D. Michael Elnicki named editor-in-chief of Journal of General Internal Medicine

D. Michael Elnicki, professor in Pitt’s School of Medicine, was named as one of three upcoming editors-in-chief for The Journal of General Internal Medicine (JGIM).

Elnicki will help lead the official journal of the Society of General Internal Medicine, whose topics include clinical medicine, epidemiology, prevention, health care delivery and curriculum development.

The director of international education in Pitt’s School of Medicine has worked with medical schools in Kazakhstan, Spain, Vietnam and Uzbekistan. Elnicki also directs the section of general internal medicine at UPMC Shadyside and the Combined Ambulatory Medicine and Pediatrics Clerkship program. ambulatory Clerkship Director, and chair of the Academy of Master Educators.

Elnicki will begin his five-year term as JGIM editor-in-chief on July 1.