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A global nonprofit voluntary association of editors of peer-reviewed medical journals
Identifying Predatory or Pseudo-Journals
This WAME document aims to provide guidance to help editors, researchers, funders, academic institutions and other stakeholders distinguish predatory journals from legitimate journals.
Retract Work of an Editor Convicted of a Serious Criminal Offense?
The Ethics and Policy Committee decided to post this case scenario given its importance and its usefulness to our members
WAME Professionalism Code of Conduct
The new WAME Professionalism Code of Conduct for medical journal editors
WAME Editorial on Promoting Global Health
WAME's Statement on Editors' Role in Promoting Global Health
WAME and Editorial Independence
WAME expresses serious concern related to the Canadian Medical Association's (CMA) recent dismissal of CMAJ's editor...
Newly Elected WAME Board Members
Congratulations to the 2016-2017 newly elected WAME Board Members...
WAME Supports the Asia Pacific Association of Medical Journal Editors Meeting (APAME 2015)
With the theme of Advancing Access to Health Information and Publication, APAME2015 is going to be held in August 24-26, 2015, in Manila, Philippines.
The Principles of Transparency and Best Practice in Scholarly Publishing (Updated)
A statement drafted by WAME, COPE, DOAJ, and OASPA
WAME Statement on Promoting Global Health
Medical journal editors have a social responsibility to promote global health by publishing, whenever possible, research that furthers health worldwide...
Best Practices for Peer Reviewer Selection
The problem of manipulation of manuscript peer review by authors has recently surfaced...
Newly Elected WAME Directors
The 2015-2016 newly elected WAME Directors are...
WAME Supports the ORCID
WAME enthusiastically supports the Open Researcher and Contributor ID (ORCID)...
WAME Supports the 6th Eastern Mediterranean Conference on Medical Journals (EMMJ6)
This will be the second time that Shiraz will be hosting this prestigious event where new and important issues related to medical journalism will be discussed...
WAME Supports the 2nd International Congress on Medical Writing
The Center for Diabetes Education, the Eastern Mediterranean Association of Medical Editors (EMAME), and the World Association of Medical Editors (WAME) are pleased...
Endorsing Guidelines for the Reporting of Preclinical Research
The WAME Board is pleased to endorse the consensus about principles and guidelines for the reporting of preclinical research...
New Board Members
New WAME Board Members for 2014-2015 were announced.
WAME Strategic Planning Meeting
The WAME Board and team members met for a Strategic Planning Meeting on 6-7 September 2013 in Dallas, Texas, USA.