By: 11 January 2017
AAOS to launch new official open access journal

The American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons (AAOS) has announced the forthcoming launch of a new online-only journal. JAAOS: Global Research & Reviews will be an open access companion title to Journal of the American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons (JAAOS), which is said to be the journal ‘most read’ by orthopaedic surgeons.

The new online journal will critically evaluate up-to-date information on the diagnosis and treatment of musculoskeletal conditions, reflecting the current state of orthopaedic practice and patient care.

Under the leadership of editor-in-chief Jeffrey Fischgrund, the journal intends to publish review articles, research articles and clinical trials, surgical techniques, case reports, and commentary for the benefit of orthopaedic surgeons at all levels of their careers. All submitted manuscripts will be put through a rigorous peer review procedure.

“The AAOS has been committed to providing excellence in orthopaedic education on the world stage for many years, and the demand for AAOS products and services on an international level continues to grow. We have dozens of agents and distributors in more than 85 countries representing AAOS,” said AAOS President Gerald Williams.He added that the journal will place a particular emphasis on content that originates outside North America.

“Our new journal is an excellent opportunity for authors worldwide to have their papers published in an AAOS journal,” added Fischgrund. “JAAOS Global Research & Reviews will publish high-quality original research and review articles monthly and the open access format allows all medical professionals with Internet access to read and learn from respected authors around the globe.”

Source: EurekAlert