Critical Care Physician-Researchers Assume JAMA Editorial Roles

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One of the world’s most prestigious academic medical journals announced that it is strengthening its editorial team with expertise from UPMC and the University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine.

Derek Angus, chief health care innovation officer at UPMC and professor and chair of the Department of Critical Care Medicine at Pitt, will become a senior editor at the Journal of the American Medical Association.

Christopher Seymour, UPMC intensivist and director of the Translational and Clinical Science Program at the Clinical Research, Investigation and Systems Modeling of Acute Illness Center in Pitt’s School of Medicine, will take Angus’ place as associate editor at JAMA, focused on critical care medicine.