Dr. Ross Zafonte, DO, the new editor-in-chief of The Journal of the American Osteopathic Association (JAOA), is carrying forward the strategic agenda of advancing osteopathic medical research by revising the way articles are evaluated and presented in the JAOA. He is looking for section editors to assist him in this endeavor.
Beginning this month, manuscripts will be assigned to a section editor whose area of expertise matches the focus area of the paper; should the section editor deem that manuscript worthy of peer review, he or she will be responsible for selecting two to three experienced reviewers in that category and synthesizing their comments into a meaningful, robust set of feedback for each JAOA author.
Accepted manuscripts will also be presented in the JAOA by section/domain category beginning in 2021 so readers can easily find the osteopathic research most relevant to their practices.
Each section editor will be responsible for:
JAOA editors are specifically seeking applications for section editors in the following specialty/domain areas:
Applications are due to Melissa Schmidt, director of the JAOA. They should be submitted by email: email@example.com. They must include: