Article Text

Download PDFPDF
Saying goodbye and remembering
  1. Richard W McCallum1,2
  1. 1 Center for Neurogastroenterology and GI Motility Gastroenterology/Hepatology and Nutrition, Texas Tech University Health Sciences Center, Paul L. Foster School of Medicine, El Paso, Texas, USA
  2. 2 University of Queensland, Brisbane, Queensland, Australia
  1. Correspondence to Richard W McCallum, Internal Medicine, Texas Tech University Health Sciences Center El Paso, El Paso, Texas, USA; richard.mccallum{at}

Statistics from

Request Permissions

If you wish to reuse any or all of this article please use the link below which will take you to the Copyright Clearance Center’s RightsLink service. You will be able to get a quick price and instant permission to reuse the content in many different ways.

Well, colleagues, this will be my last Editorial for the Journal of Investigative Medicine (JIM) under the BMJ flag. Beginning in January 2023, JIM will publish under the aegis of a new publisher, SAGE.

For me, the last 3 years as Editor-in-Chief of JIM have been both very exciting and rewarding, and I will briefly summarize some of the highlights and achievements from my tenure.

  • 2019: I was appointed EIC mid-year, and per my first editorial,1 one of my key strategies was to introduce new article types that addressed faculty development, education, mentoring, and careers.

  • 2020: In …

View Full Text


  • Funding The authors have not declared a specific grant for this research from any funding agency in the public, commercial or not-for-profit sectors.

  • Competing interests None declared.

  • Provenance and peer review Commissioned; internally peer reviewed.