The Canadian Geriatrics Journal (CGJ) is a peer-reviewed publication that is a home for innovative aging research of a high quality aimed at improving the health and the care provided to older persons residing in Canada and outside our borders. The CGJ is targeted to family physicians with training or an interest in the care of older persons, specialists in geriatric medicine, geriatric psychiatrists, and members of other health disciplines with a focus on gerontology. Learn more

The CGJ is indexed/covered in PubMed, ProQuest, Crossref, and Research Databases. Following publication in the Canadian Geriatrics Journal, the full text of each article is available immediately and archived in PubMed Central (PMC), the U.S. National Library of Medicine's digital archive of biomedical and life sciences journal literature. CGJ has been assigned the following journal indicator ratings: Journal Impact Factor 3.9 (Journal Citation Reports 2023, Clarivate), CiteScore 3.6, SCImago Journal Rank 0.71, and Journal Citation Indicator 0.40.


CGJ Welcomes New Editorial Board Members


The Canadian Geriatrics Journal is thrilled to announce the newest additions to our Editorial Team. Please join us in welcoming newly appointed Editorial Board members: Maureen C. Ashe, PhD, Ali Elbeddini, PharmD, MD(candidate), CHE, David Hogan, MD, Pamela G Jarrett, MD, FRCPC, Elise Levinoff, MD, MSc, FRCP(C), Jasmine Cassy Mah, MD, MSc, PhD(c), Vahid Rashedi, MBA, MPH, PhD, Kenneth Rockwood, MD, FRCPC, FRCP, Samuel D. Searle, MD, FRCP, and Joe Verghese, MD, MS, FRCPI.

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Exciting News: Canadian Geriatrics Journal Receives its First Journal Impact Factor!


We are thrilled to announce that the Canadian Geriatrics Journal has received an inaugural Journal Impact Factor of 3.9 according to Clarivate's 2023 edition of the Journal Citation Reports™.

Thank you to everyone who has contributed to this milestone—authors for their invaluable research, reviewers for their expertise and thorough assessments, editors for their guidance, and our readers for their continued support and engagement.

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Current Issue

Published: 2023-12-01

Original Research

Short Reports