Impact of medical academic genealogy on publication patterns: An analysis of the literature for surgical resection in brain tumor patients

@article{Hirshman2016ImpactOM,
  title={Impact of medical academic genealogy on publication patterns: An analysis of the literature for surgical resection in brain tumor patients},
  author={B. Hirshman and Jessica A. Tang and L. Jones and J. Proudfoot and Kathleen M. Carley and Lawrence K Marshall and B. Carter and Clark C. Chen},
  journal={Annals of Neurology},
  year={2016},
  volume={79}
}
“Academic genealogy” refers to the linking of scientists and scholars based on their dissertation supervisors. We propose that this concept can be applied to medical training and that this “medical academic genealogy” may influence the landscape of the peer‐reviewed literature. We performed a comprehensive PubMed search to identify US authors who have contributed peer‐reviewed articles on a neurosurgery topic that remains controversial: the value of maximal resection for high‐grade gliomas… Expand
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