[Skip to Content]
Access to paid content on this site is currently suspended due to excessive activity being detected from your IP address 54.167.149.128. Please contact the publisher to request reinstatement.
[Skip to Content Landing]
Citations 0
Letters
May 19, 1999

Editorial Independence and THE JOURNAL

Author Affiliations
 

Margaret A.WinkerMD, Deputy EditorIndividualAuthorPhil B.FontanarosaMD, Interim CoeditorIndividualAuthor

JAMA. 1999;281(19):1793. doi:10-1001/pubs.JAMA-ISSN-0098-7484-281-19-jbk0519

To the Editor: The AMA's heavy-handed and explicitly political intrusion into the editorial policies of THE JOURNAL, cynically disguised as an attack on the mixing of politics and medicine, is extremely discouraging, though hardly unexpected, given the AMA's long reactionary history. It can be no surprise that, in contrast to other countries where virtually all physicians are members of their medical association, a substantial majority of US physicians do not belong to the AMA.

First Page Preview View Large
First page PDF preview
First page PDF preview
×