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London, United Kingdom, 2016/07/20 - The American Association of Physicists in Medicine (AAPM) and John Wiley and Sons, Inc. announced a publishing partnership for AAPM’s prestigious portfolio of scholarly journals in medical physics - AAPM.org / Wiley.com. NYSE: JWa, JWb
With over 8,000 members globally, the AAPM is one of the largest and most highly regarded professional organizations for researchers and scientists working in medical physics and related fields.
From January 2017, Wiley will assume publishing responsibility for AAPM’s flagship publication, Medical Physics, and its pioneering Open Access journal, Journal of Applied Clinical Medical Physics.
For over 50 years, the AAPM has been the leading scientific and professional organization in medical physics and related fields through its impactful publications, scientific meetings, educational programs, and government affairs initiatives. In keeping with the AAPM’s mission, the partnership will expand the global reach and visibility of the AAPM’s publications and provide exciting new services for AAPM members, authors, readers, and editors. AAPM’s community will also benefit from Wiley’s enhanced online experience focusing on mobility and discoverability by delivering innovative digital and technological capabilities.
“Wiley is proud to be selected as AAPM’s publishing partner,” said Colette E. Bean, Vice President and Society Publishing Director for the US at Wiley. “The AAPM has established itself as the premier publisher for the research and practice of medical physics and delivers a crucial forum for cutting edge research in the field. We look forward to working with the AAPM to further advance their field through the dissemination of high quality content and to help the Association meet its noble purpose to improve health outcomes.”
“AAPM is looking forward to its partnership with Wiley,” said Bruce H. Curran, AAPM President. “Wiley provides us with great flexibility for our editorial processes, unifying our two journals on a single management system and one publishing platform. The depth and breadth of medical and physics journals published by Wiley will help AAPM to grow both its author base and readership.”
Wiley (wiley.com) is a global provider of knowledge and knowledge-enabled services that improve outcomes in areas of research, professional practice and education. Through the Research segment, the Company provides digital and print scientific, technical, medical, and scholarly journals, reference works, books, database services, and advertising. The Professional Development segment provides digital and print books, online assessment and training services, and test prep and certification. In Education, Wiley provides education solutions including online program management services for higher education institutions and course management tools for instructors and students, as well as print and digital content.
The American Association of Physicists in Medicine (AAPM.org) was founded in 1958 to advance the science, education and professional practice of medical physics, a broad-based scientific and professional discipline which encompasses physical principles with applications in biology and medicine. With 8,487 members in 92 countries, AAPM supports the medical physics community with a focus on advancing patient care through education, improving safety and efficacy of radiation oncology and medical imaging procedures through research, and the maintenance of professional standards.