Behind the scenes at Annals of Internal Medicine: Q&A by former editor Dr. Harold
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.