Publication Committee

Purpose

The mission is to oversee the development and production of ISSM’s publications, including the journals (JSM, SM, SMR, VJPU) and any other newsletters, guidelines, or documents. To provide direction to editors and the staff concerning format, schedule, market, and distribution, etc. concerning these publications.

Responsible for:

  • Oversee the development and production of ISSM’s publications, including the journals, the Journal of Sexual Medicine (JSM), Sexual Medicine Online Access (SMOA), Sexual Medicine Reviews (SMR), and Video Journal of Prosthetic Urology VJPU) and any other newsletter, guidelines, or official documents of a publication nature.
  • To provide direction to the editors and staff concerning ISSM policy and protocols, format, scheduling, marketing, and distribution concerning these publications should clarification be required.
  • Ensure all parties to the Publishing Agreement adhere to the legally-binding clauses and oversee the overall management of the Publishing Agreement itself, including, as and when such a time necessitates, conducting a process to sign a new Publishing Agreement or renew an existing Agreement.
  • Announce new Editor-in-chief vacancies in order to have candidates apply for the vacancies in a structured frame-work, with then appropriate selection of a new position for such vacated through a structured interview process. After selection, the recommendation will be forwarded to the executive board of ISSM for final approval and appointment.
  • Hear and mediate any disputes between any of the editors-in-chief of the family of journals of the ISSM and any disputes between editor-in chief and the Publisher.
  • Hear and mediate any dispute between the family journals and any disputes raised by third parts, such as authors, readers, etc.

Members

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Chair
Emmanuele Jannini
Italy

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Vice- Chair
Lawrence Hakim
USA

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Paolo Capogrosso
Italy

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Serkan Deveci

Turkey

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Hui Jiang
China

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Zdravko Asenov Kamenov
Bulgaria

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Sheryl Kingsberg
USA

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Hyun Jun Park
Korea

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David Rowland
USA

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R. Clinton Webb
USA

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