Special Theme Issue on “Lessons I Have Learned in My Career I Wish Someone Had Taught Me Earlier” – November 2024

Key Dates:
Initial manuscript due: 8/5/24
Final manuscript with any needed revisions due: 9/10/24

SGIM Forum will publish a special theme issue of articles around “Lessons I have learned in my career I wish someone had taught me earlier” in November 2024. This theme issue is open to physicians or physicians in training at any career stage. The articles are intended to represent reflections on the author’s practices as they have navigated their career development.

Please consider the following for submissions to this theme issue:

  • Article submissions of all types are welcome, covering a wide range of career development experiences including, but not limited to:
    • Mentorship
    • Advocacy
    • Medical Education
    • Clinical roles or topics
    • Patient interactions
    • Research
    • Work-life balance
    • Substance use disorder treatment
    • General career development
  • Medical students, residents, and fellows are also encouraged to submit. Personal reflections and experiences with care teams are welcome.
  • Please refer to the author instructions for more detailed article requirements and a suggested article template. Please note the article template is reflective of regular SGIM Forum submissions but be sure to follow the Instructions for Authors that are specific to this theme issue.

Submit your article to sgimlessons@gmail.com by 8/15/24 for consideration of publication in the November issue. If your topic/article is tentatively accepted for the theme issue, the deadline for revisions is 9/10/24.

SGIM Forum is a place for members to share their diverse perspectives and experiences, advocacy, research, and clinical work, for this theme issue and continuously into the future. Submissions not published in the theme issue will be considered for publication in future issues of SGIM Forum.

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