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Dr. Partington Elected to Journal of Neurosurgery: Pediatrics Editorial Board

Michael D. Partington, MD, Pediatric Neurosurgeon, was recently elected to a six-year term on the editorial board of the Journal of Neurosurgery: Pediatrics. Dr. Partington is the first Children’s Mercy neurosurgeon to ever serve on the board of this scholarly publication.

“This is an opportunity to be among the first to see the state-of-the-art literature being produced in pediatric neurosurgery and to be a part of the process of determining what goes on to be published,” Dr. Partington said.

“Dr. Partington’s election to the editorial board is a significant and well-deserved achievement that reflects his editorial skills and deep understanding of our specialty,” said Paul Grabb, MD, Section Chief, Neurosurgery.

The Journal of Neurosurgery: Pediatrics is an independent monthly publication that has become the foremost journal in its subspecialty, offering comprehensive coverage of pediatric neurosurgery and related fields. Previously, Dr. Partington served as a reviewer for the journal.

Congrats to Dr. Partington on this new distinguished position!

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