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About JBJS Journal of Orthopaedics for Physician Assistants

​Edited by Dagan M. Cloutier, PA-C, JBJS Journal of Orthopaedics for Physician Assistants (JOPA) is a peer-reviewed journal that publishes timely and practical articles covering all orthopaedic subspecialties for physician assistants (PAs) and nurse practitioners (NPs). JOPA provides a unique forum for health-care practitioners to share knowledge and experiences with colleagues in the profession. Authors are encouraged to contribute any original articles that promote PA and NP orthopaedic education. Articles submitted to JOPA undergo double-blinded peer review by a panel of orthopaedic physicians and PAs to ensure accuracy, clinical relevance, and readability.

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This Ethics Policies document is intended to inform the public and all persons affiliated with The Journal of Bone and Joint Surgery, Inc. of its general ethics policies. These policies pertain to all publications produced by JBJS, Inc.

JBJS Joural of Orthopaedics for Physician Assistants Statistics

ISSN: 2470-1122

Published in the United States by The Journal of Bone and Joint Surgery, Incorporated


JBJS was founded by the American Orthopaedic Association in 1903 and is the Official Journal of the American Orthopaedic Association.

The Journal of Bone and Joint Surgery, Inc. is an independent, non-profit organization dedicated to producing a family of print and online publications related to the field of orthopaedics. The flagship publication, The Jounal of Bone & Joint Surgery, dates its origins back to the 1889 Transactions of the American Orthopedic Association. Other publications in the JBJS portfolio include JBJS Case Connector, JBJS Essential Surgical Techniques, JBJS Reviews, and JBJS Journal of Orthopaedics for Physician Assistants. These electronic publications are designed to help those who practice and research orthopaedics worldwide by connecting surgeons to focused orthopaedic information. 

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