If you have a story idea or drafted article, e-mail the word document file to Editor Danielle Galian, MPS, and Medical Editor in Chief Cedric Dark, MD, MPH, FACEP. We’ll review your article submission and update you on next steps.
If you’re submitting a story pitch, please send a 250 word abstract along with bullet points of the following:
- Why our readers would value the story.
- Potential experts or sources for the story.
- How the story would influence the provision of emergency medicine.
- What you hope the reader would learn from your article.
The usual length of standard articles (departments, columns, one- to two-page articles) is about 600 to 800 words. The usual length of feature articles (two or more pages) is about 800 to 1,200 words. A reference list is also required for researched material.
Submit a Case Report
To be considered for publication, send an outline of your case presentation to Medical Editor in Chief Cedric Dark, MD, MPH, FACEP, with the following:
- 250-word description that explains the presentation and final diagnosis.
- Three bulleted teaching points.
- 800 word maximum.
- 10 reference maximum.
Cases with clinical images preferred.
Submit a Letter to the Editor
ACEP Now welcomes letters to the editor. Letters should be 250 words or less, may be edited for length and style, and are published online and/or in print at the editorial team’s discretion. Submit your letter including your name, title, organization, and contact information to Editor Danielle Galian, MPS.
Interested in Writing for ACEP Now?
ACEP Now welcomes guest columns by physician writers. Send us an email to discuss opportunities.