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American Journal of Clinical Medicine Informs Physicians on Disaster Response Planning

Tampa, FL — Disaster medicine is the featured medical specialty in the recently released Fall 2011 issue of the American Journal of Clinical Medicine© (AJCM©). Included in the current issue are expert presentations based on the proceedings of the 2011 Annual Scientific Meeting of the American Association of Physician Specialists, Inc.©.

Articles featured in this issue focus on the following topics:

  • Why Train Physicians in Disaster Medicine?
  • Disaster Preparedness for the Medical Professional at Home and in the Workplace
  • Bombings and Blast Injuries: A Primer for Physicians
  • Disaster Medicine: Every Physician’s Second Specialty
  • US Air Force Aeromedical Evacuation: A Critical Disaster Response Resource

“When disasters strike communities, survival requires the full range of medical specialties and knowledge” said AJCM editor, William MacMillan Rodney, M.D., FAAFP, FACEP. “We can’t always predict disasters, but we can be prepared.”

In addition to the disaster medicine content, regular journal features appearing in this issue include Medical Ethics without the Rhetoric, Sounding Board and Basic Skills – Orthopedic Issues in Family & Emergency Medicine. The current and past issues of AJCM are available online at

The American Journal of Clinical Medicine is the official, peer-reviewed journal of the American Association of Physician Specialists, Inc., the governing body of the American Board of Physician Specialties©. AJCM is dedicated to improving the practice of clinical medicine by providing up-to-date information for today’s practitioners. The American Journal of Clinical Medicine welcomes submissions of review articles, clinical reports, case reports and original research on any topic that has potential to impact the daily practice of medicine. AJCM manuscript criteria and information is available at