The Journal of Pancreatology is a new, international peer-reviewed journal officially approved by the China Association for Science and Technology. This English-language publication will focus on diseases related to the pancreas as well as multi-disciplinary clinical approaches, including general surgery, gastroenterology, endocrinology, oncology, pathology， nuclear medicine, and radiology. Imaging modalities such as ultrasonography and pancreatic-related basic and clinical research will also be included. With strong support from the Peking Union Medical College Hospital, the Chinese Medical Association and the China Association for Science and Technology, the journal is poised to become a successful communications platform with high quality articles and broad scholarly impact. The journal will be launched in December 2018 and will subsequently be published on a quarterly basis.