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Online ISSN: 2050-1161

Associated Title(s): Sexual Medicine Reviews, The Journal of Sexual Medicine

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Meet the Editor

Alan W. Shindel, MD

Alan Shindel

Alan W. Shindel, MD received his bachelor’s degree in biology from Illinois Wesleyan University in Bloomington, Illinois, USA. He went on to medical school at Washington University Medical School in Saint Louis and stayed on at Washington University to complete his residency in urology. In 2007, he started a three year fellowship in andrology at the University of California, San Francisco under the auspices of Tom Lue, Ira Sharlip, and Tom Walsh. In 2010 he joined the faculty of urology at the University of California, Davis in Sacramento, California, USA as an assistant professor of Urology and Co-Director of Men's Health.

Dr. Shindel's clinical philosophy is to provide a holistic, couple-centered approach to the evaluation and treatment of sexual health concerns. This approach applies to the individual patient, the couple, and in a broader public health context. His research interests include complementary and alternative medicine, lifestyle factors in promotion of sexual wellness, healthcare disparities and sexual minority groups, and epidemiological studies of human sexuality.

Open access journals are clearly the way of the future and Sexual Medicine is poised to become the premier modality for rapid dissemination of sexual wellness research with a regional and/or sub-specialty focus. Dr. Shindel is proud to be working with ISSM at the forefront of this new frontier in scientific communication.

ISSM Publications

Keep up with the field through the three official publications of International Society for Sexual Medicine (ISSM):

• As an Open Access journal, Sexual Medicine is rapidly and freely available, accelerating the translation of strong science into effective practice.
The Journal of Sexual Medicine is the premier, authoritative publication in the field, publishing high impact multidisciplinary basic and clinical science monthly
Sexual Medicine Reviews is a new, quarterly journal publishing systematic reviews and reports in order to synthesize clinical and translational research to distill the best available evidence in the field.

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Join the ISSM today to enjoy incredible member benefits including a discounted article publication charge on papers published in Sexual Medicine, subscriptions to The Journal of Sexual Medicine and Sexual Medicine Reviews, and much more.

Sexual Medicine is Open for Submissions

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Sexual Medicine is an official publication of the International Society for Sexual Medicine (ISSM), and serves the field as the peer-reviewed, open access journal for rapid dissemination of multidisciplinary clinical and basic research in all areas of global sexual medicine. The journal particularly acts as a venue for topics of regional or sub-specialty interest.

The Editorial Board of Sexual Medicine and the International Society for Sexual Medicine (ISSM) invite you to submit your manuscript.

Top reasons to publish in Sexual Medicine: Open Access
All articles will be freely available online and deposited into PubMed Central on publication in an issue. Authors retain copyright.
Rapid Publication
Articles are available online within weeks of acceptance!
Rigorous Peer Review
The international Editorial Board of Sexual Medicine maintains the high scientific standards already established by The Journal of Sexual Medicine.

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Discounted article publication charge for ISSM members!

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Limited Time Only: ISSM Members pay only $100 to publish in Sexual Medicine!

To thank our dedicated membership for their support of Sexual Medicine, the ISSM’s official open access publication, the ISSM is pleased to announce a special subsidy, exclusively available to ISSM members.

Funding for this limited-time offer applies to the next 20 papers accepted for publication in Sexual Medicine authored by ISSM member(s). Effective immediately for these eligible papers, ISSM members pay only the subsidized rate of $100 (regularly $500); the ISSM will directly fund the remainder of the article publication charge. There are only a limited number of subsidies available - submit your manuscript today!

Upcoming Meetings

ISSWSH Spring Course 2015
Apr. 10 - Apr. 12
Washington, DC, USA

2015 Conference of the Scientific Network on Female Sexual Health and Cancer
Apr. 30 - May 1
Boston, MA, USA

AUA Annual Meeting 2015
May 15 - May 19
New Orleans, LA, USA

22nd Annual Scientific Meeting of SMSNA
May 16, 2015
New Orleans, LA, USA


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