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May 6, 2021

The Debut of JAMA Health Forum as a Peer-Reviewed Journal

Author Affiliations
  • 1Editor, JAMA Health Forum
  • 2Department of Internal Medicine, University of Michigan Medical School, Ann Arbor
  • 3Institute for Healthcare Policy and Innovation, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor
  • 4Deputy Editor, JAMA Health Forum
  • 5Department of Health Policy, Vanderbilt School of Medicine, Nashville, Tennessee
  • 6Associate Editor, JAMA Health Forum
  • 7Department of Health Policy and Management, University of Pittsburgh School of Public Health, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania
  • 8Department of Population Health Sciences, Weill Cornell Medicine, New York, New York
  • 9Statistical Editor, JAMA Health Forum
  • 10Department of Health Care Policy, Harvard Medical School, Boston, Massachusetts
JAMA Health Forum. 2021;2(5):e210847. doi:10.1001/jamahealthforum.2021.0847

This week marks the debut of JAMA Health Forum as a peer-reviewed, open-access, online journal focused on health policy, health care systems, and global and public health.1,2 The journal is the newest member of the family of JAMA Network specialty journals. In January 2020, JAMA Health Forum was launched as an online health policy channel (https://jamanetwork.com/channels/health-forum), posting insights and commentaries by a wide range of US and international authors, invited commentaries by health policy experts, and news stories on timely policy issues and reports.3,4 As of April 8, 2021, these posts have been viewed approximately 1.7 million times by readers around the world.

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