Newly Elected WAME Board Members
Congratulations to the new WAME Directors elected to serve though December 2014, Hassan Bella Elamin (Saudi Arabia), Emmanuel Chimedum Ibezim (Nigeria), and Shamina Lasker
(Bangladesh); and to Rod Rohrich (USA), elected to serve as Secretary through December 2015.
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.
The SAMPL guidelines for statistical reporting are now freely available
The Seventh International Congress on Peer Review and
Biomedical Publication will be held September 8-10, 2013, in Chicago, IL
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