Editor Profile

Allan S. Brett, MD


About NEJM Journal Watch
About the NEJM Journal Watch General Medicine Board

Dr. Brett is the Orlando Benedict Mayer Professor of Medicine at the University of South Carolina School of Medicine. He serves as Director of the Division of General Internal Medicine and Vice-Chair of the Department of Medicine, and is a core faculty member in the university's Center for Bioethics and Medical Humanities. Dr. Brett is clinically active in both inpatient and outpatient settings, and teaches medical students and residents at all levels of training. His academic interests include medical ethics, clinical decision-making, and a variety of clinical areas relevant to primary care. Dr. Brett has been writing for NEJM Journal Watch General Medicine since 1988 and has served as its Editor-in-Chief since 1994. Dr. Brett is currently Editor-in-Chief of Series for all of NEJM Journal Watch.

Dr. Brett has no disclosures.

Summaries by Allan Brett