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An-Wen Chan, Senior Editor

Dr. Chan is a clinical epidemiologist and skin cancer surgeon at Women’s College Hospital, Toronto. He is the Phelan Scientist at Women’s College Research Institute and Professor of Medicine at University of Toronto. His research focuses on developing ways to improve the quality and transparency of clinical trials, as well as preventing and managing high-risk skin cancer, particularly in solid organ transplant recipients. Dr. Chan leads the international SPIRIT initiative to improve the quality of clinical trial protocols, and chairs the Advisory Panel of the World Health Organization’s International Clinical Trials Registry Platform. He is an Institute Advisory Board member and previous Special Advisor to the Randomized Trials Unit at the Canadian Institutes of Health Research. 

Annual Journal Metrics

  • 2022 Citation Impact
    2.5 - 2-year Impact Factor
    2.5 - 5-year Impact Factor
    0.827 - SNIP (Source Normalized Impact per Paper)
    0.814 - SJR (SCImago Journal Rank)

    2022 Speed
    41 days submission to first editorial decision for all manuscripts (Median)
    188 days submission to accept (Median)

    2022 Usage 
    28,089 Altmetric mentions