AMA Manual 2.2; 2.2.3-4; 3.11.11
· Bylines - authors may be listed immediately below title or subtitle
· Signatures - authors may be listed at the end of the article
· Include author's full name unless initials are preferred.
licensure may also be included. e.g. RN, BSN
· Use semicolon to separate more than one author.
Melvin H. Freedman, MD, FRCPC; E. Fred Saunders, MD, FRCP; Louise
Jones, MD, PhD; Kurt Grant, RN
members are all authors of the work.
list - IF it is too long in the footnote on the first page.
Byline: Cryotherapy for Retinopathy of Prematurity Cooperative Group**This article was prepared on behalf of the Cryotherapy for Retinopahty of
Prematurity Cooperative Group by Velma Dobson, PhD (chair); Graham E.
Quinn, MD, MSCE; C. Gail Summer, MD; Robert J. Hardy, PhD; and Betty Tung,
Group Information: A complete list of the members of the Cryotherapy for
Retinopathy of Prematurity Cooperative Group at the 10-ytear examination was
published in Archives of Ophthalmology (2001;119:1110-1118).
Single Author For a Group
group who did not author the work) with for before the group name.
William A. Tasman, MD; for the Laser ROP Study Group
Single Authors and a Group
authored the work) with and before the group name.
Debra L. Hanson, MS; Susan Y. Chu, Phd; Karen M. Farizo, MD; John W. Ward,
MD; and the Adult and Adolescent Spectrum of HIV Disease Project Group
Subgroup as an author
work) and its larger group with for before the larger group name.
|Executive Committee for the Symptomatic Carotid Atherosclerotic Study|
AMA Manual 3.7
· Only use the author's surname in the text.
|Doe7 reported on the survey.|
first name or title when first mentioned.
|Doe and Roe8 reported on the survey.|
|Doe et al9 reported on the survey.|
referring to a resource by more than 2 authors.
|Doe et al9|
AMA Manual 3.7; 3.11.11
· Put Roman numerals and Jr or Sr after the initials.
· Use author's surname followed by initials without periods.
· Give all authors names up to 6 in the reference list.
Doe JF, Roe JP. (2 authors)
Doe JF, Roe JP III, Coe RT Jr, Loe JT Sr, Poe EA, van Voe AE.
| Doe JF, Roe JP III, Coe RT Jr, et al. (more than 6 authors)
Single Authors For/And a Group
information is provided in the document.
Doe JF; and Laser ROP Study Group.
Ferguson JJ, Califf RM, Antman EM, et al; SYNERGY Trial Investigators.