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About Us

The 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 2017 Impact Factor for AJM is 5.117.

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

  • James E. Dalen MD, MPH, Cardiovascular Disease & Health Policy, Tucson, AZ
  • Archita Desai MD, Hepatology, Indianapolis, IN
  • Richard D. de Shazo MD, Allergy/Immunology, Jackson, MS
  • David B. Hellmann MD, Rheumatology, Baltimore, MD
  • Monika Kraft MD, Asthma & Airway Allergies, Tucson, AZ
  • 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. Frishman, MD, Valhalla, NY

Specialty Editors

  • Geoffrey D. Barnes MD, MSc, Clinical Effectiveness, Ann Arbor, MI
  • Stuart R. Chipkin MD, Endocrinology, Metabolism, and Diabetes,
    Amherst, MA
  • 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
  • Mathew D. Hutchinson MD, ECG Images of the Month, Tucson, AZ
  • Thomas J. Marrie MD, Diagnostic Dilemma, Halifax, Nova Scotia, Canada
  • 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