Family Medicine

The journal  «Family medicine» was founded in 1999 to inform medical society about achievements, problems and prospects of family medicine development in Ukraine. From the beginning the journal promotes family medicine, describes the activities of Ukraine Association of Family Medicine, publishes the reviews of the global formation and evidence of advantages of the primary medical care organization based on principals of family medicine in different countries.  Due to the constant participation of the Shupyk National Medical Academy of Postgraduate Education in journal development and significant personal efforts of the first chief editor of the journal – prominent Ukrainian scientist and teacher prof. Grygorii Lysenko, - «Family Medicine» publishes wide spectrum of the original researches and recommendations in different fields from the leaders of medical science of Ukraine. In short time  the journal become the leading edition, not only for family physicians but also for a wide circle of other medical specialists in Ukraine.

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Journal archive contains many original articles, dedicated to the family medicine development in Ukraine, discussions from world forums of primary care specialists, highlights the activity and international collaboration of Ukraine Association of Family Medicine (UAFM) with colleagues from USA, Netherlands, Great Britain, Australia.

Every year delegates from UAFM participate in international congresses of the World Association of family doctors (WONCA) and journal publishes the materials from forums. On journal pages foreign colleagues – doctors, teachers, researches – talk to Ukrainian specialists; young scientists and physicians publish the results of the researches.

One of the most significant moments in journal development was the approvement of the specialty “General practice – family medicine” as a scientific specialty in Ukraine. The journal opened its pages to the first Ukrainian family medicine researches and became the first edition which got the approval from State Attestation Committee of Ukraine for publishing the results of dissertations on specialty 14.01.38 – general practice – family medicine.

Family medicine gradually but confidently forming the basis of Ukrainian medical care. In “Family medicine” reader can find international guidelines and research results, educational materials for the distant learning and conferences reviews.

Today the journal «Family Medicine» is a leading scientific and practical edition which promotes ideology and philosophy of family medicine, highlights the work of the professional organizations of family physicians, unites the readers of different specialties, who are interested in new achievements of the world and Ukrainian medical science and education, evidence based medicine and everyday work of the primary care specialists in Ukraine and abroad.

Main topics of publications: therapy, endocrinology, gastroenterology, rheumatology, cardiology, allergology, neuropsychiatry, dermatology, pulmonology, otolaryngology, infectious diseases, immunology and pharmacology.

Target audience - practicing doctors of various specialties: family doctors, emergency doctors, therapists, endocrinologists, cardiologists, rheumatologists, psychoneurologists, pulmonologists, gastroenterologists, otolaryngologists, dermatologists, infectious disease specialists.

The main focus: the journal has a practical focus and publishes articles by leading experts, opinion leaders, covering current problems of the clinic, diagnosis and treatment of a wide range of nosologies; currently optimal algorithms for the diagnosis and treatment of internal diseases, relief of emergency conditions.

Segmentation of the readership by specialties: therapists, general practitioners - 45%, cardiologists and rheumatologists - 18%, gastroenterologists - 10%, pulmonologists - 8%, allergologists and dermatologists - 7%, neuropathologists - 5%, endocrinologists - 4%, otolaryngologists - 3%.

The main sections: healthcare, a topical topic, new in medicine, lectures, problems of cardilogy, therapy, gastroenterology, etc.), clinical analysis, pharmacology, from practice, modern diagnostics, in the doctor’s notebook, medical equipment, emergency care.

Journal Family Medicine is included into the list of specialized scientific Ukrainian editions in the field of medical sciences by the Order of the Minis try of Education and Science of Ukraine N241 from 09.03.2016. The main results of the dissertation researches can be published in the journal.

According to the order of the Ministry of Education and Science of Ukraine 28.12.2019 № 1643 scientific and practical journal «Family medicine» is included in Category «B» of the List of scientific professional publications of Ukraine.

Circulation – 10 000

Subscription index: 89962

The circulation is 10,000 copies.

Periodicity – 6 issues per year.

ISSN 2412-8708 (Online), ISSN 2307-5112 (Print)

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