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Editorial Board and Offices

The Journal of General Internal Medicine is under the editorial direction of the Co-Editors-in-Chief, Richard L. Kravitz and Mitchell D. Feldman.  Drs. Kravitz and Feldman work closely with approximately 40 Associate and Deputy Editors selected for their topical expertise, academic accomplishment, and geographic diversity. Neil Mehta, MBBS, MS, serves as JGIM Web Editor. The Journal is supported by Managing Editor Jenni Clarkson (Regenstrief Institute), Associate Managing Editors Rebecca Berry (Regenstrief Institute) and Kristen Greenlee (UC Davis).

JGIM Editorial Board Looking for New Members

The JGIM Editorial Board is currently looking to fill five vacancies for editorial board members (four full members and one associate member).  We are looking for representation for the new slots from some of the following fields:

  • associate member 
  • health services research
  • health care disparities
  • health care policy
  • medical education
  • women's health
  • business administration

We would also strongly consider people who have had previous experience on boards of other medical journals.  The JGIM editorial board is committed to maintaining a diverse slate of participants.  Members of the JGIM editorial board must be SGIM members in good standing.

The deadline to apply is January 31, 2017.  Successful candidates will be announced in March and will join the board as of the 2017 SGIM annual meeting in April 2017.

To apply, please view the entire set of Editorial Board Responsibilities below and then upload your current CV and 1-2 page letter of interest online by following the instructions below.  Please contact Francine Jetton, Director of Communications, at for more information.

Read the responsibilities of the JGIM Editorial Board here

  • Log into SGIM Members only 
  • Enter your email address and password - Click on Log IN
  • Click on awards/nominations from the menu on the left
  • Choose "Click here to nominate a member for an award" and then click on the red ADD at the right hand top of the box
  • Select "JGIM Editorial Board Nominations" from the drop down box and double click in the open box to select a nominee (or nominate yourself)
  • Upload a current copy of your CV and a 1-2 page statement of interest

Current Editorial Board Members

  • Patrick O’Connor, MD, MPH, FACP (Chair)
  • Arshiya A. Baig, MD, MPH
  • Tara Bishop, MD
  • DC Dugdale, MD, (Council Liason)
  • Mitchell D. Feldman, MD, MPhil (JGIM Co-Editor)
  • Michael Fischer, MD, MS
  • Walid F. Gellad, MD, MPH
  • Elizabeth A. Jacobs, MD, MPP  
  • Richard Kravitz, MD (JGIM Co-Editor)
  • Bruce E. Landon, MD, MBA, MSc
  • Karen E. Lasser, MD, MPH 
  • Cathy J. Lazarus, MD
  • Sumit R. Majumdar, MD, MPH, FRCPC
  • Raul Mejia, MD, PhD
  • Michael B. Rothberg, MD, MPH
  • Brita Roy, MD, MPH
  • Christina Wee, MD, MPH
  • Francine Jetton (SGIM Staff Liaison)

JGIM Editors-in-Chief


Richard L. Kravitz, MD, MSPH

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Mitchell D. Feldman, MD, MPhil

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