After several generations of efforts, China Journal of Medicine has formed a scientific, high authority, influence, covering a wide range of publications characteristics, and establish a good social image, enjoyed a high reputation in the Chinese medical community. National Library of China, China Science and Technology Information Institute, Chinese Academy of Medical Sciences Science and Technology Information Research Institute, Chinese scientific literature Measurement Evaluation and Research Center and other national scientific and technological information and intelligence departments of Chinese Medicine as a core journal.
Internationally, the Chinese Medical Journal in 1920 by the American Chemical, Abstract collection since 1927 by the American Medical Association Quarterly, Cumulative Index Medicus collection, the Chinese version of China's earliest foreign medicine indexed by medical journals; from the 1960 U.S. National Library of Medicine published in Index Medicus included, followed by collection of the Library's online retrieval system of Medline / Pubmed; 1976 Netherlands Excepta Medica, and its database (EM Base) included; 2004 Russia Реферативный Журнал-РЖ included. Currently contains 35 domestic and international databases and retrieval systems, and related publications and more than 60 countries and regions to establish a long-term exchange relationships. According to the statistics of the Chinese Academic Journal Comprehensive Evaluation Database ", Chinese Journal of Medicine 90 years published papers in 1994-2004 have been 1367 kinds of journals referenced 29117 times; 345 kinds of SCI source journals cited 785 times.