries; Print and Digital Media Reviews; Continuing Medical Education Activities; Editorials; and Correspondence. Multimedia offerings include images, video abstracts, and podcasts. Gastroenterology also provides updates and commentary via Facebook, Twitter, LinkedIn, and its research blog <q>The AGA Journals Blog</q>. Gastroenterology is recommended for initial purchase in the Brandon-Hill study, Selected List of Books and Journals for the Small Medical Library.
Gastroenterology is ranked 1st of 78 journals in the Gastroenterology and Hepatology category on the 2015 Journal Citation Reports®, published by Thomson Reuters, and has an Impact Factor of 18.187. Its immediacy index, which is a measure of how topical and urgent work published Gastroenterology is 4.494, the highest in the field. On average, authors receive decisions on their manuscripts within three weeks. Gastroenterology is circulated to 19,000 individuals and institutions worldwide.