No favour, no friends: parsing the qualifications for a journal's editor-in-chief

Collier, Roger
March 2011
CMAJ: Canadian Medical Association Journal;3/8/2011, Vol. 183 Issue 4, p415
Academic Journal
The article focuses on the qualities of a medical journal's editor. Doctor Richard Smith, former editor-in-chief at British Medical Journal (BMJ), states that editors must possess vision and ability to inspire others to focus on a similar vision. Doctor George Lundberg of "Cancer Commons," says that editors must have traceable and successful track records. Doctor Jerome Kassirer, former editor of "New England Journal of Medicine," adds that potential editors should be open-minded.


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