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Fertility and Sterility Announces Latest Impact Measures

August 5 , 2014
by: ASRM Office of Public Affairs
Published in Press Release

Fertility and Sterility, the flagship journal of the American Society for Reproductive Medicine, today announced its latest impact measures.  The Eigenfactor index increased to 0.05607, with an Article Influence score of 1,068, making Fertility and Sterility the top rated journal, by Eigenfactor, in Obstetrics and Gynecology. Fertility and Sterility’s JCR impact factor also increased to 4.295.

“While no one measure can show a complete picture of the impact of any journal, metrics are important. We are proud of our continued success in improving the journal’s performance across several important metrics,” stated Craig Niederberger, MD, Co-Editor in Chief of Fertility and Sterility.

Antonio Pellicer, MD, Co-Editor in Chief added, “We wish to think all the many contributors around the world; our excellent assistant editors, the reviewers and most importantly the investigators who submit their outstanding science to Fertility and Sterility. We are proud to showcase their outstanding work.”

“ASRM strives for excellence in all our educational offerings. We are very pleased that Fertility and Sterility has continued its long history of providing access to important new science to our members,” said Rebecca Sokol, MD, MPH, President of the American Society for Reproductive Medicine.

For information on the Eigenfactor and Article Influence score go to: 

For information on the JCR impact factor go to: 

The American Society for Reproductive Medicine, founded in 1944, is an organization of more than 8,000 physicians, researchers, nurses, technicians and other professionals dedicated to advancing knowledge and expertise in reproductive biology. Affiliated societies include the Society for Assisted Reproductive Technology, the Society for Male Reproduction and Urology, the Society for Reproductive Endocrinology and Infertility, the Society of Reproductive Surgeons and the Society of Reproductive Biologists and Technologists.  Fertility and Sterility is ASRM’s peer-reviewed journal.  

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