WAME Holds Strategic Planning Meeting and Member Meeting
The WAME Board and team members met for a Strategic Planning Meeting on 6-7 September 2013 in Dallas, TX, USA. WAME held a Member Meeting at the 7th
International Congress on Peer Review and Biomedical Publications on 9 September 2013 in Chicago, IL, USA. Minutes of the Member Meeting and details to come.
WAME Board and team members meet in Dallas. From left: Emmanuel Chimedum Ibezim (Director), Peush Sahni (Former President), Tom Lang (Treasurer/Chair of Finance), Lori Ferris (Vice President/Chair of Ethics and Policy),
Margaret Winker (Former President/Web Editor/Chair of Web Committee), Hassan Bella Elamin (Director), Rod Rohrich (Secretary/Chair of Membership), Ana Marusic (Former President/Chair of Research), John
Overbeke (Past President), Rakesh Aggarwal (Director). Farrokh Habibzadeh (President) and Ginny Barbour (Director) attended
WAME supports the Alltrials.net initiative as an extension of its Trial Registration policy, echoing the call to governments, regulators,
research and medical associations, universities, ethics committees, as well as
medical journals and publishers, to commit to publishing in full results of all clinical trials testing treatments.
A Repository of Ongoing Training Opportunities in
Journalology is now available
The Annual Conference of the Indian Association of Medical Journal Editors and related workshops on publication ethics, scientific writing, and peer review, sponsored by The Indian Association of Medical Journal Editors
(IAMJE), Committee on Publication Ethics (COPE), and World Association
of Medical Editors (WAME), will be held 15–17 November 2013.
The SAMPL guidelines for statistical reporting are now freely available
The 2nd International Congress
for Medical Writing in collaboration with WAME, will be held 19-21 February 2014, in Dubai, UAE
Resources for Editors in Spanish : Recursos para los editores disponibles en español
As a 501(c)(3) nonprofit corporation, WAME accepts grants and
contributions as a charitable organization to further its mission
of educating editors around the world. WAME's Bylaws are available at http://www.wame.org/wame-bylaws. For more information or to donate, contact WAME.
Publishing Corrections Regarding Possibly Misleading Information
The WAME Ethics and Policy Committee present the results of their deliberations about the publication ethics of a case in which an individual thought an article included misleading information about the individual.
WAME Editorial (freely accessible)
Conflict of Interest in Peer-Reviewed Medical Journals: The World Association of Medical Editors Position on a Challenging Problem by Lorraine Ferris and Robert Fletcher, which addresses the WAME Policy Statement Conflict of Interest in Peer-Reviewed Medical Journals. The policy from the Editorial Policy and Publication Ethics Committees
addresses conflict of interest issues and approaches for authors, peer
reviewers, and editors.
Referencing Conference Proceedings
Criteria for Including Journals in Online Databases
Disputes By Individuals Named in Acknowledgments
Missing Author and Issues of Copyright Transfer
Measuring Scientific Impact
Duplicate Publication of Highly Interesting Materials
Conflict of Interest or Oversight?
Journal Requirements for Submission; Centralizing Manuscript Submission and Review
Who Owns Copyright On Figures "Adapted With Permission"?
Handling Non-financial Conflicts of Interest