Letters Submissions

Readers are welcome to submit Letters to the Editor on articles published in the Journal of the American Academy of Orthopaedic SurgeonsAll letters are reviewed by the JAAOS Editor-in-Chief, and approved letters are forwarded to the authors of the published article for their response. Letters are to address one specific topic, limited to 500 words. Illustrations are not accepted.

Please submit all Letters to the Editor using the JAAOS Editorial Manager website at www.editorialmanager.com/jaaos by following the steps below:

  • Prepare your Letter. It should include the title, authors, and publication month/year of the article you are writing about.
  • Register in Editorial Manager or log into your existing author account and click “Submit New Manuscript.”
  • From the Article Type drop-down, select "Review Section: Letter to the Editor" if you are writing about a review article, or "Research Section: Letter to the Editor" if you are writing about a research article.

  • Proceed through the remaining screens.