11.3(top 1%)
Impact Factor
12.6(top 1%)
extended IF
245(top 1%)
H-Index
10.2K
authors
4.4K
papers
370.6K
citations
13.3K
citing journals
231.6K
citing authors
Selected Period:
-
Impact Factor of PLoS Medicine based on the number of citations over 2-year window
The graph shows the changes in the impact factor of PLoS Medicine and its the corresponding percentile for the sake of comparison with the entire literature. Impact Factor is the most common scientometric index, which is defined by the number of citations of papers in two preceding years divided by the number of papers published in those years.

How Influential is PLoS Medicine?

PLoS Medicine is the 13th out of 502 Biotechnology journals. This means the journal is among the top 3% in the sub-discipline of Biotechnology. This Journal is the 15th out of 657 Biochemistry journals. This means the journal is among the top 3% in the sub-discipline of Biochemistry. This Journal is the 24th out of 374 Cell Biology journals. This means the journal is among the top 7% in the sub-discipline of Cell Biology. This Journal is the 26th out of 437 Molecular Biology journals. This means the journal is among the top 6% in the sub-discipline of Molecular Biology. This Journal is the 120th out of 6,760 Biology journals. This means the journal is among the top 2% in the discipline of Biology. This Journal is the 146th out of 15,471 Health Sciences journals. This means the journal is among the top 1% in the science branch of Health Sciences. This Journal is the 161st out of 9,726 Life Sciences journals. This means the journal is among the top 2% in the science branch of Life Sciences.