Aims and Scope

BMJ Case Reports is an important educational resource offering a high volume of cases in all disciplines so that healthcare professionals, researchers and others can easily find clinically important information on common and rare conditions. All articles are peer reviewed and copy edited before publication. BMJ Case Reports is not an edition or supplement of the BMJ.

BMJ Case Reports Fellowships

BMJ Case Reports has a unique business model whereby users (whether authors and/or readers) become Fellows. For further information visit our Fellowship page

Editorial Board

To find out more about BMJ Case Reports Editor in Chief Seema Biswas and her editorial team, please refer to the Editorial Board page.


BMJ Case Reports is owned by BMJ.

Journal information

Publication Model Subscription with open access option
Frequency Continuous
Launch date 2008
Digital Archiving LOCKSS
Indexed by MEDLINE (Index Medicus), PubMed Central, Scopus, Embase (Excerpta Medica), Google Scholar
Impact Factor BMJ Case Reports does not have an Impact Factor. Case reports are rarely cited and so the Impact Factor would always be low. We measure the success of BMJ Case Reports not on citation but on its educational value to healthcare professionals wherever they practice.
Peer Review Model Single blind; the names of reviewers are hidden from the author
Online ISSN 1757-790X

Journal Statistics (2018)

Acceptance rate 61%
Time from submission to first decision 59 days
Time from acceptance to publication 17 days