Journal of Investigative Medicine Reader Survey

You have received this survey because you have published or submitted work to or served as a reviewer for the Journal of Investigative Medicine (JIM) within the last two years. While BMJ is the publisher, JIM is the official publication of the American Federation for Medical Research (AFMR). The AFMR would like you to complete an anonymous survey to better understand your experience as an author and reader of JIM. This notice explains what data will be gathered and why.

If you choose to complete the survey, you can do so anonymously, and no further personal data will be processed. If you would like to correspond with AFMR about your experiences, you can also provide your email address. If you provide an email address the AFMR does not otherwise have access to, they will not retain this information for any purposes other than this survey.

AFMR's "lawful basis" for collecting this information is that it has a legitimate interest in understanding more about contributors and their experiences.

If you wish to exercise any of your data protection rights, including the right to object to the use of your personal data, you should contact the AFMR in the first instance. If you wish to make a complaint, you should contact the AFMR directly. You can also raise concerns with supervisory authorities, in the UK, this is the Information Commissioner.

Please spend 5 minutes answering the below questions to help the Editors of the Journal of Investigative Medicine (JIM) learn more about how you use JIM and your thoughts on improving the Journal and its offerings.

1. Are you an AFMR Member?
Yes
No
2. How do you engage with JIM? (select all that apply)
Reader
Published Author
Reviewer
Editorial Board Member
3. How often do you read the Journal of Investigative Medicine (JIM)?
NeverOn
Occasion
Every
Issue
4. How often do you reference/cite the Journal of Investigative Medicine (JIM)?
NeverOn
Occasion
Every
Issue
5. Have you previously published in JIM?
Yes
No

If so, how often?
1 time a year
2 times a year
3 times a year
More than 3 times a year
6. When did you last publish in JIM?
2021
2020
2019
2018
Prior to 2018
7. How would you rank the value of having a JIM subscription?
No
value
Some
Value
Great
Value
8. How would you rank the value of publishing in JIM?
No
value
Some
Value
Great
Value
9. Did you know JIM AFMR members do not pay page charges?
Yes
No
10. How do you access JIM?
Library
AFMR Website
Personal Subscription
Other:
11. Do you find JIM easily accessible?
Not Easily
Accessible
Accessible
Enough
Always Easily
Accessible
12. Please rank JIMís article types in the order that they have value to you.
1 - Most Value2345678 - Least Value
Original Research
Reviews
Research Tools and Issues
Faculty Development Articles
Brief Reports
Experimental Biology Symposia
Editorials
Letters to the Editors
13. How do you find the number of articles in JIM each issue?
Too ManyToo FewJust Right
14. Are the topics of the JIM articles of interest to you?
Not at allSometimesAlways
15. What topics of JIM articles are of interest to you?
16. Briefly summarize any changes or improvements you think could be made to JIM.
17. Briefly summarize any items you would not change in JIM.
18. Are there any items in JIM you find unnecessary, not useful or of no value?
19. Please let us know any additional thoughts/suggestions for JIM.

SOCIAL MEDIA
20. Do you follow JIM on Facebook?
Yes
No
21. Do you follow JIM on Twitter?
Yes
No
22. What information, would you like JIM to share on social media:

JIM PODCAST
23. Do you listen to the JIM podcast?
Yes
No
If so, how often?
1-5 times a year
6-10 times a year
More than 10 times a year

If you responded yes to Question 22, please respond to Questions 23 through 26 below.
24. How do you access the JIM Podcast?
BMJ/JIM Website Link
Link in JIM Ad
AFMR Website
Email Promotion
Recommendation by Colleague/Friend
Other:
25. Are the topics of the JIM Podcasts of interest to you?
Not at allSometimesAlways
26. What topics of JIM Podcasts are/would be of interest to you?
27. Please let us know any additional thoughts/suggestions for the JIM Podcasts.

OTHER
28. Primary Appointment:
Clinician
Clinical Researcher
Medical Educator
Basic Scientist
29. General Specialty:
Internal Medicine
Surgeon
Subspecialist
30. Degrees held:
MD
PhD
DO
MPH
PharmD
Other:
31. Career Stage:
Undergraduate Student
MD and/or PhD Student
Resident
Held Doctoral Degree 8 or less years
Held Doctoral Degree 8 or more years
Retired from Practice/Research
Other:
32. Age:
18-25
26-34
35-49
50-65
66-74
75+
33. Gender Identity
Male
Female
Non-binary
Other:
Prefer not to Identify
34. Race (select all that apply):
American Indian or Alaska Native
Asian
Black or African American
Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander
White
Other:
If you wish to further discuss and elaborate upon your responses to any of the questions above, please provide your email address:

If you would like to reach out privately with additional comments about JIM, you may contact the Editor-in-Chief, Dr. Richard McCallum, at Richard.Mccallum@ttuhsc.edu


 
 
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