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JAMA Surgery Masthead
September 2021

JAMA Surgery

JAMA Surg. 2021;156(9):805. doi:10.1001/jamasurg.2020.4460

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 diversity, equity, and inclusion; 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

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, Bozeman, Montana

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

Visual Abstract Editors

  • Sidra Bonner, MD, MPH, Ann Arbor, Michigan

  • Heather E. Hsu, MD, MPH, Boston, Massachusetts

  • Andrew M. Ibrahim, MD, MSc, Ann Arbor, Michigan

Managing Editor

Editorial Board

  • Danny Chu, MD, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania

  • Dai H. Chung, MD, Dallas, Texas

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

  • Yuman Fong, MD, Duarte, California

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

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

  • Christian de Virgilio, 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

  • David B. Stewart Sr, MD, Springfield, Illinois

  • 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

  • Antonio M. Lacy, MD, PhD, Barcelona, Spain

  • 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

  • Interim Editor in Chief 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

  • Senior Manuscript Editor Kevin Brown

  • Manuscript Editors Erin Keenan, Rebecca Langley, M. Sophia Newman

  • Freelance Manuscript Editing Manager Connie L. Manno

  • Senior Freelance Manuscript Editing Coordinator Sara M. Billings

  • Freelance Manuscript Editing Coordinators Dough Brandt, Timothy Gray, Peter J. Olson, Juliet A. Orellana, Paul Ruich, Kirby Snell

  • Freelance Copy Editors and Copyreaders Judith A. Ahlers, Stephanie Lang Beckmeyer, Jane Calayag, Jan Clavey, Mary Coerver-Connolly, Heather E. Flint, Bernadette M. Hromin, Paul G. Jaworksi, Ruth A. Kaufman, Laura King, Julia L. Kurtz, Martha W. Lentz, Jenny MacKay, Tanya M. Martin, Charon Pierson, Lori Michelle Ryan, Thressa D. Smith, Cara M. Wallace, Annette Theuring, Donna J. Thordsen, Christine Tilles, Christina West, Caroline A. V. Woods

  • 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, Kenneth Otani, Caroline Sietmann, Angelia Waltower

Scientific Online Resources

  • Deputy Editor and Director Michael Berkwits, MD

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

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

  • Electronic Media Systems and Services Mary Lynn Ferkaluk (manager); Jonathan Laxamana (coordinator)

Editorial Graphics

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

Clinical Review & Education

  • CME Editor Thomas B. Cole, MD, MPH

Budgets and Administration

  • Director Marla A. Jefferson

  • 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 Executive Publisher Thomas J. Easley

  • Group Vice President and Publisher 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–Pharmaceuticals and Devices

  • Director Jeffery J. Bonistalli

  • Manager Kathy Russell

  • Staff Mirna Monal

  • Sales Representative Stacey McHugh

  • Director, Marketing Mark Thornbury

  • Staff Tricia Castellano

Health Systems and Recruitment Advertising

  • Director Anna Frazier

  • Manager Thalia Moss

  • Coordinator Meghan Thue

  • Sales Consultants Sade DeRamus-Townsend, Tony Ralenkotter

Reprint Sales

  • Manager Marsha Fogler, Rachel Sisholtz

Circulation Sales & Marketing

  • Director, Worldwide Sales Vida Damijonaitis

  • Managers Saskia Bolore, Gretchen Linder, Brian McCartney

  • Sales Representatives Christine Hearne, Natasha Nekola

  • Staff Henry Aguillon, David Baum, 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, Craig McCaffrey, Michael McGraw, Daniel Pickhardt, Romando Rossini, Sarah Subramanian, Stacy Tucker, KC Walsh

  • Business Analyst Sirisha Alluri

  • Staff Millette Jackson-Bates, Tom Miller, Jacob Mishkin, Morgan Osgood

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, Jaynam 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, Annissa Zak

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

  • Content Production Systems Mike Bujewski, 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, Jonathan Chala, James Collver, Maria Duda, Fred Furtner, Carolyn Hall, Maria Kowalkowski

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

AMA Executives

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

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