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AMA Manual of Style

Information on citing materials using the American Medical Association's citation format.

AMA Manual of Style

The AMA Manual of Style is the American Medical Association's style manual for writing and publishing research papers.  This manual is used by many courses in the College of Health Sciences.  The current edition is the 11th edition. A copy of the 10th edition of this manual is available in the reference collection of the Albertsons Library at Boise State University.  It can be found at the Reference Desk. Several circulating copies are available on the 4th floor under R119 .A533 2007.  

AMA Sample Citations




ARTICLE IN A Print Journal:

Moskowitz DS, Ho MR,  Turcotte-Tremblay A.  Contextual influences on interpersonal complementarity. Pers Soc Psychol Bull.  2007; 33(8):1051-1063.

ARTICLE from online database:

Stultz J. Integrating exposure therapy and analytic therapy in trauma treatment. Amer J Orthopsychiatry. 2006;76:482–488. doi:10.1037/0002-9432.76.4.482


Coontz S. Marriage, a history: From obedience to intimacy or how love conquered marriage. Viking; 2005.


Ims KJ. Take it personally. In: Zsolnai L, Ims KJ, eds, Business Within Limits: Deep Ecology and Buddhist Economics.  Peter Lang Publishing; 2006:218-268.

WEB PAGE (with no named author):

Ebola Hemorrhagic Fever.  Centers for Disease Control and Prevention.  Updated May 27, 2014.  Accessed June 24, 2014.