October 1996 AAOS Report

Academy seeks new editor for JAAOS

The Academy is accepting applications for editor-in-chief of the bi-monthly Journal of the American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons: A Comprehensive Review (JAAOS). Serving at the discretion of the Academy's Board of Directors, the editor-in-chief is responsible for maintaining and advancing the intellectual reputation of the journal and overall editorial direction and accuracy of content and illustrations. The editor-in-chief nominates the panel of associate editors; appoints members of the Editorial Review Board and a separate panel of reviewers; ensures that the journal meets its publishing objectives; and authorizes the timely publication of peer-reviewed articles. The editor-in-chief also approves advertising content for each issue. The candidate for the position must be a fellow of the Academy; author of publications appearing in peer-reviewed journals; have editorial experience in the peer-review process; and willing and able to commit the time required to fulfill the editor's duties. Interested applicants should send curriculum vitae and cover letter discussing interest in the position by Nov. 15 to Editor-in-Chief Search Committee, AAOS, 6300 N. River Rd., Rosemont, Ill. 60018. Additional questions about the position or submission of materials can be directed to Paul Psilos, PhD, JAAOS managing editor, (800) 346-2267, ext. 4140.

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