The reported training and experience of editors in chief of specialist clinical medical journals.

@article{Garrow1998TheRT,
  title={The reported training and experience of editors in chief of specialist clinical medical journals.},
  author={J Garrow and Marian I. Butterfield and J W Marshall and Amelia Williamson},
  journal={JAMA},
  year={1998},
  volume={280 3},
  pages={286-7}
}
CONTEXT The majority of the peer-reviewed clinical literature is edited by editors whose training in editorial matters may be limited or nonexistent. We suspect that editors are selected for their clinical or academic rather than editorial ability. OBJECTIVE To test the hypothesis that editors of medical specialist clinical journals were recruited from active clinicians rather than those with evident ability or training as editors. DESIGN, SETTING, AND SUBJECTS Anonymous mail survey to… CONTINUE READING