Jeremy Sugarman Joins Editorial Board of Leading Medical Journal

Jeremy Sugarman, MD, MPH, MA, has accepted an appointment to the Annals of Internal Medicine editorial board. Sugarman is the Harvey M. Meyerhoff Professor of Bioethics and Medicine and Deputy Director for Medicine at the Johns Hopkins Berman Institute of Bioethics.

Published by the American College of Physicians (ACP) since 1927, Annals is the premier internal medicine journal read by physicians and researchers worldwide. The journal publishes a wide variety of content relevant to clinical practice, public health, health care policy, medical education, ethics, and research methodology.  Articles include original research, practice guidelines and commentary, as well as personal narratives that convey the feeling and the art of medicine. 

Sugarman will serve a three-year term on the Annals editorial board.  He also serves on the editorial boards of Accountability in Research, AJOB Primary Research, and Narrative Inquiry in Bioethics and the editorial advisory boards of EMBO Reports, IRB Advisor and Theoretical Medicine and Bioethics.  In addition, he is a contributing editor for IRB and he will be completing a 10 year term as an associate editor of Clinical Trials.  Sugarman has edited or co-edited four influential books: Beyond Consent: Seeking Justice in ResearchEthics of Research with Human Subjects: Selected Policies and ResourcesEthics in Primary Care; and Methods in Medical Ethics.  In addition to this editorial work, Sugarman is the author of over 200 articles, reviews and book chapters.

An internationally recognized leader in the field of biomedical ethics, Sugarman’s contributions to both medical ethics and policy include his work on the ethics of informed consent, umbilical cord blood banking, stem cell research, international HIV prevention research, global health and research oversight.