BMJ A premier peer-reviewed medical journal which began in 1840 as the Provincial Medical and Surgical Journal and later changed to the British Medical Journal, which was eventually shortened to BMJ. It was the first journal to report a randomised clinical trial and the first to link lung cancer to smoking. It has an article acceptance rate of 7%. Dr. Fiona Godlee has headed the London-based, BMA-owned publication since 2005.
BMJ Abbrev. for British Medical Journal.