ISSN 1516-3180 printed version
ISSN 1806-9460 online version



Aim and editorial policy

The São Paulo Medical Journal/Evidence for Health Care was founded in 1932.

Published bimonthly by the Associação Paulista de Medicina, the journal accepts articles in the fields of clinical health science (internal medicine, gynecology and obstetrics, mental health, surgery, pediatrics and public health). Articles will be accepted in the form of original articles (clinical trials, cohort, case-control, prevalence, incidence, accuracy and cost-effectiveness studies and systematic reviews with or without meta-analysis), narrative reviews of the literature, case reports, short communications and letters to the editor. Papers with a commercial objective will not be accepted.

Its abbreviated title is São Paulo Med J., which should be used in bibliographies, footnotes and bibliographical references and strips.


Indexing sources

Its articles are indexed in Medline, Lilacs, SciELO, Science Citation Index Expanded, Journal Citation Reports/Science Edition (ISI) and EBSCO Publishing.


Intellectual Property

All content of the journal, except where identified, is licensed under a Creative Commons attribution-type BY.



The journal received financial support from:

  • Associação Paulista de Medicina (APM)

  • Ministério da Ciência e Tecnologia/Conselho Nacional de Desenvolvimento Científico e Tecnológico/Ministério da Educação/Coordenação de Aperfeiçoamento de Pessoal de Nível Superior (MCTI/CNPq/MEC/CAPES)


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