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JACS Impact Factor Reaches All-Time High

June 28, 2022

The impact factor for The Journal of the American College of Surgeons (JACS) is now at a record 6.532, up from 6.113 a year ago.

The impact factor, an important metric indicating a journal’s influence, measures the frequency with which the average article has been cited in a particular year.

“I want to thank the authors who have published their research in JACS," said Editor-in-Chief Timothy J. Eberlein, MD, FACS, an ACS Regent from Saint Louis, MO. "Their work helps us continue the quest to improve the impact of our journal for ACS members and the patients they care for.”

JACS is now ranked 14th among the 211 journals in the surgery category.

A subscription to JACS is among the many benefits of ACS membership.