Journal of Participatory Medicine: Setting Its Sights on a Community of Practice

Kurt C. Stange


The Journal of Participatory Medicine (JoPM) seeks to build a community of those seeking a cooperative model of healthcare. Diverse readers will have different understandings of the meaning of community and of cooperative healthcare. At the intersection of hundreds of understandings, a new forum will emerge for what is, and what makes a difference in, healthcare and health.


Participatory Medicine, HIT, Peer Review, e-Patients, PHR, EHR, Depression, Diabetes, Health 2.0, Internet

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Starting in September 2017, JoPM is published by JMIR Publications and papers should now be submitted at