OTHER TYPES OF SUBMISSIONS

Editorials usually provide commentary and analysis concerning an article in the issue of the Journal in which they appear. They may include 1 figure or table. They are nearly always solicited, although unsolicited editorials may occasionally be considered. Editorials are limited to 1000 words, with up to 10 references.
Letters to the Editor provide a forum for readers to comment about articles recently published in the Journal, and they are a place to publish concise articles, such as reports of novel cases. Letters to the Editor are limited to 750 words, with up to 10 references.
Perspective articles are accessible pieces covering a wide variety of timely topics of relevance to health care and medicine. We welcome submissions and proposals. Perspective articles are limited to 2000 words and usually include one figure and/or one table. There is a maximum of 20 references.
Special Reports are miscellaneous articles of special interest to the medical community. They are limited to 2000 words, with up to 15 references.
Medicine and Society articles cover a range of social aspects of medicine and health care, including medical sociology, anthropology, history, and ethics, among other areas. We welcome submissions and proposals. The text is limited to 2000 words, with up to 15 references.