Scientific American Medicine Announces Its New Editor-in-Chief
Decker Intellectual Properties Inc, publisher of the critically acclaimed internal medicine reference Scientific American Medicine, is honored to have Ajay K. Singh, MBBS, FRCP, as its Editor-in-Chief, beginning July 1, 2014.
Dr. Singh, who is a nephrologist and Director, Office of Postgraduate Medicine at the Brigham and Women's Hospital and Director, Office of Global Education at Harvard Medical School, is an internationally renowned researcher and educator.
As the Editor-in-Chief, Dr. Singh brings his estimable experience in, and unique vision of, medicine to bear on Scientific American Medicine. "I am proud, honored and privileged to take on this important role," said Dr. Singh. "My goals are to better understand and deliver cutting-edge content with a continued focus on the best in evidence-based medicine."
Dr. Singh is the fourth Editor-in-Chief of Medicine since its inception 30 years ago. Dr. Daniel Federman, Founding Editor of Scientific American Medicine, remarked, "All living things have to plan for reproduction and continuity. As a founder of this living learning resource I am thrilled to welcome Ajay Singh to lead our effort and be in charge of our future."
In addition to many exciting changes, Dr. Singh envisions adding teaching videos to the online home of Scientific American Medicine. He believes that these videos and teaching slide sets will enhance the educational experience for residents and practitioners alike. Dr. Singh also intends to recruit editors to lead specialty books in ophthalmology, radiology, pediatrics, and obstetrics and gynecology. He plans to expand the scope of the internal medicine specialty content by adding subspecialist texts, as well as subspecialty board reviews. Together with Decker, Dr. Singh will expand the scope of Scientific American Medicine into a multifaceted multimedia offering that will meet the needs of physicians across the spectrum of medicine.