Elsevier Celebrates 100 Years of Medical Clinics

Celebration marking the centennial to take place throughout 2016

Philadelphia, PA, March 21, 2016

Elsevier, a world-leading provider of scientific, technical and medical information products and services, today announced the 100th anniversary of its Medical Clinics. As it has for a century, Medical Clinics provides the latest clinical reviews on the issues physicians face every day, presenting in-depth insights on a specific topic with contributions from leading experts. Topics cover the entire spectrum of internal medicine, including endocrinology, cardiology, infectious disease, nephrology, pulmonology, and gastroenterology.

To mark the Medical Clinics’ centennial, Elsevier has planned a year-long celebration that looks back on the history of Medical Clinics and the major medical advancements that dramatically advanced healthcare across the world over the past 100 years. In addition, Elsevier will look ahead to the next 100 years, asking where medicine will be and what medicine will mean in the future.

“Over the years, Medical Clinics has included information and insights on some of the most significant advances in medicine and continues to empower clinicians and healthcare leaders to practice at the top of their fields,” said Peter Edelstein, MD, FACS, FASCRS, Chief Medical Officer, Elsevier Clinical Solutions. “We look forward to celebrating Medical Clinics 100th anniversary with the past, present and future clinicians, researchers, librarians, editors and authors who have helped make this series such a valued piece of medical publishing history.”

Elsevier has a variety of events and activities planned throughout the year to mark the Medical Clinics’ 100th anniversary milestone, all featured on medicalclinics100.com. This interactive site will offer everyone interested in the history of medicine, including clinicians, medical students, medical researchers, medical librarians, and healthcare executives, an opportunity to learn more about the evolution of medical knowledge and share their predictions on future innovations. Visitors to the site will be able to:

  • Follow a timeline of key medical milestones from the past 100 years and view the Medical Clinics articles that reported on these break-through discoveries;
  • Test their medical history knowledge for a chance to win prizes and let us know what they predict will be the next big breakthrough in 2016;
  • Learn what healthcare leaders of today and tomorrow project will be the most impactful innovations in medicine over the next 100 years;
  • Look back on how the Elsevier Medical Clinics series began and evolved to where it is today, as well as receive information on subscribing to Medical Clinics or purchasing single issues.

Elsevier will kick-off its Medical Clinics centennial celebration at the American Medical Students Association (AMSA) conference, April 1-2 in Washington, DC.

Medical Clinics is one of nearly 60 titles in the Clinics Review Articles portfolio. Clinics Review Articles has been helping healthcare practitioners and medical researchers save time, stay current, and improve patient outcomes for more than 100 years. The first Clinics of North America were published in the early 20th century by W.B. Saunders Publishing Company in Philadelphia. In 1912, The Surgical Clinics of John B. Murphy and the Collected Papers of the Mayo Clinic, known respectively as The Surgical Clinics of North America and Medical Clinics of North America, were launched. Today, there are nearly 60 different Clinics Review Articles titles, each one covering a distinct area of surgery, medicine, veterinary medicine, nursing, and dentistry.

To learn more about Medical Clinics and our other Clinics Review Articles titles, visit info.theclinics.com.


About Elsevier
Elsevier is a world-leading provider of information solutions that enhance the performance of science, health, and technology professionals, empowering them to make better decisions, deliver better care, and sometimes make groundbreaking discoveries that advance the boundaries of knowledge and human progress. Elsevier provides web-based, digital solutions — among them ScienceDirect, Scopus, Research Intelligence and ClinicalKey— and publishes over 2,500 journals, including The Lancet and Cell, and more than 35,000 book titles, including a number of iconic reference works. Elsevier is part of RELX Group, a world-leading provider of information and analytics for professional and business customers across industries. www.elsevier.com

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