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Table 1 Medical physics journal titles, their year of commencing publication and their sponsoring societies

From: There are too many medical physics journals!

Title Volume 1 Country Sponsor/publisher
Physics in Medicine and Biology 1956 UK Institute of Physics and Engineering in Medicine
Radiation and Environmental Biophysics (formerly Biophysik prior to 1974) 1963 Germany Springer
Medical Physics 1974 USA, Canada American Association of Physicists in Medicine Canadian Organization of Medical Physicists
Medical Engineering and Physics 1976 UK Institute of Physics and Engineering in Medicine
Australasian Physical & Engineering Sciences in Medicine (preceded by Australasian Bulletin of Medical Physics and Biophysics 1966-1976) 1977 Australia, New Zealand Australasian College of Physical Scientists and Engineers in Medicine Asia-Oceania Federation of Organizations for Medical Physics
Japanese Journal of Medical Physics (Igaku butsuri) (formerly Japan Radiological Physics) (Non-English) 1981 Japan Japanese Society of Medical Physics
Chinese Journal of Medical Physics (Non-English) 1984 China Chinese Society of Medical Physics
Physica Medica (European Journal of Medical Physics) 1986 Italy, Ireland, France Associazione Italiana di Fisica Medica, the European Federation of Organisations for Medical Physics Irish Association of Physicists in Medicine, and; the Société Française de Physique Médicale
Zeitschrift für Medizinische Physik (Journal of Medical Physics) 1990 Germany, Austria, Switzerland German and Austrian Society of Medical Physic and the Swiss Society of Radiobiology and Medical Physics
Progress in Medical Physics (formerly Korean Journal of Medical Physics) Non-English 1990 Korea Korean Society of Medical Physics
Journal of Medical Physics (AMPI Medical Physics Bulletin till 1994) 1994 India Association of Medical Physicists of India
Polish Journal of Medical Physics and Engineering (Non-English) 1995 Poland Polish Society of Medical Physics
Meditsinskaya Fizika (Non-English) 1995 Russia Association of Medical Physicists in Russia
Revista de Fisica Medica (Non-English) 1999 Spain Sociedad Española de Física Médica
Journal of Applied Clinical Medical Physics 2000 USA,
American Association of Physicists in Medicine Canadian Organization of Medical Physicists
Revista de Bioingeniería y Física Médica Cubana (Non-English) 2000 Cuba Sociedad Cubana de Bioingeniería, and Instituto Central de Investigacion Digital
BMC Medical Physics 2001   (Ceased 2014) Bio Med Central
International Journal of Radiation Research (formerly Iranian J of Radiation Research) 2003 Iran Novin Medical Radiation Institute
Iranian Journal of Medical Physics 2004 Iran Iranian Association of Medical Physicists
Biomedical Imaging & Intervention Journal 2005 Malaya (ceased 2012) Department of Biomedical Imaging (Radiology) Faculty of Medicine, University of Malaya
Revista Brasileira de Física Médica (Non-English) 2007 Brazil Associação Brasileira de Física Médica
Bangladesh Journal of Medical Physics 2008 Bangladesh Bangladesh Medical Physics Association
Radiological Physics and Technology 2008 Japan Japanese Society of Radiological Technology and Japan Society of Medical Physics
African Journal of Medical Physics, Biomedical Engineering and Sciences 2009 Nigeria, Africa Journal of African Union of Biomedical Engineering and Sciences
Journal of Biomedical Physics and Engineering 2011 Iran Shiraz University of Medical Sciences
International Journal of Medical Physics, Clinical Engineering and Radiation Oncology 2012   Scientific Research Publishing (on Beall’s list)
Revista de Fizica Medicala (Non-English) 2013 Romania Colegiul Fizicienilor Medicali din Romania
(College of Physicists in Medicine in Romania)
Medical Physics International 2013   IOMP
Journal of Medical Physics and Biophysics 2014 Indonesia Indonesian Association of Physicists in Medicine
Biomedical Physics & Engineering Express 2015 UK IOP (endorsed by Institute of Physics and Engineering in Medicine
Revista Latinoamericana de Fisica Medica (some) Non-English 2015 Latin America Asociación Latinoamericana de Física Medica
Insights in Medical Physics 2016   Insight Medical Publishing (on Beall’s list)
International Medical Physics Journal 2016   Journal Network (on Beall’s list)
Physics in Medicine 2016   Elsevier (open access)