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About The Journal

The American Journal of The Medical Sciences (AJMS), founded in 1820, is the 2nd oldest medical journal in the United States. The AJMS is the official journal of the Southern Society for Clinical Investigation (SSCI). The SSCI is dedicated to the advancement of medical research and the exchange of knowledge, information and ideas. Its members are committed to mentoring future generations of medical investigators and promoting careers in academic medicine. The AJMS publishes, on a monthly basis, peer-reviewed articles in the field of internal medicine and its subspecialties, which include:
  • Original clinical and basic science investigations
  • Review articles
  • Case letters
  • Images in the Medical Sciences

Special Features Include:

  • Cardiology Grand Rounds from Vanderbuilt University
  • Case Report/Focused Review from Louisiana State University
  • Clinical Reasoning: A Case-Based Series from Tulane University
  • Historical Articles/Perspectives 
  • Pathophysiology in Medicine
  • Southwestern Internal Medicine Conference from The University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center
  • The Art and Science of Medical Education from Medical University of South Carolina
  • Trainee Research Reports from Tulane University/Medical University of South Carolina
  • What's Up Docs from Medical University of South Carolina

Publication & Editorial Staff Contacts

Druanne Martin

Senior Production Editor
Kerri Landis

Translation, Rights & Licensing
Silvia Serra

LWW Business Offices
Two Commerce Square, 2001 Market Street
Philadelphia, PA 19106
Phone: 215-521-8300

Commerical Reprint Sales
Connor Winther
Office: 215-521-8797
Cell: 215-287-6619

The American Journal of the Medical Sciences Editorial Office


David W. Ploth, MD
Charleston, SC

Managing Editor
Kathleen Kelly
Medical University of South Carolina
Department of Medicine - Nephrology
96 Jonathan Lucas Street, MSC 829
Charleston, SC 29425-6290
Phone: (843) 792-0902 / Fax: (843) 792-0903