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November 2019

JAMA Internal Medicine

JAMA Intern Med. 2019;179(11):1456. doi:10.1001/jamainternmed.2018.5522

Mission Statement: To promote the art and science of medicine and the betterment of human health by publishing manuscripts of interest and relevance to internists practicing as generalists or as medical subspecialists.


  • Rita F. Redberg, MD, MSc

Deputy Editors

  • Deborah Grady, MD, MPH, San Francisco, California

  • Mitchell H. Katz, MD, New York, New York

Statistical Editors

  • Eric Vittinghoff, PhD, San Francisco, California

  • John M. Neuhaus, PhD, San Francisco, California

Associate Editors

  • Kenneth E. Covinsky, MD, MPH, San Francisco, California

  • Richard W. Grant, MD, MPH, Oakland, California

  • Joseph S. Ross, MD, MHS, New Haven, Connecticut

  • Tracy Wang, MD, MHS, MSc, Durham, North Carolina

Editor at Large and Online Editor

  • Robert Steinbrook, MD, Boston, Massachusetts

Editorial Coordinator

  • Marian Weidner, San Francisco, California

Editorial Assistant

  • Terri Carter

Editorial Fellows

  • Elizabeth Adler, MD, San Francisco, California

  • Jennifer Claytor, MD, San Francisco, California

  • Colette DeJong, MD, MS, San Francisco, California

  • Rachna Rawal, MD, St Louis, Missouri

  • James Salazar, MD, San Francisco, California

Editorial Office

Section Editors

Challenges in Clinical Electrocardiography

  • Zachary D. Goldberger, MD, MS, Seattle, Washington

  • Nora Goldschlager, MD, San Francisco, California

  • Elsayed Z. Soliman MD, MSc, MS, Winston-Salem, North Carolina


  • Jeffrey Tabas, MD, San Francisco, California

Evidence to Practice

  • Fiona Clement, PhD, Calgary, Alberta, Canada

Less Is More

  • Deborah Grady, MD, MPH, San Francisco, California

Teachable Moments

  • Tanner Caverly, MD, MPH, Ann Arbor, Michigan

  • Brandon Combs, MD, Denver, Colorado

  • Sanket Dhruva, MD, New York, New York


  • Robert Steinbrook, MD, Boston, Massachusetts

Editorial Board

  • Danielle Brandman, MD, MAS, San Francisco, California

  • David L. Brown, MD, St Louis, Missouri

  • Francis J. Crosson, MD, Washington, DC

  • Daniel Diekema, MD, MS, Iowa City, Iowa

  • Lara Goitein, MD, Santa Fe, New Mexico

  • William J. Hall, MD, Rochester, New York

  • Grace A. Lin, MD, San Francisco, California

  • Mary M. McDermott, MD, Chicago, Illinois

  • Samia Mora, MD, MHS, Boston, Massachusetts

  • Ann M. O’Hare, MD, MA, Seattle, Washington

  • Kathryn A. Phillips, PhD, San Francisco, California

  • Judith J. Prochaska, PhD, MPH, Stanford, California

  • Kathryn M. Rexrode, MD, MPH, Boston, Massachusetts

  • Daniel P. Sulmasy, MD, PhD, Washington, DC

  • Steven Woloshin, MD, MS, Hanover, New Hampshire

International Advisory Board

  • Iona Heath, MA, BChir, FRCP, PRCGP, CBE, London, England

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  • Editor in Chief, JAMA Network Howard Bauchner, MD

  • Executive Editor Phil B. Fontanarosa, MD, MBA

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  • Managing Editor Brenda Gregoline

  • Deputy Managing Editor John McFadden

  • Assistant Deputy Managing Editor Jamie Scott

  • Manuscript Editors Cheryl T. Davidow, Gabriel Dietz, Amy Nicoletti

  • Freelance Manuscript Editing Manager Connie L. Manno

  • Senior Freelance Manuscript Editing Coordinator Sara M. Billings

  • Freelance Manuscript Editing Coordinators Timothy Gray, Juliet Orellana, Paul Ruich, Kirby Snell

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Scientific Online Resources

  • Deputy Editor and Director Michael Berkwits, MD

  • Digital Media Production Eric Butkus, Jesse McQuarters (managers); Elena Guobyte, Emily Ling, Daniel Morrow (producers)

  • Social Media Eman Hassaballa Aly (manager); Reuben Rios (coordinator)

  • Electronic Media Systems and Services Mary Lynn Ferkaluk

Editorial Graphics

  • Staff Karen Bucher, Andy Rekito, Nick Reback, Lohitha Kethu, David Song

Clinical Review and Education

  • Deputy Editor Edward H. Livingston, MD

  • CME Editor Thomas B. Cole, MD, MPH

Budgets and Administration

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  • Staff Deanna Willis, Yolanda Davis

  • Editorial Counsel Joseph P. Thornton, JD

Media Relations

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  • Staff Jim Michalski

Periodical Publishing Staff

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  • Vice President, Publishing Strategy and Business Operations Brian Shields

  • Vice President, Publishing Production Operations Karen Adams-Taylor

  • Vice President, Digital Product Management and Development Paul Gee

  • Staff Monica Smith

Advertising Sales and Marketing

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  • Manager Kathy Russell

  • Staff Mirna Monal

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  • Director, Marketing Mark Thornbury

  • Staff Tricia Castellano

Recruitment Advertising

  • Director Anna Frazier

  • Manager Thalia Moss

  • Staff Sade DeRamus-Townsend, Tony Ralenkotter

Reprint Sales

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Circulation Print and Online Sales and Marketing

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  • Managers Saskia Bolore, Gretchen Linder, Brian McCartney

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AMA Executives

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