JACR's impact factor increases for 7th straight year

The impact factor of the American College of Radiology’s academic journal, the Journal of the American College of Radiology (JACR), increased to 3.785 in 2018, according to the 2019 Journal Citation Report.

The journal’s impact factor was 3.383 in last year’s report. This is the seventh straight year its impact factor has increased.

Also, within the “Radiology, Nuclear Medicine and Medical Imaging” category, the JACR was ranked No. 25 out of 128. This is up from No. 28 the previous year.

“The JACR’s continued rise in rankings and impact reflects our ongoing commitment to deliver the highest quality content from the leading experts in the radiological sciences,” Ruth C. Carlos, MD, MS, editor in chief of the JACR, said in a prepared statement. “From TI-RADS to burnout, and breast screening to appropriateness criteria, our readers trust us to consistently deliver the research and commentary they need to understand, innovate and advance their practice while improving the quality of care for patients.”