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Elsevier announces publishing agreement with Southern Society for Clinical Investigation

The American Journal of the Medical Sciences to be published by Elsevier

Elsevier

New York, June 11, 2015 - Elsevier, a world-leading provider of scientific, technical and medical information products and services, has announced that it has been selected by the Southern Society for Clinical Investigation (SSCI) to publish its journal, The American Journal of the Medical Sciences, as of January 2016.

The American Journal of the Medical Sciences (AJMS), founded in 1820, is the 2nd oldest medical journal in the United States. On a monthly basis AJMS publishes peer-reviewed articles in the field of internal medicine and its subspecialties, which include original clinical and basic science investigations, review articles, and case-letters.

Dr. David W. Ploth, Editor-in-Chief of The American Journal of the Medical Sciences, said, "The American Journal of the Medical Sciences and its parent organization, the Southern Society for Clinical Investigation, are delighted to announce our publishing agreement Elsevier. With Elsevier being one of the largest publishing houses in the world, we look forward to their guidance and direction as we move the Journal to a higher level of impact on the medical community and awareness of our excellence in the publishing world."

"Elsevier is delighted to begin this collaboration with the Southern Society for Clinical Investigation for the publication of their highly respected journal, and we look forward to building on their tradition of excellence in mentoring early career researchers and encouraging scholarly publishing," said Sarah Barth, Publisher, Health and Medical Science Journals at Elsevier.

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About the Southern Society for Clinical Investigation

The SSCI is a regional academic society dedicated to the advancement of medical research and the exchange of knowledge, information and ideas. Its members are committed to mentoring future generations of medical investigators and promoting careers in academic medicine. http://www.ssciweb.org.

About Elsevier

Elsevier is a world-leading provider of information solutions that enhance the performance of science, health, and technology professionals, empowering them to make better decisions, deliver better care, and sometimes make groundbreaking discoveries that advance the boundaries of knowledge and human progress. Elsevier provides web-based, digital solutions -- among them ScienceDirect, Scopus, Elsevier Research Intelligence and ClinicalKey -- and publishes over 2,500 journals, including The Lancet and Cell, and more than 33,000 book titles, including a number of iconic reference works. Elsevier is part of RELX Group plc, a world-leading provider of information solutions for professional customers across industries. http://www.elsevier.com

Media contacts

Sarah Barth
Publisher
Elsevier
+1 215 239 6087
s.barth@elsevier.com

Joan Kemp
Executive Director
Southern Society for Clinical Investigation
+1 205 934 5077
joankemp@uab.edu

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