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Tehran University Medical Journalopen access



Universities and research institutions in Iran

Subject Area and Category


Teheran University of Medical Sciences

Tehran University of Medical Sciences in Scimago Institutions Rankings



Publication type



16831764, 17357322





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The publication of the first issue of this journal dates back to 1945 as the first scientific journal in Iran. Tehran University of Medical Sciences (TUMS) is the oldest and the main university of the country. Our journal is one of the TUMS publications releasing monthly; written in Persian language with English language abstracts and references. The main scope of this open access journal is basic and clinical medical studies from Iranian and international authors. Editorial Boards of TUMJ are specialists in all fields of basic and clinical medical sciences from all over the world. Nevertheless our target audience includes the entire medical personnel worldwide depending upon their access to the journal and the feasibility for us to place it at their disposal. Character of the publications Scientific disciplines: Biology, Anatomy, Biochemistry, Epidemiology, Genetics (Population genetics, Genomics, Proteomics), Histology, Immunology, Microbiology, Neuroscience, Physical therapy, Physiology, Taxonomy, Toxicology, Virology, Biochemistry, Cognitive psychology, Environmental chemistry, Environmental science, Aerospace medicine, Allergology, Anatomy and morphology, Andrology, Anesthesiology, Anthropology, Audiology, Behavioral Sciences, Biochemistry, Analytical Biochemistry, Clinical Biology, Biology, Molecular Cardiology, Critical Care Medicine, Cytology, Dentistry, Dermatology, Diabetology, Diagnostics, laboratory Endocrinology and metabolic, Environmental health, Epidemiology, Family Medicine, Forensic Medicine, Gastroenterology and Hepatology, Genetics, Geriatrics, Hematology, Histology and Embryology, Immunology, Infectious Diseases, Medical Informatics, Medicine, General and Internal Microbiology and Virology, Nephrology, Neurology, Neurosurgery, Nuclear Medicine, Nutrition and Dietetics, Obstetrics and Gynecology, Oncology, Ophtalmology, Orthopedics and Traumatology, Otolaryngology, Pathology, Pediatrics and Neonatology, etc. Join the conversation about this journal

The set of journals have been ranked according to their SJR and divided into four equal groups, four quartiles. Q1 (green) comprises the quarter of the journals with the highest values, Q2 (yellow) the second highest values, Q3 (orange) the third highest values and Q4 (red) the lowest values.

Medicine (miscellaneous)2009Q4
Medicine (miscellaneous)2010Q4
Medicine (miscellaneous)2011Q4
Medicine (miscellaneous)2012Q4
Medicine (miscellaneous)2013Q4
Medicine (miscellaneous)2014Q4
Medicine (miscellaneous)2015Q4
Medicine (miscellaneous)2016Q4
Medicine (miscellaneous)2017Q4
Medicine (miscellaneous)2018Q4
Medicine (miscellaneous)2019Q4
Medicine (miscellaneous)2020Q4
Medicine (miscellaneous)2021Q4

The SJR is a size-independent prestige indicator that ranks journals by their 'average prestige per article'. It is based on the idea that 'all citations are not created equal'. SJR is a measure of scientific influence of journals that accounts for both the number of citations received by a journal and the importance or prestige of the journals where such citations come from It measures the scientific influence of the average article in a journal, it expresses how central to the global scientific discussion an average article of the journal is.

Total Documents

Evolution of the number of published documents. All types of documents are considered, including citable and non citable documents.

Citations per document

This indicator counts the number of citations received by documents from a journal and divides them by the total number of documents published in that journal. The chart shows the evolution of the average number of times documents published in a journal in the past two, three and four years have been cited in the current year. The two years line is equivalent to journal impact factor ™ (Thomson Reuters) metric.

