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JAMA Surgery Masthead
August 2019

JAMA Surgery

JAMA Surg. 2019;154(8):682. doi:10.1001/jamasurg.2018.3828

Mission Statement: To promote the art and science of surgery by publishing relevant peer-reviewed research to assist the surgeon in optimizing patient care. JAMA Surgery will also serve as a forum for the discussion of issues pertinent to surgery, such as the education and training of the surgical workforce, quality improvement, and the ethics and economics of health care delivery.

  • Editor Melina R. Kibbe, MD

Deputy Editors

  • Adil H. Haider, MD, MPH, Karachi, Pakistan

  • Timothy M. Pawlik, MD, MPH, MTS, PhD, Columbus, Ohio

  • Jennifer Tseng, MD, MPH, Boston, Massachusetts

Managing Editor

Section Editors
Review Editor

  • Gerard M. Doherty, MD, Boston, Massachusetts

Surgical Innovation Editor

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

Web and Social Media Editor

  • Amalia L. Cochran, MD, Columbus, Ohio

Clinical Education Editor

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

Statistical Editors

  • Jason S. Haukoos, MD, MSc, Denver, Colorado

  • Amy H. Kaji, MD, PhD, Torrance, California

  • Todd A. Schwartz, DrPH, MS, Chapel Hill, North Carolina

Editorial Board

  • Danny Chu, MD, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania

  • Dai H. Chung, MD, Dallas, Texas

  • Quan-Yang Duh, MD, San Francisco, California

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

  • Yuman Fong, MD, Duarte, California

  • Amir A. Ghaferi, MD, Ann Arbor, Michigan

  • Elliott R. Haut, MD, PhD, Baltimore, Maryland

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

  • O. Joe Hines, MD, Los Angeles, California

  • Kamal M. F. Itani, MD, West Roxbury, Massachusetts

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

  • Lisa A. Newman, MD, MPH, New York, New York

  • Gilbert R. Upchurch Jr, MD, Gainesville, Florida

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

  • Brian S. Zuckerbraun, MD, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania

International Editorial Board

  • Martin Almquist, MD, Lund, Sweden

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

  • Marja Boermeester, MD, PhD, Amsterdam, The Netherlands

  • Stephen W. K. Cheng, MB, BS, MS, Hong Kong

  • Liane S. Feldman, MD, CM, Montreal, Quebec, Canada

  • Alberto R. Ferreres, MD, PhD, JD, MPH, Buenos Aires, Argentina

  • Andrew G. Hill, MBChB, MD, EdD, Auckland, New Zealand

  • Olle Ljungqvist, MD, PhD, Örebro, Sweden

  • Mario Morino, MD, Turin, Italy

  • Avery B. Nathens, MD, MPH, PhD, Toronto, Ontario, Canada

  • Pauli Puolakkainen, MD, PhD, Helsinki, Finland

  • Paulina Salminen, MD, PhD, Turku, Finland

  • John A. Windsor, MD, Auckland, New Zealand

  • Manabu Yamamoto, MD, PhD, Tokyo, Japan

  • Cheng-Har Yip, MBBS, Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia

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

  • Julie Ann Freischlag, MD, 2005-2014

Publication Staff

  • Offices: 330 N Wabash Ave, Chicago, IL 60611

  • Editor in Chief, JAMA Network Howard Bauchner, MD

  • Executive Editor Phil B. Fontanarosa, MD, MBA

  • Executive Managing Editor Annette Flanagin

  • Managing Editor Brenda Gregoline

  • Deputy Managing Editor Tracy Frey

  • Assistant Deputy Managing Editor Iris Y. Lo

  • Manuscript Editors Kevin Brown, Amanda Ehrhardt, M. Sophia Newman, Suzanne Walker

  • Freelance Manuscript Editing Manager Connie L. Manno

  • Freelance Manuscript Editing Coordinators Sara M. Billings, Timothy Gray, Paul Ruich, Kirby Snell, Sam Wilder

  • Freelance Copy Editors and Copyreaders Catherine A. Alden, Stephanie Lang Beckmeyer, Jane Calayag, Jan Clavey, Mary Coerver-Connolly, Paula Glitman, Laura King, Regina Z. Lilly, Judy Majewski, Thressa D. Smith, Divya Sreekumar, Donna J. Thordsen, Christine Tilles, Caroline A. V. Woods, Aggie Zarkadas

