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David P. Sklar, MD
Arizona State University
College of Health Solutions

Managing Editor
Mary Beth DeVilbiss

Editorial Staff
Jennifer Campi
Toni F. Gallo
Elizabeth S. Karlin
Heather Grimm
Laura C. Blyton
Whitney A. Staiger
Michael W. Cameron
Matthew Matarozza

Publisher’s Editor
Suzanne Iler


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Deputy Editor
Debra Weinstein, MD
Partners Healthcare

Deputy Editor for Research
Steven J. Durning, MD, PhD
Uniformed Services University
School of Medicine

Associate Editor
Jan D. Carline, PhD
University of Washington
School of Medicine

Statistical Editor
Colin P. West, MD, PhD
Mayo Clinic

Qualitative Research Editor
Bridget C. O'Brien, PhD
University of California, San Francisco
School of Medicine

Assistant Editor for AM Last Pages
Anthony R. Artino Jr, PhD
Uniformed Services University
School of Medicine

Editorial Board

M. Brownell Anderson
National Board of Medical Examiners

Carrie L. Byington, MD
Texas A&M University
College of Medicine
and Health Science Center

Christopher S. Candler, MD, EdD
University of Oklahoma
College of Medicine

Denice Cora-Bramble, MD, MBA
Children’s National Health System

Keisa Fallin-Bennett, MD, MPH
University of Kentucky
College of Medicine

Shiphra Ginsburg, MD, MEd
University of Toronto
Faculty of Medicine

Frederic W. Hafferty, PhD
Mayo Clinic

Grace Huang, MD
Harvard Medical School
Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center

Brenessa Lindeman, MD, MEHP
University of Alabama Birmingham
School of Medicine

Monica L. Lypson, MD, MHPE
Office of Academic Affiliations,
Department of Veterans Affairs

Arno K. Kumagai, MD
University of Toronto
Faculty of Medicine

Lauren A. Maggio, MS (LIS), MA, PhD
Uniformed Services University
School of Medicine

Laura Roberts, MD, MA
Stanford University
School of Medicine

John P. Sánchez, MD, MPH
Rutgers New Jersey Medical School

Brian M. Wong, MD
University of Toronto
Faculty of Medicine



Past Editors-in-Chief

Bulletin of the Association of
American Medical Colleges,
Fred C. Zapffe, 1926–1928

Journal of the Association of
American Medical Colleges,
Fred C. Zapffe, 1929–1950

Journal of Medical Education,
Dean F. Smiley, 1951–1957
John Z. Bowers, 1958–1962
John A. D. Cooper, 1963–1971
Merrill McCord, 1972–1988

Academic Medicine,
Addeane S. Caelleigh, 1989–2001
Michael E. Whitcomb, 2002–2007
Steven L. Kanter, 2008–2012

Journal Oversight Committee

Sheldon M. Retchin, MD, MSPH (chair)
The Ohio State University
Wexner Medical Center

Catherine D. DeAngelis, MD, MPH
Johns Hopkins University
School of Medicine and
Johns Hopkins Bloomberg
School of Public Health

Steven L. Kanter, MD
Association of Academic Health Centers

Kenneth Ludmerer, MD
Washington University in St. Louis
School of Medicine

Elisa K. Siegel
Association of American Medical Colleges

Consuelo H. Wilkins, MD, MSCI
Vanderbilt University Medical Center
and Meharry Medical College

James O. Woolliscroft, MD
University of Michigan
Medical School