Open Access Open Badges Editorial

A vision of the future for BMC Medicine: serving science, medicine and authors

Robin L Cassady-Cain*, Joanne M Appleford, Jigisha Patel, Mick Aulakh and Melissa L Norton

Author Affiliations

BMC Medicine Editorial team, BioMed Central Ltd, 236 Gray's Inn Road, London WC1X 8HL, UK

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BMC Medicine 2009, 7:55  doi:10.1186/1741-7015-7-55

Published: 7 October 2009


In June 2009, BMC Medicine received its first official impact factor of 3.28 from Thomson Reuters. In recognition of this landmark event, the BMC Medicine editorial team present and discuss the vision and aims of the journal.