WAME is an organization seeking the active participation of editors of peer-reviewed medical journals throughout the world
WAME has established Bylaws
and operates through a Board of Directors and 6 Committees (see WAME Executive Board and Committees
): all unpaid volunteers. All members are encouraged to take an active interest in the listserves, committees, and development activities of the association.
The Education Committee
, chaired by Tom Lang, developed a resource list for medical editors (see WAME Resources
) and has several ongoing projects.
The Ethics and Policy Committee
, chaired by Lorraine Ferris, develops Policies
, provides Ethics Consultations, and has developed a number of Publication Ethics Policies and Ethics Resources.
The Finance Committee, chaired by Tom Lang, manages WAME's budget.
The Membership Committee, chaired by Peush Sahni, evaluates member applications, responds to questions about membership, and promotes WAME to potential members. A list of current members is available (member access only).
The Research Committee, chaired by Ana Marusic, is responsible for evaluating research with which WAME might be involved and promoting and developing research among its members.
The Web Committee, chaired by Rajeev Kumar, is responsible for maintaining the Web site and internet communications between WAME members.