Annette Flanagin, RN, MA, FAAN, is Executive Managing Editor and Vice President of Editorial Operations, for JAMA (Journal of the American Medical Association) and the JAMA Network, and Executive Editor, JAMAevidence. She directs the editorial operations, content management, systems, editing, and services and author outreach programs for the JAMA Network.
Before joining JAMA, Ms Flanagin held editorial positions with other journals published for health care professionals, and before that, she practiced cardiology nursing. She is a graduate of Georgetown University, with a BS in nursing and an MA in English Literature. Ms Flanagin is Past President of the Council of Science Editors (CSE), is a faculty member for the CSE Short Courses on Publication Ethics and Manuscript Editing, and was given the CSE Award for Meritorious Achievement in 2018. She also serves as the Executive Director of the International Congresses on Peer Review and Scientific Publication and as Co-Director of the African Journal Partnership Program and is a Fellow in the American Academy of Nursing.
Ms Flanagin has co-developed a number of guidelines and policies to guide authors, editors, and publishers in scientific publication and is a committee member and author of the AMA Manual of Style: A Guide for Authors and Editors. She participates in research, lectures, and publishes on issues related to scientific publication for authors, editors, and publishers.