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ACP Journal Club is published by the American College of Physicians. The ACP Journal Club editorial office is based at McMaster University and is editorially independent from Annals of Internal Medicine and the American College of Physicians.

Editorial Staff

Editor
Brian Haynes, MD, PhD (Send Letter to Editor)

Deputy Editors
Thomas Agoritsas, MD, PhD
Alfonso Iorio, MD
Mitchell Levine, MD
Lori Ann Linkins, MD, MSc
Tejas V. Patel, MD, MPH

Associate Editors
Eric Bates, MD
Christopher R. Carpenter, MD, MSc
Edmond Chouinard, MD
Catherine Clase, MB, BChir
Deborah Cook, MD
John F. Cox, III, MD
Carolyn J. Crandall, MD, MS
Chris Del Mar, MB, BChir, MD
Tracey E. Doering, MD
James Douketis, MD
Andrew Dunn, MD
Donna Fedorkow, MD
Amit Garg, MD, PhD
John Geddes, MD
Hertzel Gerstein, MD
Paul Glasziou, MBBS, PhD
Anupam Goel, MD
Gordon Guyatt, MD
Lawrence Hart, MD
Calvin H. Hirsch, MD
Richard Hoffman, MD
Anne Holbrook, MD, PharmD
Roman Jaeschke, MD
Eddy S. Lang, MD
Mark Loeb, MD
Lorraine Macdonald, MD
John Marshall, MD
Maureen Meade, MD
Victor Montori, MD
David Morgan, MD
Harvey J. Murff, MD, MPH
James Nishikawa, MD
Wieslaw Oczkowski, MD
Gary M. Onady, MD, PhD
Dominic Raco, MD
Russell L. Rothman, MD, MPP
Holger Schünemann, MD, PhD
Paul Shekelle, MD, PhD
Madhusree Singh, MD
Matthew Stanbrook, MD, PhD
Daniel Steinberg, MD
Martin Stockler, MBBS
Sharon Straus, MD
Ken Uchino, MD
Stephanie G. Wheeler, MD, MPH
Laura R. Willett, MD
Andrew Worster, MD

Research Associates
Cynthia Lokker, PhD
Jean Mackay, MA, MSc
Lorraine Weise-Kelly, PhD

Managing Editor
Susan Marks, BA, BEd

Production Supervisor
Dawn Jedraszewski

Editorial Assistant
Norma Brown

Editorial Office

Health Information Research Unit (HIRU)
Department of Clinical Epidemiology and Biostatistics
McMaster University, Faculty of Health Sciences
CRL Building, First Floor
1280 Main Street West
Hamilton, Ontario L8S 4K1, Canada
905-525-9140, ext. 22737
E-mail: bhaynes@mcmaster.ca

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