US medical association reaches agreement with sacked editorBMJ 1999; 318 doi: https://doi.org/10.1136/bmj.318.7181.416a (Published 13 February 1999) Cite this as: BMJ 1999;318:416
- Janice Hopkins Tanne
- New York
The American Medical Association (AMA) has reached a settlement with Dr George Lundberg, avoiding a possible lawsuit by him.
Dr Lundberg was fired last month as editor of JAMA (the journal of the American Medical Association) because he “fast tracked” the publication of a paper-which indicated that university students in the United States did not think that oral sex was “real sex”-in the midst of the impeachment trial of President Clinton.
In a bland …