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Editorial Board

Editor
Linda Gummlich, BMC Series, London, UK

Assistant Editor
Stuart Weir, BMC Series, London, UK

Section Editors

Jane L. Phillips, University of Technology Sidney, Australia 
Nancy Preston, Lancaster University, UK
Jan Schildmann, Martin Luther University Halle-Wittenberg, Germany


Associate Editors
Cancer palliative care
Maxine De la Cruz, UT MD Anderson Cancer Center, USA
Jan Gärtner, Palliative Care Center Basel, , Switzerland
Matthew Grant, University of Melbourne, Australia
Ping Guo, University of Birmingham, UK
Debra Howell, University of York, UK
Barry Laird, University of Edinburgh, UK
Mark Lazenby, University of Connecticut School of Nursing, USA
Thomas LeBlanc, Duke Cancer Institute, USA
Paul Maciejewski, Weill Cornell Medicine, USA
Mitsunori Miyashita, The University of Tokyo, Japan
Barry Quinn, Queen's University Belfast, United Kingdom
Natasja Raijmakers, Netherlands Comprehensive Cancer Organisation (IKNL), Netherlands
Jing-Yu (Benjamin) Tan, Charles Darwin University, Australia
Eva Schildmann, University Hospital, LMU Munich, Germany
Stefano Terzoni, ASST Santi Paolo e Carlo, San Paolo teaching hospital, Italy
Liesbeth van Vliet, Leiden University, Netherlands
Kirsten Wentlandt, University Health Network, Canada
Sriram Yennu, M.D. Anderson Cancer Center, USA

Ethics, organization and policy
Emmanuelle Belanger, Brown University, USA
Hon Wai Benjamin Cheng, Medical Palliative Care Team, Dept. of Medicine & Geriatrics, TMH, Hong Kong 
Clare Gardiner, The University of Sheffield, UK
Emma Kirby, University of New South Wales, Australia
Jonathan Koffman, Cicely Saunders Institute, King's College London, UK
Shane Sinclair, University of Calgary, Faculty of Medicine, Canada

Knowledge, education and training
Michael Connolly, University College Dublin, Ireland
Wei Gao, King’s College London, UK
Luca Ghirotto, Azienda USL - IRCCS di Reggio Emilia, Italy
Jason Mills, Torrens University, Australia
Christian Schulz-Quach, Princess Margaret Hospital, Canada

Palliative care in other conditions
Emma Beecham, Louis Dundas Centre for Children's Palliative Care, UK
Eva Bergstraesser, University Children's Hospital Zurich, Switzerland
Sara Booth, University of Cambridge , UK
Bridget Candy, University College London, UK
Helen YL Chan, The Chinese University of Hong Kong, Hong Kong SAR
Ping-Jen Chen, Kaohsiung Medical University, Taiwan
Geraldine Foley, Trinity College Dublin, Ireland
Marieke Groot, Radboud University Medical Center, Netherlands
Ellen Henderson, UCL Institute of Child Health, UK
Louise Hickman, University of Technology Sydney, Australia
Ida J. Korfage, Erasmus MC, Netherlands
Nuriye Kupeli, University College London, UK
Carole Parsons, Queen's University Belfast, UK
Naveen Salins, Kasturba Medical College, India
Lucy Selman, King’s College London, UK
Kelli Stajduhar, University of Victoria, Canada

Psychosocial
Anne Finucane, Marie Curie Hospice Edinburgh, UK
Barbara Gomes, King's College London, UK
Eva Katharina Masel, Medical University of Vienna, Division of Palliative Medicine, Austria
Anne Wichmann, Radboud University Medical Center, Netherlands
 

Editorial Advisors
Janet L Abrahm, Brigham and Women's Hospital, USA
Julia Addington-Hall, University of Southampton, UK
Paul Daeninck, University of Manitoba, Canada
Robert Dunlop, King's College London, UK
Robin Fainsinger, University of Alberta, Canada
Albert J Kirshen, University of Toronto, Canada
Barbara A Koenig, Stanford University, USA
Henry McQuay, University of Oxford, UK
Diane Meier, Mount Sinai School of Medicine, USA
Liliana Orellana, Deakin University, Australia 
Carla Ripamonti, National Cancer Institute, Italy

Annual Journal Metrics

  • Speed
    83 days to first decision for reviewed manuscripts only
    57 days to first decision for all manuscripts
    203 days from submission to acceptance
    14 days from acceptance to publication

    Citation Impact
    2.015 - 2-year Impact Factor
    2.65 - 5-year Impact Factor
    1.407 - Source Normalized Impact per Paper (SNIP)
    1.056 - SCImago Journal Rank (SJR)

    Usage 
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    1,681 Altmetric mentions