What is 4S

4S is short for 4Surgery. 4S is a free email service that gives you a monthly summary of the latest published abstracts of original articles, reviews and trials in the four leading surgical journals, JAMA Surgery, British Journal of Surgery, Annals of Surgery and Surgery. It's easy to do and knowledge is for everyone, so sign up now.

/JAMA%20Surg
Impact Factor 13.625 (2019)
Formerly the prestigious Archives of Surgery. JAMA has several specialized editions (which are not included in 4S). Founded in 1920. Published by the American Medical Association.
/Brit%20J%20Surg
Impact Factor 5.676 (2019)
A respected British medical journal. Founded in 1913. Published by John Wiley & Sons.
/Ann%20Surg
Impact Factor 10.130 (2019)
A prestigious American medical journal. Founded in 1885. Published by Lippincott Williams & Wilkins.
/Surgery
Impact Factor 3.356 (2019)
A leading American medical journal. Founded in 1948. Published by Elsevier.

Editorial Team 4S

/S.%20Treu<sup>%20MD</sup>
S. Treu MD
S. Treu is Editor in Chief of 4S. She works as a resident (not in training) at the Department of Plastic Surgery at the Diakonessehuis in Utrecht.
/H.G.%20Kroon<sup>%20MD</sup>
H.G. Kroon MD
H.G. Kroon is editor of 4S. She is an International Healthcare and Tropical Medicine Doctor. She works as a resident (not in training) at the Department of Surgery in Tergooi Hospital, Hilversum.
/J.M.%20van%20Rees<sup>%20MD</sup>
J.M. van Rees MD
J.M. van Rees is Editor of 4S. He is currently finishing his medical study and is doing research at the Surgical Oncology Department at the Erasmus Medical Center Rotterdam. His main research subjects are colorectal and pelvic cancer.
/M.J.A.M.%20Bakens<sup>%20MD,%20PhD</sup>
M.J.A.M. Bakens MD, PhD
M.J.A.M. Bakens is editor of 4S. He works as a resident (in training) at the department of surgery at Maastricht University Medical Center, Maastricht. He finished his PhD in 2019 titled 'Variation in pancreatic cancer care in The Netherlands'.
/J.M.%20Buijtendijk<sup>%20BSc</sup>
J.M. Buijtendijk BSc
J.M. Buijtendijk is editor of 4S. She studies Medicine at the University Medical Center Utrecht.
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Looking for you!
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