New England Journal of Medicine, Boston (United States of America)
John Jarcho is a deputy editor at the New England Journal of Medicine, assistant professor of medicine at Harvard Medical School, and a member of the cardiovascular division at Brigham and Women’s Hospital in Boston, Massachusetts in the USA. Dr. Jarcho’s professional career initially focused on basic research and led to the first identification of a genetic locus for hypertrophic cardiomyopathy. He then shifted his focus to clinical medicine, becoming a member of the Brigham Cardiac Transplant Service and ultimately medical co-director of that service. In 2005, he joined the editorial staff of the New England Journal of Medicine, where he has served for the past 14 years as the principal editor responsible for the review, revision and editing of manuscripts in the field of cardiovascular disease. He has led efforts by the Journal to establish a capacity for expedited review and rapid online publication of practice-changing clinical trials.