• Vol. 28 No. 2, 166–168
  • 15 March 1999

The Aftermath of the George Lundberg Affair: Comments on Editorial Independence and the Relationships between Editors and Appointing Bodies



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Two months have elapsed since the controversial sacking of George D. Lundberg, the highly esteemed editor of the Journal of the American Medical Association (JAMA). He was summarily dismissed from his post, a position he had held for 17 years, by the Executive Vice-President of AMA, E. Ratcliffe Anderson, on 15 January 1999.

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