Scimago Journal & Country Rank

Hospital pediatrics


United States

Universities and research institutions in United States

Subject Area and Category


American Academy of Pediatrics



Publication type



21541663, 21541671





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Hospital Pediatrics is an official, peer-reviewed journal of the American Academy of Pediatrics. It was established 2011 as the first journal for the field of pediatric hospital medicine. Hospital Pediatrics publishes original research and other article types that educate and inform readers of quality, safety, research, and clinical practice advancements relevant to the field. Hospital Pediatrics is indexed by Medline. The editor of Hospital Pediatrics is Shawn Ralston, MD, MA, Associate Professor of Pediatrics, Geisel School of Medicine at Dartmouth and Section Chief of Pediatric Hospital Medicine, Children’s Hospital at Dartmouth-Hitchcock Medical Center. The deputy editor is Karen Wilson, MD, MPH, Section Head, Pediatric Hospital Medicine, Children's Hospital Colorado and Associate Professor of Pediatrics, University of Colorado School of Medicine. 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)2013Q4
Medicine (miscellaneous)2014Q4
Medicine (miscellaneous)2015Q3
Medicine (miscellaneous)2016Q2
Medicine (miscellaneous)2017Q2
Medicine (miscellaneous)2018Q2
Medicine (miscellaneous)2019Q2
Medicine (miscellaneous)2020Q2
Pediatrics, Perinatology and Child Health2013Q4
Pediatrics, Perinatology and Child Health2014Q4
Pediatrics, Perinatology and Child Health2015Q3
Pediatrics, Perinatology and Child Health2016Q2
Pediatrics, Perinatology and Child Health2017Q2
Pediatrics, Perinatology and Child Health2018Q2
Pediatrics, Perinatology and Child Health2019Q2
Pediatrics, Perinatology and Child Health2020Q2

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)20120.000
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20130.000
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20140.200
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20150.549
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20160.983
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20171.250
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20181.308
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20191.494
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20201.621
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20120.000
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20130.000
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20140.200
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20150.549
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20160.983
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20171.251
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20181.359
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20191.393
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20201.764
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20120.000
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20130.000
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20140.200
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20150.552
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20160.988
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20171.312
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20181.114
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20191.487
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20201.016
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 Cites20120
Self Cites20130
Self Cites20140
Self Cites20150
Self Cites20161
Self Cites20173
Self Cites20180
Self Cites20190
Self Cites20200
Total Cites20120
Total Cites20130
Total Cites20141
Total Cites201539
Total Cites2016169
Total Cites2017359
Total Cites2018405
Total Cites2019319
Total Cites2020247
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 document20120
External Cites per document20130.000
External Cites per document20140.200
External Cites per document20150.709
External Cites per document20161.105
External Cites per document20171.354
External Cites per document20181.426
External Cites per document20191.457
External Cites per document20201.843
Cites per document20120.000
Cites per document20130.000
Cites per document20140.200
Cites per document20150.549
Cites per document20160.983
Cites per document20171.251
Cites per document20181.359
Cites per document20191.393
Cites per document20201.764
% 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 documents20120
Non-citable documents20130
Non-citable documents20140
Non-citable documents201516
Non-citable documents201620
Non-citable documents201724
Non-citable documents201814
Non-citable documents201910
Non-citable documents20206
Citable documents20120
Citable documents20134
Citable documents20145
Citable documents201555
Citable documents2016152
Citable documents2017263
Citable documents2018284
Citable documents2019219
Citable documents2020134
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 documents20120
Uncited documents20134
Uncited documents20144
Uncited documents201546
Uncited documents201688
Uncited documents2017140
Uncited documents2018140
Uncited documents2019105
Uncited documents202058
Cited documents20120
Cited documents20130
Cited documents20141
Cited documents201525
Cited documents201684
Cited documents2017147
Cited documents2018158
Cited documents2019124
Cited documents202082
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