June 16, 2004

JAMA and Medical Students—New Opportunities

Author Affiliations

Author Affiliations: Dr DeAngelis is Editor-in-Chief and Dr Fontanarosa is Executive Deputy Editor, JAMA.

JAMA. 2004;291(23):2872. doi:10.1001/jama.291.23.2872

This issue of THE JOURNAL marks the final publication of STUDENTJAMA, the section of JAMA edited by medical students. The forerunner to this section, Pulse, was first published in 1975 as a periodic news magazine of the Medical Student Section of the American Medical Association. In November 1988, Pulse was inaugurated as a section within THE JOURNAL.1 In September 1998, the name was changed to MSJAMA,2 which was then changed to STUDENTJAMA in January 2004.3

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