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» May 2023

Total articles downloaded - 339,902
  • Abstract - 64,753
  • Full text - 235,989
  • PDF - 808
  • Mobile fulltext - 3,592
  • Epub - 7,870
  • SWORD file - 26,890

 :: June 2009
2008 Impact Factor® for JPGM
The 2008 Impact Factor® as announced by Thomson Reuters for the Journal of Postgraduate Medicine is 1.538. The journal got its first IF this year.
 :: June 2006
JPGM gets indexed with ISI's Current Contents and Science Citation Index
The Editorial Board of the journal is pleased to announce the inclusion of the journal in the ISI's Current Contents/Clinical Medicine and Science Citation Index. The journal's first official Impact Factor will be available in 2009.

 :: December 2005
JPGM registers over 100 thousand article downloads in a month
The number of article downloads per month has crossed the figure of 100,000. Ninety thousand three hundred twenty five unique visitors downloaded 110,218 article pages in the month of November. These downloads are from the journal's primary website (i.e., apart from this website, the full text of the journal is also available from the Bioline International, OAI-complaint repository at the University of Toronto and from a number of secondary aggregating agencies such as Thomson Gale, EBSCO Publishing and ProQuest. Thus, the actual downloads per month are much higher.

Open access sources, DOAJ, PubMed and Wikipedia were amongst the top five referrers (except search engines) for the journal's website. Over 270 institutions utilize the LinkOut facilities from PubMed to access the journal.

 :: January 2005
RSS feeds for current issue available from a non-dynamic link
 :: December 2004
The journal is now part of ISI Current Web Content through Bioline International.
 :: November 2004

Table of contents are available in XML format from 
 :: October 2004
  1.  ‘Top cited articles’ of the journal can be checked from 
  2. Citations received by the articles published in the Journal of Postgraduate Medicine can be seen according to the issues e.g.;year=2003;volume=49;issue=1;month=January-March  

 :: July 2004

We have successfully implemented some very advanced features for the journal websites. 
1. Citation details
Provides list of articles citing our article
The details of citing articles can be accessed from ‘Cited by others’ link on the left hand side
2. More information about bacterial species 
Facility to search bacterial species across multiple databases
Click on ‘sp’ to get more information about Actinomyces israelii 
3. Eponym links 
More information about eponyms
At the end of the article Wallerian degeneration is linked to various sources, one of these provides information about Waller
4. Few features added recently 
Dates of submission and acceptance can be seen for articles from the current issue e.g.;year=2004;volume=50;issue=2;spage=115;epage=117;aulast=Sumer
One can check other articles in PubMed by the same author (left sided navigation ‘Search Pubmed for’) 

 :: June 2004
  • We now provide direct link to PubMed abstracts of published by authors from left hand side navigation links (Resource Links) on the full text article pages.
  • Full text articles of the journal are now also available at the OAI-complaint e-print archives (
 :: February 2004

The number of unique visitors to the journal's site now exceeds 1500 per day. We hope that the open access policy of the journal together with this high visibility will help our contributors increase the impact of their research work.

Full text of articles from 1980 to 1989 have been added to the site. Now the site provides free access to full text articles from 1980 till date.

An archive CD (with search facility) is now available providing full text of 24 years (from 1980-2003). To purchase this CD write to the Editor.

 :: January 2004

The Journal enters MANTIS, a specialty bibliographic database of Action Potential, Inc., USA.

 :: October 2003

The Journal of Postgraduate Medicine is pleased to announce the launch of a new version of its website. The site address would remain same []. The features of the new site include:

  • Free full text availability of articles from 1990
  • Direct link to abstracts and full text from the cited references
  • Facility to submit comments on articles
  • Email notifications on new issue release
  • Statistics of articles download and visits
  • Better user interface
  • New structure based on OpenURL, DC Metadata and other international standards
 :: August 2003

Best Paper Award
The Journal of Postgraduate Medicine is pleased to announce institution of the Best paper Award for original articles to be published in the journal during the Golden Jubilee year.

Two papers amongst all the original papers published in volume number 50 [during calendar year 2004] will be selected based on various criteria such as originality, clinical relevance and implications, access and rating by reviewers. These papers will be entitled to a cash prize and a certificate of appreciation. The authors do not have to apply for the award separately; all published articles will be scrutinized for the prize.

The prize will be announced in early 2005.

 :: August 2003

A conference for authors, reviewers and editors
In the year 2004, the Journal of Postgraduate Medicine is entering into the 50th year of its existence and growth. During the Golden Jubilee of the journal a variety of programs and functions will be organised. This would include a week-long program on medical research, writing and publishing. This international conference will be organised between 20th and 27th September 2004.

For more details, check our forthcoming announcements. Details will also be available from our website.

 :: July 2003

JPGM has been included in following four databases of Thomson Gale, USA

  • Health & Wellness Research Center
  • Health Reference Center Academic
  • InfoTrac One File
  • Expanded Academic ASAP
 :: June 2003

We are pleased to inform our readers, authors and reviewers that the Journal of Postgraduate Medicine has been included in following bibliographic databases:

  • PsycINFO (by American Psychological Association),
  • Cumulative Index to Nursing and Allied Health Literature and CINAHL Database, and
 :: March 2003

1. Now the records of PubMed are searchable from Google i.e. if any one is searching for a scientific literature on Google he can directly reach to MEDLINE. This means the visibility of all the journals indexed in PubMed will increase many folds.

2. Records of the journal are also retrievable from

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Official Publication of the Staff Society of the Seth GS Medical College and KEM Hospital, Mumbai, India
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