Editor-in-Chief: David P. Sklar, MD
University of New Mexico
School of Medicine
ISSN: 1040-2446
Online ISSN: 1938-808X
Frequency: 12 issues per year
Impact Factor: 3.468

Latest New Conversations News 
Accompanying the New Conversations pieces published in the journal are a series of author interviews. In the first interview, Dr. Sklar and Senator Tom Daschle discuss the critical issues facing academic medicine and our health system in the coming years. In the second interview, Dr. Sklar and William Frist, MD, discuss the future of palliative care in the United States and its place in our health care system.

Also new to New Conversations, in an AM Rounds blog post, Massachusetts General Hospital President, Peter Slavin, MD, discusses the transformative forces in health care and how MGH is embracing these forces to "provide outstanding and affordable care to the American people."

Be sure to read all the New Conversations pieces and follow the discussion on AM Rounds and on Twitter with @AcadMedJournal using #AcMedConversations.

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