Public Release: 

Fifth International Congress on Peer Review and Biomedical Publication

How will biomedical journals ensure publication of the best science in the 21st century?

The JAMA Network Journals

Media Advisory

WHAT: Fifth International Congress on Peer Review and Biomedical Publication, Hosted by JAMA and BMJ

WHEN: September 16-18, 2005

WHERE: Chicago

Every four years, editors and publishers from the leading biomedical and scientific journals from around the world gather to examine important issues concerning peer review and biomedical publication. At this year's Congress, new research will be released and discussed on the topics of:

    ** Clinical Trial Registries **
    ** Conflict of Interest **
    ** Scientific Misconduct **
    ** Bias in Funding and Sponsorship **
    ** Reporting Clinical Trials **

Press Event: 12:15 p.m. Friday, September 16 (lunch included)

Meet and interview editors from JAMA and BMJ and selected speakers from the Congress.

Complete Program Information:

Free Registration for Credentialed Journalists: Register online at on the Events page or onsite.

Special room rates at the site of the Congress, the Fairmont Hotel, are available for reservations made before August 24.

Questions: Call JAMA Media Relations at 312-464-JAMA (5262) or email


Disclaimer: AAAS and EurekAlert! are not responsible for the accuracy of news releases posted to EurekAlert! by contributing institutions or for the use of any information through the EurekAlert system.