Western Journal of Emergency Medicine (WestJEM): Integrating Emergency Care with Population Health (WestJEM) is the premier open-access Medline-indexed EM journal in the world. As the official journal of California ACEP, American College of Osteopathic Emergency Physicians (ACOEP) and the California chapter of American Academy of Emergency Medicine (AAEM), the journal focuses on how emergency care affects health and health disparities in communities and populations. Additionally, WestJEM focuses on how social conditions impact the composition of patients seeking care in emergency departments worldwide. WestJEM is distributed electronically to 19,000 emergency medicine scholars and 2,800 in print. This includes 83 academic department of emergency medicine subscribers and 8 AAEM State Chapters.
Since our start in 2007, WestJEM has made great strides to provide the highest quality journal. Here are some quick facts:
WESTERN JOURNAL OF EMERGENCY MEDICINE: ALTMETRIC STATISTICS
WestJEM ranks 6th out of 35 Emergency Medicine publications in total mentions by means of outlets such as: news, blog, policy, patent, peer-reviewed, and social media.
WESTERN JOURNAL OF EMERGENCY MEDICINE: SCOPUS AND SCIMAGO EMERGENCY MEDICINE JOURNAL RANKING
Scopus Journal Metrics of Emergency Medicine ranks WestJEM 11th of the 77 considered journals. Scimago Emergency Medicine Journal rankings place WestJem 12th of 84, the 3rd highest mark for open access journals in Emergency Medicine.
AVERAGE TIME FROM SUBMISSION TO PUBLICATION
|Average time in 2019|
|Time until first decision
Time from acceptance to electronic publication
Time from submission to electronic publication
|74 days (~2.4 months)
22 days (~0.7 months)
142 days ( ~ 4.7 months)
TOP 10 REQUESTED ARTICLES ACCORDING TO PUBMED CENTRAL
TOTAL VIEWS FROM PUBMED CENTRAL, WESTJEM.ORG AND WESTJEM.COM FROM 2008 TO PRESENT
- PubMed Central
- 2007-March 2016: 4,336,965 views
- WestJEM.org + WestJEM.com
- 2007-December 2015: 615,135 views
- TOTAL: 4,952,100 views
WestJEM BY THE NUMBERS