JAMA announces new cardiology journal

The Journal of the American College of Cardiology announced it would launch JAMA Cardiology early next year.

The announcement was made on Oct. 13 in a JAMA editorial written by Robert O. Bonow, MD, of Northwestern University’s Feinberg School of Medicine; Thomas J. Easley, senior vice president and publisher of periodical publications for The JAMA Network; and Howard Bauchner, MD, editor in chief of JAMA and the JAMA Network.

The new journal began accepting manuscript submissions on Oct. 12. According to the announcement, “the journal will focus on all aspects of cardiovascular medicine, including epidemiology and prevention, diagnostic testing, interventional and pharmacologic therapeutics, translational research, health care policy and outcomes, and global health.”