The New England Journal of Medicine

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The New England Journal of Medicine (NEJM) is a weekly medical journal published by the Massachusetts Medical Society.wikipedia
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John Collins Warren

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In September 1811, John Collins Warren, a Boston physician, along with James Jackson, submitted a formal prospectus to establish the New England Journal of Medicine and Surgery and Collateral Branches of Science as a medical and philosophical journal.
He was a founder of the New England Journal of Medicine and was the third president of the American Medical Association.

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The New England Journal of Medicine (NEJM) is a weekly medical journal published by the Massachusetts Medical Society.
The Massachusetts Medical Society is the owner and publisher of the New England Journal of Medicine which is the most widely read, cited and influential medical journal in the world.

James Homer Wright

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These began regular publication as the Boston Medical and Surgical Journal which later became the New England Journal of Medicine.

Henry Jacob Bigelow

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His "Insensibility during Surgical Operations Produced by Inhalation" (1846), detailing the discovery of ether anesthesia, was selected by readers of the New England Journal of Medicine as the "most important article in NEJM history" in commemoration of the journal's 200th anniversary.

Addiction Rare in Patients Treated with Narcotics

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"Addiction Rare in Patients Treated with Narcotics" was the title of a letter to the editor published by Jane Porter and Hershel Jick in the January 10, 1980, issue of The New England Journal of Medicine.

The Lancet

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By comparison, the second and third ranked journals in the category (The Lancet and JAMA) had impact factors of 53.254 and 47.661 respectively.
According to the Journal Citation Reports, the journal has a 2017 impact factor of 53.254, ranking it second after The New England Journal of Medicine in the category "Medicine, General".

Ingelfinger rule

Referred to as the Ingelfinger rule, this policy protects the originality of content.
In scientific publishing, the 1969 Ingelfinger rule originally stipulated that The New England Journal of Medicine (NEJM) would not publish findings that had been published elsewhere, in other media or in other journals.

Opioid epidemic in the United States

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A brief letter published in the New England Journal of Medicine (NEJM) in January 1980, titled "Addiction Rare in Patients Treated with Narcotics", generated much attention and changed this thinking.

Jeffrey M. Drazen

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According to Richard Smith, the former editor of the British Medical Journal, concerns about the correctness of that study were raised with the journal's editor, Jeff Drazen, as early as August 2001.
Jeffrey M. Drazen is the editor-in-chief of The New England Journal of Medicine since 2000.

Pharmaceutical industry

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In contrast to this viewpoint, an article and associated editorial in the New England Journal of Medicine in May 2015 emphasized the importance of pharmaceutical industry-physician interactions for the development of novel treatments, and argued that moral outrage over industry malfeasance had unjustifiably led many to overemphasize the problems created by financial conflicts of interest.

The BMJ

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According to Richard Smith, the former editor of the British Medical Journal, concerns about the correctness of that study were raised with the journal's editor, Jeff Drazen, as early as August 2001.
For a long time, the journal's sole competitor was The Lancet, also based in the UK, but with increasing globalisation, The BMJ has faced tough competition from other medical journals, particularly The New England Journal of Medicine and the Journal of the American Medical Association.

Rofecoxib

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In the early 2000s, The New England Journal of Medicine was involved in a controversy around problems with research on the drug Vioxx.
Months after the preliminary version of VIGOR was published in the New England Journal of Medicine in November 2000, the journal editors learned that certain data reported to the FDA were not included in the NEJM article.

Marcia Angell

Marcia Angell (born April 20, 1939) is an American physician, author, and the first woman to serve as editor-in-chief of the New England Journal of Medicine.

Arnold S. Relman

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He was editor of The New England Journal of Medicine (NEJM) from 1977 to 1991, where he instituted two important policies: one asking the popular press not to report on articles before publication and another requiring authors to disclose conflicts of interest.

Franz J. Ingelfinger

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The rule was first described in a 1969 editorial by Franz Ingelfinger, the editor-in-chief at that time.
He also served as Editor of the New England Journal of Medicine (NEJM) from 1967 to 1976.

Jerome P. Kassirer

He was the editor-in-chief of the New England Journal of Medicine from 1991 to 1999.

List of open-access journals

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NEJM provides delayed free online access to its research articles (it does so six months after publication, and maintains that access dating back to 1990).

Medical journal

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The New England Journal of Medicine (NEJM) is a weekly medical journal published by the Massachusetts Medical Society.

Peer review

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It is among the most prestigious peer-reviewed medical journals as well as the oldest continuously published one.

Jerome V. C. Smith

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On April 29, 1823, another publication, the Boston Medical Intelligencer, appeared under the stewardship of Jerome V. C. Smith.

Rod of Asclepius

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The journal’s logo depicts the Rod of Asclepius crossed over a quill pen.

Quill

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The journal’s logo depicts the Rod of Asclepius crossed over a quill pen.

Anesthetic

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