About this journal
BMC Medicine is an open access, open peer review medical journal publishing outstanding and influential research of broad interest to the biomedical and sociomedical professional communities. We cover all areas of clinical practice, translational medicine, medical and health advances, public health, global health, policy, and general topics of interest to our global readership. BMC Medicine’s highly responsive team of professional editors ensure rigorous processes and rapid publication upon acceptance. We are dedicated to supporting our authors by providing global visibility, innovative formats, widespread promotion, and opportunities for impact on future research, practice, and policy. Ultimately, BMC Medicine is committed to inspiring progress on clinical and health outcomes for people worldwide.