American Journal of Roentgenology (AJR)

AJR Author Resources

American Journal of Roentgenology, AJR

The official journal of the American Roentgen Ray Society. Recognized as an undisputed leader in the field for over 100 years, the American Journal of Roentgenology is designed for the radiologist who needs clinically useful information. One year (12 issues) of AJR is packed with more than 3,000 pages of vital medical imaging information, includes FREE CME and SAM credits.


Manuscript Submission Site
All manuscripts may be submitted online. Submission questions may be addressed to or call the peer review team at

AJR Author Guidelines and Instructions
Download the PDF that explains the submission guidelines, defines the different manuscript types, and provides instructions for submitting your manuscript.

AJR Review Article Checklist 2016

AJR Original Research Article Checklist 2016

AJR Modified STROBE Criteria 2016

AJR Modified STARD Criteria 2016

Best Practices (How to Submit an Idea for an Article)

Permission to Reuse Form
Seek permission to use AJR content.

Editor’s Review Grid 
Reviewers and editors use these criteria to help determine their decisions. You can use the grid to write a manuscript with a higher likelihood of positive review.

Retrospective Research in Radiology From Concept to Publication: A Stepwise Guide for Trainees and Mentors