The Journal of Occupational and Environmental Medicine (JOEM) is a leading scientific, peer-reviewed monthly publication in the specialty of occupational and environmental medicine. It serves as an indispensable source to in-depth, clinically oriented research articles and technical reports that keep readers up-to-date on cutting-edge medical developments in the field. The Journal editor is Paul W. Brandt-Rauf, MD, ScD, DrPH, MPH, FACOEM, a world-renowned expert in occupational and environmental medicine. He has developed an editorial board of nationally and internationally recognized physicians to assist him in selecting and evaluating articles for publication.

  • JOEM - ACOEM Member Access
  • JOEM - Public Access
  • JOEM Continuing Medical Education — CME activities are available through JOEM. Each issue includes three articles designated for one (1) credit towards the AMA Physician’s Recognition Award (1 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit TM ) for an annual total of 36 hours of credit.  Visit the On Demand Learning page to purchase JOEM CME activities.


  • Original peer-reviewed articles
  • Occupational medicine forum
  • Brief communications providing condensations of noteworthy epidemiological studies
  • Selected reviews from recent literature
  • Book reviews
  • ACOEM news, member profiles, and events


  • Occupational and environmental medicine physicians
  • Family physicians and other medical specialists with an interest in the health of workers and the environment
  • Occupational health nurses
  • Industrial hygienists

Indexed in:  

  • Current Contents (Clinical Medicine)
  • Environmental Periodicals Bibliography
  • Excerpta Medica
  • Index Medicus
  • Information Access/Health Periodicals Database