Ten Years with the Journal of Research on History of Medicine (RHM)

Document Type : Original Article


1 M.Sc., Research Office for the History of Persian Medicine, Shiraz University of Medical Sciences, Shiraz, Iran

2 PharmD, Ph.D. Department of History of Medicine, School of Persian Medicine, Tehran University of Medical Sciences, Tehran, Iran


The journal of research on history of medicine (RHM) starts to be published from Feb. 2012. It passed its first decade of life by publishing current issue. By analyzing these 10 volumes, it shows that there are 284 articles that are written by 342 authors from 18 countries. These authors are affiliated to 90 institutions, that Shiraz University of medical sciences has the most contribution among them. In addition, the share of Iranian authors is more than other countries significantly. The journal is indexed in 14 indexing and abstracting databases. It needs to set a program for improving the quality of international cooperation, indexing of the journal and published papers for next decade.