  • Editorial Assistant Wanda Hill

Editorial Operations and Systems

  • Directors Larry Bryant, Jacob Kendall-Taylor, Monica Mungle

  • Managers and Staff Fanny L. Brown, Anna Bukowski, Lee Calibeo, Lenette Gardner-Gullens, Tosca Hall, Erin Kato, Rachell Lozano, Caroline Sietmann, Angelia Waltower

Scientific Online Resources

  • Deputy Editor and Director Michael Berkwits, MD

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

  • Social Media Reuben Rios (coordinator)

  • Electronic Media Systems and Services Mary Lynn Ferkaluk

Editorial Graphics

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

Clinical Review & Education

  • Deputy Editor Edward H. Livingston, MD

  • CME Editor Thomas B. Cole, MD, MPH

Budgets and Administration

  • Director Marla A. Hall

  • Staff Deanna Willis, Yolanda Davis

  • Editorial Counsel Joseph P. Thornton, JD

Media Relations

  • Manager Deanna Bellandi

  • Staff Jim Michalski

Periodical Publishing Staff

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

  • 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 Print & Online Sales & Marketing

  • Director Jeffery J. Bonistalli

  • Manager Kathy Russell

  • Staff Mirna Monal

  • Sales Representative Stacey McHugh

  • Director, Marketing Mark Thornbury

  • Staff Tricia Castellano

Classified Advertising

  • Director Anna Frazier

  • Manager Thalia Moss

  • Staff Sade DeRamus-Townsend, Tony Ralenkotter

Reprint Communications

  • Manager Susan Lovenberg

Circulation Print & Online Sales & Marketing

  • Director, Worldwide Sales Vida Damijonaitis

  • Managers Saskia Bolore, Gretchen Linder, Brian McCartney

  • Sales Representatives Christine Hearne, Natasha Nekola

  • Staff David Baum, Morgan Osgood, Ron Thomas

Marketing and Product Development

  • Directors Rick Bell, Elizabeth Solaro, Sara Zimmerman

  • Associate Publisher/Senior Product Development Geoffrey Flick

  • Managers Lindsay Dawson, Ellen Gibson, Sam Ismail, Craig McCaffrey, Michael McGraw, Daniel Pickhardt, Romando Rossini, Sarah Subramanian, Stacy Tucker

  • Business Analyst Sirisha Alluri

  • Staff Millette Jackson-Bates, Tom Miller

Business Operations

  • Directors Karl Elvin, Nancy Essex, Jaye Mize, Sean O’Donnell, Sue Sherrill

  • Managers David Antos, Anthony Bautista, Chris Borden, Debbie Camp, Jennifer Carney, Lydia Cruz, Scott Curl, Diane Darnell, Nanette Diaz, Jordynn Farrar, Allison Hughes, Tiffany Jones, Colleen Kelly, John Lash, Chris Meyer, Annemarie Neff, J.D. Neff, Sean Ohlson, Phil O'Leary, Bill Pedone, Susan Price, Binita Shah, Erin Spencer, Denise Steinhauser, Joe Wixted

  • Advertising and Production Services Ahmed Avendano, Kim Boler, Rhonda Bailey Brown, Fin Carter, Michael Deegan, Daniel DeGroot, Euwanaha Joiner-Smith, Joshua Lane, Cindy Rendlen, Ellen Yoshihara

  • Circulation Services Julie Burton, Ronna Hewitt, Mary Sieck, Geneine Van Someren, Jamaal Vargas

  • Content Production Systems Mike Bujewski and Nathan Mitre

  • Digital Production Regina Brownlee, Amanda Camino, Brenda Chandler-Grayer, Emily Dunn, Amy Evers, Maleeka Holden, Teri Hutchison, Dan Knowles, Joshua Lampinen, Natalie Marsh, Patricia E. Panek, Marla Seidell, La'son Diggs Sledge, Julian Wiley

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

  • Proofreading Carol Joy Farrell, Maria Giannini, Sasha Grossman, Judith A. Literskis, Teresa H. Omiotek, Michael Ryder

AMA Executives

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

  • Chief Operating Officer Bernard L. Hengesbaugh

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