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JAMA Surgery Masthead
October 2013

JAMA Surgery

JAMA Surg. 2013;148(10):904. doi:10.1001/jamasurg.2013.2186

Mission Statement: To promote the art and science of surgery by publishing relevant peer-reviewed clinical and basic science information to assist the surgeon in optimizing patient care. JAMA Surgery will also serve as a forum for the discussion of issues that involve ethics, teaching, surgical history, and socioeconomic concerns.

  • Editor Julie Ann Freischlag, MD

Deputy Editors

  • Edward E. Cornwell III, MD, FCCM, Washington, DC

  • Pamela A. Lipsett, MD, MHPE, Baltimore, Maryland

  • Richard D. Schulick, MD, MBA, Aurora, Colorado

Editorial Assistant

  • Terri Carter

Editorial Office

  • Johns Hopkins Medical Institutions

  • 720 Rutland Ave

  • Ross 759

  • Baltimore, MD 21205

  • Phone: (443) 287-0026

  • Fax: (866) 540-3221

  • jamasurg@jamanetwork.org

Section Editors
CME Section Editor

  • Edward E. Cornwell III, MD, FCCM, Washington, DC

Resident’s Forum Section Editors

  • Pamela A. Lipsett, MD, MHPE, Baltimore, Maryland

  • Richard D. Schulick, MD, MBA, Aurora, Colorado

Image of the Month Section Editor

  • Carl E. Bredenberg, MD, Portland, Maine

Web Editor

  • Michael E. Zenilman, MD, Bethesda, Maryland

Editorial Board

  • L. D. Britt, MD, MPH, Norfolk, Virginia

  • Sally E. Carty, MD, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania

  • Justin B. Dimick, MD, MPH, Ann Arbor, Michigan

  • Diana L. Farmer, MD, Sacramento, California

  • James W. Fleshman Jr, MD, Dallas, Texas

  • Gerald M. Fried, MD, CM, Montreal, Quebec, Canada

  • James C. Hebert, MD, Burlington, Vermont

  • Jonathan R. Hiatt, MD, Los Angeles, California

  • Karen D. Horvath, MD, Seattle, Washington

  • David C. Linehan, MD, St Louis, Missouri

  • Charles D. Mabry, MD, Pine Bluff, Arkansas

  • Jeffrey B. Matthews, MD, Chicago, Illinois

  • Mary H. McGrath, MD, MPH, San Francisco, California

  • Eric K. Nakakura, MD, PhD, San Francisco, California

  • Leigh A. Neumayer, MD, MS, Salt Lake City, Utah

  • George C. Velmahos, MD, PhD, MSEd , Boston, Massachusetts

  • Selwyn M. Vickers, MD, Minneapolis, Minnesota

  • Sherry M. Wren, MD, Palo Alto, California

International Advisory Board

  • Juan I. Arcelus, MD, PhD, Granada, Spain

  • Kevin C.P. Conlon, MA, MCh, MBA, FRSCI, Dublin, Ireland

  • Marco Del Chiaro, MD, PhD, Stockholm, Sweden

  • Edwin C. Jesudason, MBBChir, MA, FRCS(Paed), MD, Liverpool, England

  • Delawir Kahn, MBChB, FCS(SA), ChM(UCT), Cape Town, South Africa

  • Ismail M. Khalil, MD, Beirut, Lebanon

  • Jonathan B. Koea, MBChB, MD, FRACS, Auckland, New Zealand

  • Antoon E. Lerut, MD, FRCS, Leuven, Belgium

  • Dimitrios A. Linos, MD, PhD, Marousi, Greece

  • Jacques Marescaux, MD, FRCS, Strasbourg, France

  • Russell W. Strong, FRCS (Eng), FRACS, FRACDS, FRCS [Hon] (Edin), Brisbane, Queensland, Australia

