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Rockville, MD; Parsippany, NJ – October 2021 – Frontline Medical Communications (FMC), a leader in digital, print, live events, and creator of the MDedge® network, is proud to acknowledge the awards it recently earned from FOLIO: magazine.  Seven FMC publications were nominated for the 2021 FOLIO: Eddie & Ozzie Awards. Of those finalists, The Journal of Family Practice won an Eddie Award for an instructional article published in September 2020 When worry is excessive: Easing the burden of GAD.

The following FMC finalists received Honorable Mentions in their nominated categories:

Cutis®: Honorable Mention
Category: Column/Blog > B2B, Healthcare / Medical / Nursing
Skin of Color

Dermatology News®: Honorable Mention
Category: Series of Articles > B2B, Healthcare / Medical / Nursing
50th Anniversary series

GI & Hepatology News®: Honorable Mention
Category: Essays and Criticism > Association / Nonprofit
Microaggressions, racism, and antiracism: The role of gastroenterology

The Journal of Family Practice®: Honorable Mention
Category: Essays and Criticism > B2B
Systemic racism is a cause of health disparities

Journal of Hospital Medicine®: Honorable Mention
Category: Essays and Criticism > Association / Nonprofit
Dialysis in the Undocumented: Driving Policy Change with Data

Neurology Reviews®: Honorable Mention
Category: Supplemental, Annual or One Shot > B2B
Rare Neurological Disease Special Report

OBG Management®: Honorable Mention
Category: Series of Articles > B2B, Healthcare / Medical / Nursing
Infectious Disease Consult

FMC Executive Editor Kathy Scarbeck said, “Congratulations to everyone who contributed to these outstanding editorial achievements. Even with the many additional challenges raised by the pandemic, our staff and contributors continue to craft outstanding print and digital publications and represent the best that medical journalism has to offer.”

She noted, “We are especially thrilled to have received Honorable Mention awards while working with two valued partners, the American Gastroenterological Association and the National Organization for Rare Disorders, to produce winning entries for GI & Hepatology News and Neurology Reviews, respectively.”

Melissa Sears, Editorial Director of Journals, remarked, “These prestigious awards from FOLIO: highlight the tireless work from our editorial teams to educate our audiences and identify important topics for health care professionals. We are honored to have our journals recognized among so many other reputable media outlets.” 

FOLIO: noted, “The Eddies and Ozzies recognize excellence in journalism and design across all sectors of the publishing industry. As one of the broadest and longest-running competitions for editors and designers, winning an Eddie or Ozzie comes with the added honor of being judged exceptional by one’s own peers — this year’s winners were determined by 82 judges, all of whom are experts in journalism or design.

The 2021 winners list features the crème de la crème of content creators and designers—a pool of over 1400 entries. Congratulations to all the winning editors, journalists, designers, publishing and creative professionals!”

Content development, quality, and relevancy is of utmost importance at Frontline, with an emphasis on digital first. The many people who contribute to the editorial creation, digital and print design, multimedia innovation, and marketing research – working with authors, opinion leaders, and advisory boards – continually show professionalism and expertise as they strive to produce a depth and breadth of content that meets the evolving needs of our omnichannel readers. FMC is honored to have been recognized by FOLIO: magazine. 


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About Frontline Medical Communications

Frontline Medical Communications Inc. is one of the healthcare industry’s largest medical communications companies and a leader in digital, print, and live events. The Company leads in HCP-level targeting and is ranked 2nd in print reach with over 18 million combined web and print engagements. With MDedge®, our state-of-the-art integrated web portal, and audited email database, FMC meets the marketing challenges of our clients with superior reach, optimal sponsorship opportunities, and flexible advertising programs. We reach 1.2 million+ physicians, NPs, PAs, HCPs, and key healthcare decision makers through more than 30 legacy media brands serving 20 distinct markets, who access our content through an array of digital, print, and face to face channels and social media platforms. FMC delivers award-winning, indexed clinical reviews; practice and policy information; and medical news daily from on-site reporting at major medical meetings, many in collaboration with notable societies, medical associations, and opinion leaders. FMC produces live events, and CME in affiliation with Global Academy for Medical Education, LLC ( Visit | Twitter | Facebook | LinkedIn.

Contacts: Kathy Scarbeck, Executive Editor, Frontline Medical Communications, [email protected], (240) 221-2450.
Melissa Steiger Sears, Editorial Director | Journals, Frontline Medical Communications, [email protected], (973)-206-8096.

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