ISSN 0021-7557 printed version
ISSN 1678-4782 online version



Basic information

Jornal de Pediatria is the official publication of The Brazilian Society of Pediatrics (SBP). This peer-reviewed journal has been continuously published since 1934. Jornal de Pediatria is a bimonthly publication online. The Impact Factor (JCR) for 2019 is 2.029.

An online, full-text version of Jornal de Pediatria is available at in English. Access to the site is free of charge. Jornal de Pediatria publishes materials aimed at improving the standards of pediatrics and healthcare provided for children and adolescents in general, as well as materials that foster debate about health.

Its abbreviated title is J. Pediatr. (Rio J.), and it should be used in bibliographies, footnotes, references and bibliographic strips.


Information services

The articles published in Jornal de Pediatria are indexed by:

  • Index Medicus/Medline
  • SciELO
  • Scopus
  • CrossRef
  • Google Scholar
  • EMBASE/Excerpta Medica
  • Medical Research Index
  • University Microfilms International
  • Sociedad Iberoamericana de Información Científica (SIIC) Data Bases
  • Science Citation Index Expanded
  • Journal Citation Reports/Science Edition


Intellectual property

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



The publication of the journal is financed by the:

  • Conselho Nacional de Desenvolvimento Científico e Tecnológico (CNPq). Programa de Apoio a Publicações Científicas.
  • Coordenação de Aperfeiçoamento de Pessoal de Nível Superior (CAPES).

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