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Editorial Governance Plan
June 16, 1999

Editorial Governance of the Journal of the American Medical Association: A Report

Author Affiliations

Author Affiliations: Dr Rosenberg is Chair of the JAMA Editor Search Committee, editor of Archives of Neurology, and Zale Distinguished Chair in Neurology and professor of neurology at the University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center at Dallas; and Dr Anderson is executive vice president and CEO of the American Medical Association, Chicago, Ill.

JAMA. 1999;281(23):2239-2240. doi:10.1001/jama.281.23.2239

The Journal of the American Medical Association has enjoyed an illustrious 116-year history as a peer-reviewed medical journal dedicated to the science and art of medicine and the betterment of the public health.

When George D. Lundberg, MD, editor of JAMA, was removed from his position on January 15, 1999, there was concern within the medical and scientific publishing communities that his dismissal was a challenge to JAMA's editorial freedom and integrity.

To reaffirm the American Medical Association's (AMA's) commitment to the integrity of THE JOURNAL, to maintain JAMA's editorial independence, to protect THE JOURNAL's integrity, and to assist in selecting a new editor,1 the AMA assembled a search committee and announced its members on January 27, 1999. The committee is chaired by Roger N. Rosenberg, MD, Zale Distinguished Chair in Neurology and professor of neurology at the University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center in Dallas and editor of the Archives of Neurology.

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