Top JAMA Editor Out Amid Podcast Investigation

March 25, 2021 — One of the top research journals in the United States has placed its editor in chief on administrative leave pending the outcome of an investigation into a controversial podcast episode that critics labeled as racist. The American Medical Association’s Journal Oversight Committee announced that Howard Bauchner, MD, is on leave beginning at … Read more

Fallout from JAMA Podcast Continues

March 10, 2021 — One of the country’s top medical research journals is facing calls for an investigation after a controversial — and since deleted — podcast questioned whether structural racism exists. More than 2,000 people have signed a petition on calling for an investigation at JAMA — the journal of the American … Read more

JAMA Podcast on Racism in Medicine Faces Backlash

This story was updated March 5.  March 4, 2021 — A 16-minute podcast from JAMA: TheJournal of the American Medical Association that attempts to discuss structural racism in the U.S. health care system has stirred conversation on social media about the handling and promotion of the episode. Published on Feb. 23, the … Read more