In this one-hour session, Dr. Harold Sox will describe how Annals of Internal Medicine evaluated manuscripts, made publishing decisions, and worked with authors to assure transparency and accuracy in their articles. Attendees will gain valuable understanding of how journal editors look at manuscripts and ways in which authors can increase their chances for acceptance. He will allow plenty of time for questions and discussion.
About the Speaker:
Harold C. Sox, M.D. graduated from Stanford University (BS physics) and Harvard Medical School (MD). After serving as a medical intern and resident at Massachusetts General Hospital, he spent 2 years conducting research at the National Institutes of Health and 3 years at Dartmouth Medical School, where he served as chief medical resident and began his studies of medical decision making. He then spent 15 years on the faculty of Stanford University School of Medicine, where he was the chief of the division of general internal medicine and director of ambulatory care at the Palo Alto VA Medical Center. In 1988, he returned to Dartmouth where he served for 13 years as Joseph M. Huber Professor of Medicine and chair of the department of medicine. Dr. Sox was the Editor of the Annals of Internal Medicine from 2001-2009, and is now Professor of Medicine and of The Dartmouth Institute.