AOEM, formerly Korean Journal of Occupational and Environmental Medicine, was founded in 1989 and re-launched at BioMed Central as an open access publication in 2013. A complete electronic archive of articles published between 1989 and 2012 can be found at the KSOEM website.
About the Society
The Korean Society of Occupational and Environmental Medicine (KSOEM) comprises more than 1,000 physicians and other health care professionals specializing in the field of occupational and environmental medicine. KSOEM is dedicated to promoting the health of workers by providing occupational medical examinations, fitness-for-work evaluations and assessing the degree to which workers' diseases are work-related, along with clinical care, research and education. KSOEM is also dedicated to improving the health of people exposed to environmental hazards by providing risk assessments, evaluating the links between environment and diseases, and supporting education. KSOEM holds scientific conferences twice a year and offers resident training in occupational and environmental medicine.
Members of KSOEM are entitled to a discounted article-processing charge when they publish in AOEM. To obtain the discount, members should contact the society through the Managing Editor Ji-Hyun Kim, before proceeding with submission of their article.
Official journal of the Korean Society of Occupational and Environmental Medicine (KSOEM)
This journal is supported by a Korean Federation of Science and Technology Societies (KOFST) grant funded by the Korean Ministry of Education and Science Technology (MEST)
2017 Journal Metrics
86.3 days to first decision for reviewed manuscripts only
86.6 days to first decision for all manuscripts
160.6 days from submission to acceptance
12.4 days from acceptance to publication
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