  • Desmond C. Winter, MB, FRCSI, MD, FRCS (Gen), Dublin, Ireland

  • Manabu Yamamoto, MD, PhD, Tokyo, Japan

Former Editors

  • Dean Lewis, MD, 1920-1940

  • Waltman Walters, MD, 1941-1942; 1946-1961

  • Lester Dragstedt, MD, 1943-1945

  • J. Garrett Allen, MD, 1962-1969

  • Richard Warren, MD, 1970-1976

  • Arthur Baue, MD, 1977-1988

  • Claude H. Organ Jr, MD, 1989-2004

Publication Staff

  • Offices: 515 N State St, Chicago, IL 60654

  • Editor in Chief, The JAMA Network Howard Bauchner, MD

  • Executive Editor Phil B. Fontanarosa, MD, MBA

  • Executive Managing Editor Annette Flanagin

  • Managing Editor Paula Glitman

Editorial Processing

  • Manuscript Editing Manager Brenda Gregoline

  • Senior Manuscript Editors Tracy Frey, Shannon L. Sparenga

  • Manuscript Editors Miriam Y. Cintron, Paul Ruich

  • Freelance Manuscript Editing Manager Diane L. Cannon

  • Freelance Manuscript Editing Coordinators Vickey Golden, Connie L. Manno

  • Freelance Copy Editors and Copyreaders Laura Adamcyzk, Catherine A. Alden, Jan Clavey, Mary Coerver-Connolly, Gillian Dickens, Laura King, Juliann Lundell Tarsney, Donna J. Thordsen, Caroline Woods

  • Editorial Assistant Wanda Hill

Editorial Operations and Systems

  • Directors Larry Bryant, Monica Mungle, Elaine Williams

  • Managers and Staff Lenette Gardner-Gullens, Fanny L. Brown, Paul Frank, Rachell Lozano, Michaela Mark, Kathryn Muskovich, J.D. Neff, Kate Pezalla, Gale Saulsberry

Scientific Online Resources

  • Deputy Editor and Director Michael Berkwits, MD

  • Director, Development and Design Michelle Kurzynski

  • Staff Eric Butkus, Christopher Hastings, Craig McCaffrey, Reuben Rios

Editorial Graphics

  • Director Ronna Henry, MD

  • Staff Joshua Bird, Alison E. Burke, Cassio Lynm, David Song

Clinical Review & Education

  • Deputy Editor Edward H. Livingston, MD

  • CME Editor Thomas B. Cole, MD, MPH


  • Director Marla A. Hall

  • Staff Deanna Willis, Yolanda Davis

  • Editorial Counsel Joseph P. Thornton, JD

Media Relations

  • Director Jann Ingmire

  • Staff Deanna Bellandi, Jim Michalski

Periodical Publishing Staff

  • Senior Vice President and Publisher, Periodical Publications Thomas J. Easley

  • Staff Monica Smith

Advertising Print & Online Sales & Marketing

  • Director Jeffery J. Bonistalli

  • Manager Kathy Russell

  • Staff Mirna Monal

  • Sales Representative Stacey McHugh

Classified Advertising/Circulation Promotion:

  • Manager Thalia Moss

  • Staff Tem Harrier, Susan J. Henning

  • Director, Marketing Mark Thornbury

  • Staff Tricia Castellano

Reprint Communications

  • Manager Susan Lovenberg

Circulation Print & Online Sales & Marketing

  • Director, Worldwide Sales Vida Damijonaitis

  • Managers Saskia Bolore, Gretchen Linder, Brian McCartney

  • Staff Rebecca Haas, Christine Hearne, Irma Millie Lara, Audra Lawlor, Maliya Scott

Marketing and Product Development

  • Directors Matt Herron, Elizabeth Solaro

  • Associate Publisher/Senior Product Development Geoffrey Flick

  • Managers Rick Bell, Paul Gee, Michael McGraw, Sara Nagy, Stacy Tucker

  • Staff Millette Jackson-Bates

Business Operations

  • Directors Karen Adams-Taylor, Karl Elvin, Sue Sherrill, Brian Shields

  • Managers David Antos, Chris Borden, Debbie Camp, Lydia Cruz, Diane Darnell, Colleen Kelly, Chris Meyer, Emily Mitchell, Jaye Mize, Sean O’Donnell, Sean Ohlson, Phil O'Leary, Ryan Patella, Susan Price, Denise Steinhauser

  • Advertising and Production Services Kim Boler, Rhonda Bailey Brown, Timothy Burke, Susan Chiara, Daniel DeGroot, Jordynn Farrar, Euwanaha Joiner-Smith, Cindy Rendlen, Ellen Yoshihara

  • Circulation Services Julie Burton, Dexter Golden, Erin Hinchcliff, Noemi Rivera, Geneine Van Someren

  • Composition and New Media Gail Barrett, Regina Brownlee, Brenda Chandler-Grayer, Scott Curl, Amy Evers, Teri Hutchison, Mary Ann Kuranda, Joshua Lampinen, Fred Marshall, Patricia E. Panek, La'son Diggs Sledge, George Thomson

  • Graphics Joe Amft, Maria Duda, Fred Furtner, Carolyn Hall, Maria Kowalkowski

  • Proofreading Carol Joy Farrell, Daniel James, Judith A. Literskis, Teresa H. Omiotek

AMA Executives

  • Executive Vice President, Chief Executive Officer James L. Madara, MD

  • Chief Operating Officer Bernard L. Hengesbaugh

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