Medical Definition of BMJ

  • Medical Author:
    Melissa Conrad Stöppler, MD

    Melissa Conrad Stöppler, MD, is a U.S. board-certified Anatomic Pathologist with subspecialty training in the fields of Experimental and Molecular Pathology. Dr. Stöppler's educational background includes a BA with Highest Distinction from the University of Virginia and an MD from the University of North Carolina. She completed residency training in Anatomic Pathology at Georgetown University followed by subspecialty fellowship training in molecular diagnostics and experimental pathology.

BMJ: The British Medical Journal. The BMJ states that it "aims to help doctors everywhere practice better medicine and to influence the debate on health." To achieve these aims (the BMJ) publishes original scientific studies, review and educational articles, and papers commenting on the clinical, scientific, social, political, and economic factors affecting health.

"The BMJ is published weekly and has a circulation of about 115,000, of which 20,000 copies are distributed outside Britain. In addition, local editions reach another 185 000 readers." The BMJ is one of the major general medical journals in the world.

Reviewed on 12/27/2018

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