Journal of Pain and Symptom Management
AAHPM's Journal of Pain and Symptom Management (JPSM) is a monthly, internationally respected, peer-reviewed scientific journal and one of our top-rated member benefits.
JPSM serves an interdisciplinary audience of professionals by publishing the latest clinical research and best practices related to the relief of illness burden among patients afflicted with serious or life-threatening illnesses.
The journal is mailed to AAHPM members monthly and they also receive electronic access on desktop and mobile.
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Call for JPSM Associate Editor
JPSM is currently seeking applications for 3 new focused Associate Editor (AE) positions that will be responsible for defined content areas in the Journal:
- Clinical - Palliative Care Rounds, handles manuscripts that focus on clinical practice, including clinical guidelines and recommendations.
- Psychosocial – Curating psychosocial aspects of palliative care, including psychology, coping, behavioral interventions, and grief and bereavement.
- Nursing – Curating nurse-led research or projects in which nurses play a significant role in design and/or implementation.
Associate Editors for clinical, psychosocial, and nursing will report to Editor-in-Chief David Casarett and work collaboratively with him and the Managing Editor, David Newcombe, to foster integration of expanded palliative care content, and specific content relevant to AAHPM, within JPSM.
The three new focused Associate Editor positions will be responsible for handling submitted manuscripts in the AE’s area, including identifying reviewers, making an initial recommendation, considering reviewers’ recommendations, and making a final decision in collaboration with the editor-in-chief. In addition, focused AEs will map out a strategy for their content area, identify priorities, solicit manuscripts to fill notable gaps, and encourage submissions.
Deadline to apply was Monday, October 17, 2022 by 4pm CT.
All applicants will be notified by mid-November.
The Journal of Pain and Symptom Management's latest Impact Factor is 3.077. The new impact favor moves the journal to 22/102 in the category of Healthcare Sciences & Services and 40/165 in Medicine, General and Internal in the most recent Journal Citation Reports, published by Thomson Reuters.
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JPSM Editorial Board
David Casarett, MD MA FAAHPM, editor-in-chief
Marcin Chwistek, MD FAAHPM associate editor
Sydney M. Dy, MD FAAHPM, associate editor
Ronit Elk, PhD, associate editor
David Hui, MD MS MSc FAAHPM, associate editor
Arif Kamal, MD MS MBA FASCO FAAHPM, associate editor
Solomon Liao, MD FAAHPM, associate editor
Debra Parker Oliver, PhD MSW, associate editor
VJ Periyakoil, MD, associate editor
Timothy E. Quill, MD MACP FAAHPM, associate editor
Christian T. Sinclair, MD FAAHPM, associate editor
Elisha Waldman, MD FAAHPM, associate editor