Finnish Medical Journal

Lääkärilehti is a general medical journal and the leading journal aimed at medical doctors in Finland.

Lääkärilehti disseminates new medical information, and functions as a journal for continuing medical education and professional proceedings for doctors. The journal publishes original research articles, reviews, case reports, opinion pieces and letters to the editor, as well as news and feature articles. It monitors trends in healthcare and healthcare policy and serves as a forum for professional information and discussion. As a membership journal it also functions as a medium for professional discussion and other information for doctors.

The journal is published by the Finnish Medical Association, the professional organisation for doctors with a membership of 95% among all doctors registered in Finland. Apart from doctors, the readership of the journal includes other healthcare professionals, healthcare decision-makers, pharmacy staff, staff of companies in the sector and medical students.

The print run is 30,000. A free copy is sent to all doctors and medical students who are members of the Finnish Medical Association. Subscribers include healthcare administrators, libraries and private individuals.

Contact information

Editor-in-Chief Pekka Nykänen
tel. + 358 40 583 1770
email: pekka.nykanen@laakarilehti.fi

Co-Editor-in-Chief (Science) Pertti Saloheimo, MD, PhD
tel. + 358 40 456 6441
email: pertti.saloheimo@laakarilehti.fi

Address: Mäkelänkatu 2 A, 00500 Helsinki (P.O. BOX 49, 00501 Helsinki), Finland
email: laakarilehti@laakarilehti.fi