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November 5, 1997

The McGill Journal of Medicine (MJM)

JAMA. 1997;278(17):1461-1462. doi:10.1001/jama.1997.03550170095049

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The McGill Journal of Medicine (MJM) serves as an international, peerreviewed journal comprised totally of student contributions. An independent organization run by students at McGill University in Montreal manages this unique medical journal. MJM clearly lists its commercial, academic, and private financial supporters. The journal strives to address the need for a publication that features work solely from students to "serve notice that they can make a difference in the research community." The intended readership consists of students, residents, scientists, and physicians around the world.

Original research and review articles relevant to medicine form the major sections of MJM. Two unique features are "Crossroads" and "MJM Focus." "Crossroads" consists of articles addressing the interrelationships of the humanities and medicine. In "MJM Focus" a series of articles explores the clinical, scientific, and pathological features of a medical specialty.

The manuscript review process has two distinct stages. Appointed student editors, whose names

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