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Arch Intern Med. 2004;164(16):1716. doi:10.1001/archinte.164.16.1716.
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To promote the art and science of medicine and the betterment of human health by publishing manuscripts of interest and relevance to internists practicing as generalists or as medical subspecialists.


Editor: Philip Greenland, MD 680 N Lake Shore Dr Suite 1102 Chicago, IL 60611 Phone: (312) 503-5387 Fax: (312) 503-5388 E-mail: archinternmed@jama-archives.org

Deputy Editors:Linda L. Emanuel, MD, PhD, Chicago, Ill Janardan D. Khandekar, MD, Evanston, Ill Hermant K. Roy, MD, Evanston, Ill

Associate Editor: Robert A. Phillips, MD, PhD, New York, NY

Editorial Assistant: Sheila K. Kessler, Chicago, Ill


CME: Robert Golub, MD, Chicago, Ill

Controversies: Ann Nattinger, MD, MPH, Milwaukee, Wis

Reviews and Book Reviews: Patrick G. O'Malley, MD, MPH, Washington, DC

Statistical Editor: Alan R. Dyer, PhD, Chicago, Ill


Charles L. Bennett, MD, PhD, Chicago, Ill Martin J. Blaser, MD, New York, NY Judy Ann Bigby, MD, Boston, Mass Robert D. Brook, MD, Ann Arbor, Mich Mary Cushman, MD, MSc, Colchester, Vt Rodney H. Falk, MD, Boston, Mass Elyse Foster, MD, San Francisco, Calif Jeffrey L. Glassroth, MD, Madison, Wis Robert J. Goldberg, PhD, Worcester, Mass Mary M. McDermott, MD, Chicago, Ill Kathryn M. Rexrode, MD, MPH, Boston, Mass Marc Roberts, PhD, Boston, Mass Mohammed F. Saad, MD, Los Angeles, Calif Mary E. Tinetti, MD, New Haven, Conn

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