oa South African Medical Journal - There are no schools for medical editors

Volume 103, Issue 2
  • ISSN : 0256-9574
  • E-ISSN: 2078-5135



There are no schools for medical editors. So warned Dan Ncayiayana, editor emeritus of the . He is correct. Editorship is learned on the job. I have been fortunate to be the mentee of the retiring, but not-yet-retired, managing editor, J P van Niekerk, as I proudly assume the role of editor of this journal. And there is a plethora of writings on the subject, a distillation of which is offered here.

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