About ICMJE

The ICMJE is a small working group of general medical journal editors whose participants meet annually and fund their own work on the Recommendations for the Conduct, Reporting, Editing and Publication of Scholarly Work in Medical Journals. The ICMJE invites comments on this document and suggestions for agenda items.

The ICMJE participating journals and organizations and their representatives approved the revised Recommendations for the Conduct, Reporting, Editing and Publication of Scholarly Work in Medical Journals in August 2013.

The current members of the ICMJE are Annals of Internal Medicine, British Medical Journal, Canadian Medical Association Journal, Chinese Medical Journal, Ethiopian Journal of Health Sciences, JAMA (Journal of the American Medical Association), Nederlands Tijdschrift voor Geneeskunde (The Dutch Medical Journal), New England Journal of Medicine, New Zealand Medical Journal, Revista Médica de Chile, PLOS (Public Library of Science), Tidsskrift for Den Norske Lægeforening (The Journal of the Norwegian Medical Association), The Lancet, Ugeskrift for Laeger (Journal of the Danish Medical Association), the U.S. National Library of Medicine, and the World Association of Medical Editors.

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