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US Endocrinology
Established: September 2005 Current Edition: Volume 5
Aims and Scope
US Endocrinology enables time-pressured physicians to stay abreast of key advances and opinion in endocrine practice in the US.
US Endocrinology comprises balanced and comprehensive articles written by leading authorities addressing the most important and salient developments in
the field of endocrinology.
US Endocrinology endeavors to support physicians, clinicians, and related healthcare professionals in continuously developing their knowledge, effectiveness,
and productivity. The editorial policy has been designed to encourage discussion among this peer group.
Comprehensive bibliographies for each article mean that US Endocrinology is an informative and valuable reference tool for use throughout the year.
Structure and Format
US Endocrinology is a bi-annual journal comprising review articles, case reports, practice guides, theoretical discussions, and original research.
The structure of each edition of the publication comprises section categories determined by the Editor. The degree of coverage assigned to each category is
the decision of the Editor, and in part reflects the views of the Editorial Board.
Articles are fully referenced, providing a comprehensive review of existing knowledge and opinion.
Each edition of US Endocrinology is also replicated in full online at www.touchendocrinology.com
Editorial Expertise
US Endocrinology is supported by various levels of expertise:
Guidance from an Editorial Board consisting of leading authorities from a variety of endocrine disciplines.
Invited contributors are recognized authorities from their respective fields.
Peer review—conducted by experts appointed for their experience and knowledge of a specific topic.
An experienced team of Editors and Technical Editors.
Peer Review
On submission, all articles are assessed by the Editor to determine their suitability for inclusion and appropriateness for peer review.
The Editor, following consultation with either a member of the Editorial Board or the author(s), identifies appropriate reviewers, who are selected on the basis
of their specialist knowledge in the relevant area.
Following review, papers are either accepted without modification or returned to the author(s) to incorporate required changes. The Editor reserves the right to
accept or reject any proposed amendments.
Submissions and Instructions to Authors
Contributors are identified and invited by the Editor with the support of the Technical Editors and guidance from the Editorial Board.
Following acceptance of an invitation, the author(s) and Editor formalize the working title and scope of the article.
Subsequently, the Editor provides an ‘Instruction to Authors’ document and additional submission details.
The Editor is always keen to hear from leading authorities wishing to discuss potential submissions, and will give due consideration to any proposals. Please
contact the Editor for further details. The ‘Instruction to Authors’ information is available for download at www.touchendocrinology.com
Reprints
All articles included in US Endocrinology are available as reprints (minimum order 1,000).
Please contact Fergus Brunning at fergus.brunning@touchbriefings.com or T: +44 (0) 20 7452 5285.
Distribution and Readership
US Endocrinology is distributed bi-annually through controlled circulation to senior professionals in the field in the US.
US Endocrinology is audited by BPA Worldwide.
Subscriptions
US Endocrinology is published twice a year and is available on subscription. Subscription rates for 2009 are as follows: Full Institutional (online and print):
$225 (the Americas), €180 (Europe); Full Institutional (online only): $210 (the Americas), €170 (Europe); Full Personal (online and print): $100 (the Americas),
€80 (Europe); Full Personal (online only): $85 (the Americas), €70 (Europe). US endocrinologists and other professionals in the field of endocrinology qualify
for free subscriptions. Further information and an order form are available at www.touchendocrinology.com/subscriptions or contact Miriam Oppenheim at
miriam.oppenheim@touchbriefings.com or T: +44 (0) 20 7452 5135.
Copyright and Permission
Touch Briefings, a Touch Group plc company, is the sole owner of all articles and other materials that appear in US Endocrinology, unless otherwise stated.
Permission to reproduce an article, either in full or in part, should be sought from the publication’s Editor.
Online
www.touchbriefings.com provides clinicians and other industry professionals with a free resource of thousands of articles from over 50 annual and bi-annual
publications, spanning 22 healthcare specialties.
Available online at www.touchendocrinology.com is US Endocrinology’s sister publication, European Endocrinology.
About Touch Briefings
Touch Briefings publishes a rich and diverse portfolio of fully referenced review journals across the clinical and pharmaceutical arenas. Through this
portfolio of over 50 print publications and dedicated industry websites, Touch Briefings aims to assist in the education and practice of healthcare and
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