Empowering Trainees to be Leaders and Change Agents

On this episode of the Academic Medicine Podcast, guests Lala Forrest and Joe Geraghty join host Toni Gallo to discuss the journal's Trainee Letters to the Editor feature. They highlight selected letters submitted in response to last year's call for submissions about the role of trainees as agents of change and discuss how institutions can empower …

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Meet the Editors: John Coverdale, MD, MEd

What are your roles and responsibilities with Academic Medicine? I am blessed to have the role of associate editor. It is a challenging one. Most of my work is judging articles for their suitability of publication, which is a several hour per week commitment. Another responsibility is to shape the direction of Academic Medicine in small …

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Call for Cover Art: Open June 1 to June 30, 2022

We are excited to announce our second annual call for the Cover Art feature! We were thrilled by the response to our first open call last year and are grateful for and humbled by all of the artwork, insights, stories, and reflections we received. To continue highlighting artwork from the academic medicine community, we are …

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Call for Letters to the Editor From Trainees: A Transformative Moment

Academic Medicine is seeking original submissions for our Letters to the Editor feature from medical students, residents, fellows, and trainees in other health professions on the topic of a transformative moment in your professional journey. The editors will be looking for letters that go beyond describing an event to reflect meaningfully on how the experience affected your …

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Meet the Editors: ​ Daniel J. Schumacher, MD, PhD, MEd

What are your roles and responsibilities with Academic Medicine? I am an assistant editor with Academic Medicine. What do you enjoy most about your work with Academic Medicine? What I enjoy most about this role is playing a part in elevating people and conversations that are important to advancing ideas and dialogues in our community. Journals hold …

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Meet the Editors: ​Will Bynum, MD

What are your roles and responsibilities with Academic Medicine? My two primary roles are to assist with editorial input and decision making for Innovation Reports and Teaching and Learning Moments.I have also completed editorial reviews on various research papers; coauthored a commentary; and cohosted a podcast episode on well-being in medical education, my area of academic …

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Meet the Editors: Colin P. West, MD, PhD

What are your roles and responsibilities with Academic Medicine? I am a Deputy Editor with the journal, responsible for manuscript management and contributions to leadership team discussions about all journal functions. What do you enjoy most about your work with Academic Medicine? We have a terrific team dedicated to advancing the interests of the academic …

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Academic Medicine Call for Volunteer Assistant Editors

Academic Medicine is seeking applications for volunteer assistant editors. The assistant editor role is characterized by Working closely with the editor-in-chief, associate editors, and editorial staff on matters related to manuscript review and decision-makingStrengthening experience and skills related to writing, reviewing, and editing content for scholarly publicationAttending annual Academic Medicine editorial board meetings Successful candidates …

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Meet the Editors: Teresa M. Chan, MD, MHPE

What are your roles and responsibilities with Academic Medicine?I am an associate editor for the journal. This means that I review submissions and triage them for review or not (e.g., desk rejections). When submissions are reviewed, I review them again and make a decision on whether to further ask the authors for a revision (or not). …

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