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About Us

Impact FactorThe American Journal of Medicine (AJM) is an academic internal medicine journal. Each month, AJM publishes original medical research, reviews, case studies, and diagnostic image articles in print and online. The 2014 Impact Factor for AJM is 5.003.

On the AJM blog, we publish articles that appear in the journal, as well as Blog Commentaries, letters, and comments that are published only on the blog. The Editorial Office is located in Tucson, Arizona. To submit a manuscript to AJM, please visit our online submission website.

American Journal of Medicine Editor Joseph Alpert

Dr. Joseph S. Alpert


Joseph S. Alpert, MD,
The University of Arizona College of Medicine, Tucson, AZ

Managing Editor
Timothy Baird, Tucson AZ

Social Media/Technology Editor
Pamela Powers Hannley, MPH, Tucson, AZ

Associate Editors

  • Thomas D. Boyer MD, Hepatology, Tucson, AZ
  • Monika Kraft, MD, Asthma & Airway Allergies, Tucson, AZ
  • James E. Dalen MD, MPH, Cardiovascular Disease & Health Policy,
    Tucson, AZ
  • David B. Hellmann MD, Rheumatology, Baltimore, MD
  • Y. Howard Lien MD, PhD, Nephrology, Tucson, AZ
  • Richard M. Mandel MD, Infectious Disease, Tucson, AZ
  • Michael W. Rich MD , Geriatrics, St. Louis, Missouri
  • Barbara L. Schuster MD, General Medicine, Athens, GA
  • Alison T. Stopeck MD, Hematology/Oncology, Stony Brook, NY
  • Charles M. Wiener MD, Pulmonary and Critical Care Medicine, Baltimore, MD

Supplements Editor
William H. Frischman, MD, Valhalla, NY

Specialty Editors

  • Stuart R. Chipkin MD, Endocrinology, Metabolism, and Diabetes,
    Amherst, MA
  • Richard D. de Shazo MD, Allergy/Immunology, Jackson, MS
  • Vikram D. Durairaj MD, Ophthalmology, Austin, TX
  • Kim A. Eagle MD , Clinical Effectiveness, Ann Arbor, MI
  • Mindy Fain, MD, Practical Geriatrics, Tucson, AZ
  • Robert J. Goldberg PhD, Epidemiology and Biostatistics, Worcester, MA
  • Julia H. Indik MD, PhD, ECG Images of the Month, Tucson, AZ
  • Elizabeth A. Jackson MD, PhD, Clinical Effectiveness,
    Ann Arbor, MI
  • Thomas J. Marrie MD, Diagnostic Dilemma, Halifax, Nova Scotia, Canada
  • Parwathi ‘Uma’ Paniker MD, Dermatology Images, Kailua-Kona, Hawaii
  • Martin D. Samuels, MD, Neurology, Boston, MA
  • Harvey B. Simon, MD, Medical Humanities, Boston, MA
  • Robert G. Stern MD, Diagnostic Radiology, Tucson, AZ

Editorial Office Staff in Tucson

  • Alexandra K. Queen
  • Edward A. Queen