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Every day, clinicians turn to NEJM Journal Watch for our expert physician-authored summaries and commentary. NEJM Journal Watch physician-editors regularly survey more than 250 medical journals, select the most important research and guidelines, distill them into focused summaries, and frame them in a clinical context. Whether you simply create an account or become a subscriber, you’ll be equipped with the information and perspective needed to be clinically prepared and practice with confidence.

Create an Account for Access to Content and E-alerts — FREE

By creating an account at, you receive free access to the NEJM Journal Watch Online archives (content older than six months) and can customize the alerts you wish to receive to stay on top of important medical news.

  • NEJM Journal Watch offers FREE Specialty E-Mail Alerts to keep you informed of the latest medical news, research, and guidelines. Choose from 12 specialty alerts including General Medicine, Cardiology, Infectious Diseases, and more.
  • NEJM Journal Watch also offers FREE Topical E-Mail Alerts in key clinical topic areas that cut across specialties and diseases. Choose from 19 alerts including Diabetes, Hypertension, Aging/Geriatrics, and more.
  • Physician’s First Watch provides a quick overview of the latest medical news that affects your practice, sent each weekday morning.

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If you have an account, sign in to visit the My Alerts tab and manage your email preferences.

Subscribe to NEJM Journal Watch

An individual subscription to NEJM Journal Watch includes all of the free registration benefits described above as well as unlimited online access to all of the content and multimedia on and even print issues, depending on your subscription preference.


Your subscription includes:

  • Print issues in your specialty of choice
  • Unlimited Online access to NEJM Journal Watch Online – all 12 specialty areas and 19 topic areas, plus complete access to Physicians First Watch medical news, all our blogs, and Clinical Conversations podcasts

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Your subscription includes:

  • Unlimited Online access to NEJM Journal Watch Online – all 12 specialty areas and 19 topic areas, plus complete access to Physicians First Watch medical news, all our blogs, and Clinical Conversations podcasts

Subscribe now


NEJM Journal Watch accommodates institutions with various access options. 
In one convenient place, you’ll be able to:

  • Search by specialties or topic areas
  • Access content published daily
  • Access NEJM Journal Watch content back to 1987
  • Sign-up to receive 30 daily, weekly, and monthly free e-mail alerts

Learn more about institution offerings

Earn Continuing Medical Education (CME) Credits

We offer a print based program in General Medicine. The exams are based on selected articles from 6 months of NEJM Journal Watch General Medicine. You have already read the material, now get the credit.

  • NEJM Journal Watch General Medicine CME Program
  • 50 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™ ,50 AAFP Prescribed Credits, or 50 AAPA Category 1 credits

Sign up for print-based CME.

NEJM Journal Watch Audio General Medicine

NEJM Journal Watch Audio General Medicine brings you the same expert summaries of research articles from major medical journals that are found in NEJM Journal Watch General Medicine. Delivered twice a month in your choice of CD or MP3 format, each issue includes:

  • Cutting-edge interviews: Study authors and other experts discuss the clinical applicability of the research findings.
  • CME: Earn two Category 1 CME credits at no additional cost by completing a multiple choice exam.
  • Each program comes with a downloadable transcript in a convenient PDF format, allowing you to refer back to summaries of special interest and the original research articles.

NEJM Journal Watch Audio General Medicine is a joint production of the Massachusetts Medical Society and the Audio-Digest Foundation (ADF). Learn more about the editorial board.

Order your subscription online at ADF's web site — click here to subscribe. To order by telephone, call ADF toll free at 800-423-2308 (or 818-240-7500 if outside North America).

Morbidity and Mortality Weekly Report

Reprinted and distributed with special permission from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention MMWR is the single, most authoritative source for disease trends, epidemiological reports, and infectious disease outbreaks and epidemics.

MMWR is delivered weekly – so you’ll know exactly what’s happening in your region as it occurs – and is illustrated with charts, maps, summaries, photographs and graphics.

Order your subscription by contacting Customer Service at 800-843-6356 within the USA and Canada, or 781-434-7888.

Blogs and Podcasts

Our blogs are an ongoing discussion among our physician-editors and readers featuring clinical insights, medical musings, and perspectives on current controversies.

  • HIV and ID Observations provides perspectives on HIV/AIDS, infectious diseases, and the practice of medicine.
  • Insights on Residency Training examines a range of clinical issues from the resident’s point of view.
  • In Practice features reflections from nurse practitioners and physician assistants on the front lines of clinical medicine.

The Clinical Conversations podcast features latest news plus reader comments and pertinent interviews. Listen on the way to the gym, or between patients, or any time you'd like a straightforward take on topics that have caught our attention (and that we think will catch yours). We offer a few examples to whet your appetite and invite you to subscribe through iTunes to stay connected as we gear up for our next series.

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