RSNA’s ‘Radiology’ Journal Nearly Triples Impact Factor

June 30, 2022 — The Radiological Society of North America (RSNA) announced today that Radiology, the Society’s flagship peer-reviewed journal, sharply increased its impact factor in 2021, according to the newly released 2022 update to the Clarivate Analytics Journal Citation Reports. Impact factor measures the relevance and influence of academic journals based on citation data. … Read more

UW–Madison’s Ladson-Billings ranked No. 2 in national Edu-Scholar Public Influence Rankings

January 5, 2022 UW–Madison’s Gloria Ladson-Billings is ranked No. 2 in the annual Edu-Scholar Public Influence Rankings that are designed to spotlight top education scholars across the nation “who move ideas from academic journals into the national conversation.” Ladson-Billings In addition to Ladson-Billings, two other scholars with UW-Madison are also ranked: Adam Gamoran is No. … Read more

What Lies Beneath: Of Sacrifice and Uneven Gratitude : Emergency Medicine News

figures: whole body donation, cadaver course, EP life figures Villains are not simply the bad guys in literature. They are the characters whose actions arise from motivations to serve themselves rather than others. They are driven by their unquenchable egos, happy to lay waste to others in their quest for self-advancement. The heroes, on the … Read more

InFocus: Low-Dose Aspirin Prophylaxis No Longer Recommended… : Emergency Medicine News

aspirin, heart disease, stroke: The recommended dose of aspirin for cardiovascular disease prophylaxis is one enteric-coated 81 mg aspirin a day. These recommendations have been revised recently, and prophylactic aspirin is no longer recommended for patients over 60. A single tablet daily is still recommended for those 40 to 59. The benefit appears to be … Read more

Honoring University Research Professor Yuha Jung

UKNow is highlighting the University of Kentucky’s 2022-23 University Research Professors. Established by the Board of Trustees in 1976, the professorship program recognizes excellence across the full spectrum of research, scholarship and creative endeavors at UK. LEXINGTON, Ky. (July 1, 2022) — Yuha Jung, Ph.D., associate professor and director of graduate studies in the University … Read more

Introducing President Melissa Baumann | Ohio Northern University

dr Melissa J. Baumann is Ohio Northern University’s 12th president. Since becoming president in July 2022, shortly after the conclusion of the University’s sesquicentennial celebration that focused on furthering its legacy of success, she has committed to supporting ONU’s mission and vision by strengthening its strategic plan and branding to enhance the institution’s already illustrious … Read more

Fabrice André elected ESMO President 2025-2020

LUGANO, Switzerland, 30 June 2022 – The European Society for Medical Oncology (ESMO), the leading professional organization for medical oncology, has announced the results of its Executive Board elections following the closure of the voting system on Monday 27 June 2022. Prof. Fabrice André, MD, PhD, Head of the Research Division at Gustave Roussy Cancer … Read more

UV increases risks for disinfection of drinki

image: None view more Credit: He Zhao, Ching-Hua Huang, Chen Zhong, Penghui Du, Peizhe Sun Ultraviolet (UV) irradiation has been an alternative disinfection technology for water treatment over the past few decades. Compared to conventional free chlorine disinfectant, a combination process of chlorine and UV may enhance the disinfection efficacy of chlorination and lower the … Read more

Letter to the Editor: ACEP Should Support, Not Slander, EM P… : Emergency Medicine News

Editor: Rural communities in America are at increasing risk from the growing maldistribution of emergency medicine providers and facilities. (“The Rural Emergency Workforce: Should PAs and NPs Fill the Gap?” EMN. 2022;44[5]:1; https://bit.ly/3y7LPk1.) The current trends of increasing staffing costs and shortages, rising inflation, and loss of governmental subsidies related to the pandemic lead to … Read more

Top 5 Medical Journals In The World Everyone Should Know About

Anyone who wants to become a good researcher would know about the importance of having respectable publications. What makes one’s publication respectable? The most straightforward answer is to get your articles published in reputed journals. This brings us to another question which concerns the attributes of a reputed journal. There is no simple way to … Read more