ASN President, CJASN Editor-in-Chief Discuss Scientific Publishing, Broadening Reach

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Eleanor D. Lederer, MD, FASN

Raj Mehrotra, MD, FASN

ASN President Eleanor D. Lederer, MD, FASN, recently interviewed Raj Mehrotra, MD, FASN, the new Editor-in-Chief of the Clinical Journal of the American Society of Nephrology (CJASN) about scientific publishing and his plans for CJASN. Following are excerpts from their conversation. To listen to the full podcast, please visit


During a recent ASN Communities chat, you were asked about your biggest surprise upon becoming Editor-in-Chief of CJASN. You responded to the effect that you realized you had no idea of the