Continuing a long tradition: the Canadian Journal of Surgery at 60

Continuing a long tradition: the Canadian Journal of Surgery at 60

Can J Surg 2017;60(5):294-295 | PDF

Vivian C. McAlister, MB; Edward J. Harvey, MD

Summary

As 2017 marks the 60th anniversary of the Canadian Journal of Surgery, its editors in chief take a look back at the history leading to the creation of the journal and at how CJS maintains its original partnerships in order to continue its mission. Organized surgery has existed in Canada for more than 3 centuries. The CJS is the longest surviving of more than 20 journals reporting surgical endeavours. The editors rededicate its mission to the highest standard possible.


Accepted Sept. 11, 2017

Affiliations: Co-editors in chief, CJS.

Competing interests: E.J. Harvey is the Chief Medical Officer of Greybox Healthcare (Montreal) and Chairman of the Board of NXTSens Inc. (Montreal). None declared by V.C. McAlister.

Contributors: Both authors contributed substantially to the conception, writing and revision of this article and approved the final version for publication.

DOI: 10.1503/cjs.013817

Correspondence to: V. McAlister, University Hospital, London ON N6A 5A5; vmcalist@uwo.ca