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Celebrating 100 years of innovations published in ‘Medical Clinics’ – with timeline and quiz

Advances that dramatically improved healthcare have been chronicled in the century-old Medical Clinics review journal

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Elsevier Medical Clinics timeline

A lot of innovation can happen in 100 years, and that’s just what Elsevier’s Medical Clinics has chronicled. But what about the next hundred years?

As it has for a century, Medical Clinics provides the latest clinical reviews on issues physicians face every day, presenting in-depth insights on a specific topic with contributions from leading experts. Topics span the entire spectrum of internal medicine, including endocrinology, cardiology, infectious disease, nephrology, pulmonology and gastroenterology.

Peter Edelstein, MD, FACS, FASCRSTo mark the Medical Clinics’ centennial, Elsevier has planned a yearlong celebration that looks back on the history of Medical Clinics and the medical breakthroughs that dramatically advanced healthcare across the world over the past 100 years.

Medical Clinics has included information and insights on some of the most significant advances in medicine,” said Dr. Peter Edelstein, Chief Medical Officer for Elsevier Clinical Solutions. “We want to share this great milestone 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.”

The celebration is based at medicalclinics100.com, where site visitors will be able to:

  • Interact with a timeline of key medical milestones from the past 100 years and view the Medical Clinics articles that reported on these breakthrough 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 through a series of video interviews
  • Look back on how the series evolved, and receive information on subscribing to Medical Clinics or purchasing single issues.

100 Years of Medical Clinics

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.


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Christopher Capot

As Director of Corporate Relations, Christopher Capot (@Chris_Capot) heads up public relations for Elsevier's Clinical Solutions and Education businesses. He has been a public relations and media relations professional at agencies and corporations for more than 15 years. Prior to that, he was an award-winning newspaper journalist, last working as a business reporter at the New Haven Register in Connecticut. He works in Elsevier's New York office.

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