Submissions Statistics

Trend: Jan 1st, 2021 to Dec 31st, 2021
Indicator Total Within Date Range
Submissions Received 349
Submissions Accepted 76
Submissions Declined 256
 Submissions Declined (Desk Reject) 120
 Submissions Declined (After Review) 136
Submissions Published 85
Average Days to First Editorial Decision 14
 Average # Days to Accept 143
 Average # Days to Reject 31
Acceptance Rate 18%
Rejection Rate 82%
 Desk Reject Rate 44%
 Post-Review Reject Rate 38%

Average time from acceptance to online publication is 0 days. We publish as in-press every accepted article in the Forthcoming section.

Last updated: January 29th 2022.


Journal Statistics

Google Scholar

Articles citations and the journal citations statistics can be found in the Journal's Google Scholar page.

Publication h5-index h-index i10-index
  International Journal of Medical Students 10 11 13
  • h5-index is the h-index for articles published in the last 5 complete years. It is the largest number h such that h articles published in 2016-2021 have at least h citations each.
  • h-index is the maximum value of h such that the given author/journal has published h papers that have each been cited at least h times.
  • i-10 index is the number of paper with 10 or more citations.

Web of Science

Statistics based on the citations received in articles published in the IJMS from articles of journals indexed in WoS.

  • h-index = 6

Most Read

This is the list of the most viewed and downloaded articles in the International Journal of Medical Students in the last year based on the Open Journal System statistics:

Title Abstract Views File Views PDF HTML Other TOTAL
Rondilla et al. Folk Medicine in the Philippines: A Phenomenological Study of Health-Seeking Individuals 13261 6810 2497 2147 2166 20071
Cedeño et al. Learning Strategies and Innovations among Medical Students in the Philippines during the COVID-19 Pandemic 4582 2479 2290 158 31 7061
Komer COVID-19 amongst the Pandemic of Medical Student Mental Health 4143 1846 1757 83 6 5989
V. Rosen et al. Common ECG Lead Placement Errors. Part II: Precordial Misplacements 412 5021 4931 84 6 5433
Subedi et al. Knowledge, Attitude, and Practices Associated with COVID-19 Among School Students in Bharatpur, Chitwan District of Nepal 2372 1053 817 233 3 3425
Djoutsop Mbougo et al. COVID-19 and Clinical Rotations in the Democratic Republic of Congo 3223 181 163 18 0 3404
Thomas et al. Survey Among Medical Students During COVID-19 Lockdown: The Online Class Dilemma 2169 707 619 55 33 2876
Ansar et al. Internet Addiction and Its Relationship with Depression and Academic Performance: A Cross-Sectional Study at a Medical School in Pakistan 1716 617 520 47 50 2333
Tan et al. Multiculturalism in Healthcare: A Review of Current Research into Diversity Found in the Healthcare Professional Population and the Patient Population 1582 534 485 44 5 2116
Sidra Agarwal et al. Clinical Course of a Covid-19 Patient with Gastrointestinal Symptoms- A Case Report 327 1712 1694 17 1 2039
Last updated: January 29th, 2021.



Most Cited

Cites Authors Title Year Cites Per Year Cites Per Author Author Count Age
54 NA Bawazeer, NA AlSobahi Prevalence and side effects of energy drink consumption among medical students at Umm Al-Qura University, Saudi Arabia 2013 6 27 2 9
38 L Komer COVID-19 amongst the pandemic of medical student mental health 2020 19 38 1 2
28 YA Adebisi, P Agboola, M Okereke COVID-19 Pandemic: Medical and Pharmacy Education in Nigeria 2020 14 9 3 2
27 NG Biavardi 2020 13.5 27 1 2
24 A Khan, R Jamali, M Jan, M Tasneem Correlation of fine needle aspiration cytology and histopathology diagnosis in the evaluation of breast lumps 2014 3 6 4 8
Last updated: January 29th, 2022. Source: Harzing's Publish or Perish





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