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JAMA Citation Guide

Citation Style Guides


AMA Manual of Style, 11e 

The 11th edition of the American Medical Association Manual of Style online contains everything medical and scientific researchers, writers, and editors need to produce well-organized, clear, readable, and authoritative manuscripts.

UCF Health Sciences Library Reference Collection -- WZ 345 A512 2020


Citing Medicine, 2e

Citing Medicine provides assistance to authors in compiling lists of references for their publications, to editors in revising such lists, to publishers in setting reference standards for their authors and editors, and to librarians and others in formatting bibliographic citations.




What is JAMA?

The AMA format (or JAMA), is widely used for citing sources in medical research. Created by the American Medical Association, the information in this guide is taken from AMA Manual of Style: A Guide for Authors and Editors (11th Edition). For additional guidelines, please consult the AMA Manual available in the reference section behind the front desk in the Health Sciences Library or view the manual online using the link above. 

JAMA Citation Style Quick Reference Guide

Endnote JAMA Output Styles

This is a pre-loaded JAMA citation style for EndNote, correctly formatted for use by UCF COM medical students. 

To add the output styles on EndNote, please follow the instructions below:

  1. Click the file and download the output style to your desktop
  2. Double click on the style which then opens in EndNote
  3. Click File, then click Save as and type your desired name, then click Save