Dr. George J. Netto, professor and the Robert and Ruth Anderson Endowed Chair of the Department of Pathology at the University of Alabama at Birmingham, will assume the role of editor in chief of Modern Pathology, the scientific journal of the United States and Canadian Academy of Pathology, in 2020. USCAP is a professional organisation providing continuing medical education and translational research to improve practices and patient outcomes globally. USCAP employs modern educational delivery methods using digital assets to prepare pathologists for next-generation learning and make possible outreach to colleagues working in low-resource countries.
Netto will take over as editor in chief on January 1, 2020, succeeding Dr. John Eble of the Indiana University School of Medicine, who spent 20 years in the role and built Modern Pathology into one of the country’s top pathology publications. Netto brings to the position a strong plan to continue evolving the journal with a new editorial team, a restructured review process, and an enhanced social media footprint.
Modern Pathology has an impact factor of 6.365 and ranks 5/76 in journals for pathology, placing it in the top five percent of the 12,500 journals with impact factors.
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