JAMA appoints woman editorBMJ 1999; 319 doi: https://doi.org/10.1136/bmj.319.7216.1022a (Published 16 October 1999) Cite this as: BMJ 1999;319:1022
- Scott Gottlieb
- New York
JAMA, the journal of the American Medical Association (AMA), appointed a new editor—the first woman and the first paediatrician in its 116 year history—and pledged to maintain strict independence for the publication's editorial process.
“Editorial freedom is essential,” said Dr Catherine DeAngelis, a dean of academic affairs at the Johns Hopkins School of Medicine, in …