Cites per documentYearValue
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20080.000
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20090.031
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20100.062
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20110.101
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20120.107
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20130.161
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20140.154
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20150.160
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20160.187
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20170.226
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20180.242
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20190.269
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20200.333
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20210.313
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20080.000
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20090.031
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20100.062
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20110.101
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20120.100
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20130.131
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20140.152
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20150.158
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20160.193
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20170.238
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20180.250
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20190.274
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20200.299
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20210.289
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20080.000
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20090.031
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20100.062
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20110.103
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20120.092
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20130.130
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20140.120
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20150.158
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20160.193
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20170.224
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20180.269
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20190.248
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20200.297
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20210.191
Total Cites 

Evolution of the total number of citations and journal's self-citations received by a journal's published documents during the three previous years.
Journal Self-citation is defined as the number of citation from a journal citing article to articles published by the same journal.

Self Cites20080
Self Cites20091
Self Cites20104
Self Cites20117
Self Cites20125
Self Cites20139
Self Cites20142
Self Cites20153
Self Cites20164
Self Cites201713
Self Cites201814
Self Cites201917
Self Cites20208
Self Cites20219
Total Cites20080
Total Cites20096
Total Cites201021
Total Cites201146
Total Cites201238
Total Cites201344
Total Cites201451
Total Cites201553
Total Cites201669
Total Cites201785
Total Cites201889
Total Cites201999
Total Cites2020109
Total Cites2021110
External Cites per Doc 
Cites per Doc

Evolution of the number of total citation per document and external citation per document (i.e. journal self-citations removed) received by a journal's published documents during the three previous years. External citations are calculated by subtracting the number of self-citations from the total number of citations received by the journal’s documents.

External Cites per document20080
External Cites per document20090.026
External Cites per document20100.050
External Cites per document20110.085
External Cites per document20120.087
External Cites per document20130.105
External Cites per document20140.147
External Cites per document20150.149
External Cites per document20160.182
External Cites per document20170.202
External Cites per document20180.211
External Cites per document20190.230
External Cites per document20200.281
External Cites per document20210.277
Cites per document20080.000
Cites per document20090.031
Cites per document20100.062
Cites per document20110.101
Cites per document20120.100
Cites per document20130.131
Cites per document20140.152
Cites per document20150.158
Cites per document20160.193
Cites per document20170.238
Cites per document20180.250
Cites per document20190.274
Cites per document20200.299
Cites per document20210.289
% International Collaboration

International Collaboration accounts for the articles that have been produced by researchers from several countries. The chart shows the ratio of a journal's documents signed by researchers from more than one country; that is including more than one country address.

YearInternational Collaboration
Citable documents 
Non-citable documents

Not every article in a journal is considered primary research and therefore "citable", this chart shows the ratio of a journal's articles including substantial research (research articles, conference papers and reviews) in three year windows vs. those documents other than research articles, reviews and conference papers.

Non-citable documents20080
Non-citable documents20090
Non-citable documents20100
Non-citable documents20110
Non-citable documents20122
Non-citable documents20132
Non-citable documents20142
Non-citable documents20150
Non-citable documents20160
Non-citable documents20171
Non-citable documents20181
Non-citable documents20194
Non-citable documents20206
Non-citable documents202115
Citable documents20080
Citable documents2009196
Citable documents2010338
Citable documents2011457
Citable documents2012379
Citable documents2013333
Citable documents2014334
Citable documents2015336
Citable documents2016358
Citable documents2017356
Citable documents2018355
Citable documents2019357
Citable documents2020359
Citable documents2021365
Cited documents 
Uncited documents

Ratio of a journal's items, grouped in three years windows, that have been cited at least once vs. those not cited during the following year.

Uncited documents20080
Uncited documents2009191
Uncited documents2010319
Uncited documents2011424
Uncited documents2012348
Uncited documents2013299
Uncited documents2014291
Uncited documents2015295
Uncited documents2016306
Uncited documents2017291
Uncited documents2018291
Uncited documents2019291
Uncited documents2020292
Uncited documents2021319
Cited documents20080
Cited documents20095
Cited documents201019
Cited documents201133
Cited documents201233
Cited documents201336
Cited documents201445
Cited documents201541
Cited documents201652
Cited documents201766
Cited documents201865
Cited documents201970
Cited documents202073
Cited documents202161
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