Aims & Scope

Mayo Clinic Proceedings: Innovations, Quality & Outcomes (MCP:IQ&O) is sponsored by the Mayo Clinic and is a companion title to the widely read and cited Mayo Clinic Proceedings. MCP:IQ&O is an online only, open access journal that publishes original research, reviews, commentaries, editorials, and other materials that focus on clinical innovations, quality improvement, and optimal outcomes, in medicine and surgery. The journal welcomes contributions from authors worldwide. A dedicated and engaged editorial board ensures the highest standards of validity and relevance of its published content through rigorous peer review.

MCP:IQ&O broadens publication opportunities for pioneering and impactful clinical research on factors that affect contemporary health care delivery. The journal speaks through and to health care professionals and researchers interested in practice innovations, quality improvement, and outcomes research that optimize medical and surgical patient care.