The first Section is entitled “Clinical Cardiology: Physician Update,” and was introduced in the May 29, 2001, issue. This Section will be clinically oriented and directed to the practicing physician. Articles will be contributed by experts recognized for their ability to describe in practical terms the implementation of therapeutic advances and the optimal use of new diagnostic modalities.
The second Section is entitled “The Cardiology Patient Page,” and was introduced in the June 26, 2001, issue. This Section will include articles on various topics in cardiovascular medicine that will be written in lay language by healthcare professionals and is designed to provide descriptions of critical concepts in cardiovascular diagnosis, testing methods, and therapeutics.
Dr Elliott Antman has been named as Section Editor for the new initiative. The new Sections are being launched first in the electronic version of Circulation to fulfill the goal of shortening the time between reporting of scientific advances and translation into patient care.