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Print Edition ISSN: 1738-1061
Web Edition ISSN: 2092-7258

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Korean Journal of Pediatrics (Korean J Pediatr) is an international, peer-reviewed monthly journal of medicine published in English. It is the official publication of The Korean Pediatric Society, established in 1945. The Korean Pediatric Society has more than 6,800 members, all pediatricians. The first issue was published in 1958 as Journal of the Korean Pediatric Society (ISSN: 0560-3560); its Korean title was SoAKwa. Since then, the journal has been published without interruption and has contributed tremendously to several advances in the field of pediatrics in Korea. We have revised the title of our journal to Korean Journal of Pediatrics (pISSN: 1738-1061) from 2004 and included information for contributors including aims and scope in English to meet the global standards of publishing. Korean J Pediatr has been published as English journal beginning with Issue 5, Volume 53, 2010 to facilitate its international competitiveness. Korean J Pediatr is indexed in web sites of PubMed, PubMed Central, SCOPUS, EMBASE, CAS, DOAJ, EBSCO, KoreaMed, KoreaMed Synapse, KoMCI, MedRIC, RISS, MEDLIS, WPRIM,,, and Google Scholar.

Aims and Scope
Korean J Pediatr covers clinical and research works relevant to all aspects of child healthcare. The journal aims to serve pediatricians through the prompt publication of significant advances in any field of pediatrics and to rapidly disseminate recently updated knowledge to the public. Additionally, it will initiate dynamic, international, academic discussions concerning the major topics related to pediatrics. Manuscripts are categorized as review articles, original articles, and case reports. Areas of specific interest include: Growth and development, Neonatology, Pediatric neurology, Pediatric nephrology, Pediatric endocrinology, Pediatric cardiology, Pediatric allergy, Pediatric pulmonology, Pediatric infectious diseases, Pediatric immunology, Pediatric hemato-oncology, Pediatric gastroenterology, Nutrition, Human genetics, Metabolic diseases, Adolescence medicine, General pediatrics

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Korean Pediatric Society will send Korean J Pediatr for free to some relevant individuals and institutions. This journal is open access and full text PDF files are also available at the official website ( Circulation number of print copies is 6,800. For subscription of print copy, please contact our editorial office.

Open access
Korean Journal of Pediatrics is an open access journal. All articles are distributed under the terms of the Creative Commons Attribution Non-Commercial License ( which permits unrestricted non-commercial use, distribution, and reproduction in any medium, provided the original work is properly cited.
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