Editorial Board

Tom Janisse, MD
Publisher and Editor-in-Chief




Vincent Felitti, MD
Preventative Medicine, Book Reviews


Arthur Klatsky, MD
Original Articles


Scott Rasgon, MD
Corridor Consult




James J Annesi, PhD, FAAHB, FTOS, FAPA
Health Behavior Research


Ricky Chen, MD
Medicine in Society


Gary W Chien, MD


Carrie Davino-Ramaya, MD
National Practice Guidelines


Charles Elder, MD
Integrative Medicine


Philip I Haigh, MD, MSc, FRCSC, FACS


Lisa Herrinton, PhD
Health Systems Research


Robert Hogan, MD
Family Medicine, Health Information Technology



Lee Jacobs, MD
Associate Editor-in-Chief




Gus M Garmel, MD, FACEP, FAAEM
Clinical Medicine


Eric Macy, MD






Ashok Krishnaswami, MD, MAS


David Riley, MD
Case Reports


Ruth Shaber, MD
Women’s Health


John Stull, MD, MPH
Spirit of Medicine Dialogues


Gretchen Summer, PhD, RN
Nursing Research and Practice


KM Tan, MD
Continuing Medical Education


Calvin Weisberger, MD
Cognitive Clinical Medicine


Winston F Wong, MD, MS
Community Benefit, Disparities Improvement and Quality Initiatives


Scott S Young, MD
Care Management Institute and Quality

 Editorial Board

Maher A Abbas, MD, FACS, FASCRS
Chief, Digestive Disease Institute, Cleveland Clinic, Abu Dhabi, UAE; Professor of Surgery, Cleveland Clinic Lerner College of Medicine of Case Western Reserve University, Cleveland, Ohio


Richard Abrohams, MD
Internal Medicine and Geriatrics, The Southeast Permanente Medical Group, Atlanta, Georgia


Fábio Ferreira Amorim, MD, PhD
Professor of Medicine, Escola Superior de Ciências da Saúde in the Department of Postgraduate and Extension Activities, Brasilia, Brazil


Stanley W Ashley, MD
Chief Medical Officer, Brigham and Women’s Hospital; Frank Sawyer Professor of Surgery, Harvard Medical School; Attending Surgeon, Gastrointestinal Cancer Center, Dana Farber Cancer Institute, Boston, Massachusetts


Thomas Bodenheimer, MD
Professor, Dept of Family and
Community Medicine, University
of California, San Francisco


Brian Budenholzer, MD
Associate Clinical Professor in the Department of Family Medicine at the Brody School of Medicine at East Carolina University, Greenville, North Carolina


Alexander M Carson, RN, PhD
Associate Dean of Research and Enterprise at the Institute of Health, Medical Sciences and Society at Glyndwr University in Wrexham, Wales, United Kingdom


Rita Charon, MD, PhD
Professor of Medicine, Founder and Executive Director of the Program in Narrative Medicine at the College of Physicians and Surgeons of Columbia University Medical Center, New York, New York


Dan Cherkin, PhD
Senior Scientific Investigator, Group Health Cooperative, and Affiliate Professor, Dept of Family Medicine and School of Public Health—Health Services, University of Washington, Seattle


Robert R Cima, MD, FACS, FASCRS
Associate Professor of Surgery, Division of Colon and Rectal Surgery; Vice Chairman, Department of Surgery, Mayo Clinic, Rochester, Minnesota


Ellen Cosgrove, MD
Vice Dean, Academic Affairs and Education, University of Nevada, Las Vegas School of Medicine, Las Vegas, Nevada


Quentin Eichbaum, MD, PhD, MPH, MFA, MMCH, FCAP
Associate Director of Transfusion Medicine; Associate Professor of Pathology; Associate Professor of Medical Education and Administration; Director, Fellowship Program in Transfusion Medicine; Member, Vanderbilt Institute for Global Health; Vanderbilt University School of Medicine, Nashville, Tennessee


Richard Frankel, PhD
Professor of Medicine and Geriatrics, Indiana University School of Medicine, Indianapolis


Carol Havens, MD
Family Practice and Addiction Medicine, Director of Clinical Education, The Permanente Medical Group, Oakland, California

James T Hardee, MD
Internal Medicine, Colorado Permanente Medical Group; Associate Clinical Professor of Medicine, University of Colorado School of Medicine, Westminster


Arthur Hayward, MD
Assistant Clinical Professor, Division of General Medicine, Dept of Internal Medicine, Oregon Health Sciences University, Portland


Catherine Hickie, MBBS
Director of Clinical Training, Bloomfield Hospital, Greater Western Area Health Service; Conjoint Senior Lecturer in Psychiatry, University of New
South Wales, Australia


Thomas E Kottke, MD
Medical Director for Well-Being, HealthPartners; Consulting Cardiologist, HealthPartners Medical Group; Senior Clinical Investigator, HealthPartners Institute for Education and Research; Professor of Medicine, University
of Minnesota, Minneapolis


Tieraona Low Dog, MD
Fellowship Director, Academy of Integrative Health and Medicine, LaJolla, California; Director, Integrative Medicine Concepts, Pecos, New Mexico; President, My Own Health; Director, Scientific and Regulatory Affairs, Healthy Lifestyle Brands; Tempe, Arizona


Lewis Mehl-Madrona, MD, PhD, MPhil
Director of Geriatric Education, Maine Dartmouth Family Medicine Residency; Director of Education and Training, Coyote Institute, Augusta, Maine


Michel M Murr, MD, FACS
Director of Bariatric Surgery, Chief of Surgery, Tampa General Hospital, Florida


Sylvestre Quevedo, MD
Department of Medicine and Global Health Sciences, University of California, San Francisco


Ilan Rubinfeld, MD, MBA, FACS, FCCP
Director, Surgical Intensive Care; Associate Program Director, General Surgery Residency; Henry Ford Hospital, Detroit, Michigan; Assistant Professor of Surgery, Wayne State University School of Medicine, Detroit, Michigan


Marilyn Schlitz, PhD
Ambassador for Creative Projects and Global Affairs, and Senior Scientist, Institute of Noetic Sciences, Petaluma, California


Audrey Shafer, MD
Associate Professor, Dept of Anesthesia, Co-Director, Biomedical Ethics & Medical Humanities Scholarly Concentration, Stanford University School of Medicine, Palo Alto, California


Mark Snyder, MD
Specialist Leader, Electronic Medical Record Implementation and Physician Adoption; Deloitte Consulting, LLP, McLean, Virginia


Swee Yaw Tan, MBchB (Edin), MRCP (UK), ACSM, FAMS
Senior Consultant Cardiologist, National Heart Centre, Adjunct Assistant Professor Duke National University of Singapore Graduate Medical School, Singapore


William L Toffler, MD
Professor Emeritas of Family Medicine, Oregon Health and Sciences University, Portland


Paul Wallace, MD
Senior Vice President and Director, Center for Comparative Effectiveness Research, The Lewin Group, Falls Church, Virginia






The Editorial Staff have disclosed that they have no personal, professional, or financial involvement in any of the manuscripts they might judge. Should a conflict arise in the future, the Editorial Staff have agreed to recuse themselves regarding any specific manuscripts. The Editorial Staff also will not use the information gained through working with manuscripts for private gain.

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