Disappointment at MJA editor’s departure

In this year’s Medical Publishers Association survey the MJA recorded an increase of 8.4% in average issue readership, believed to be the highest ever annual jump for the journal.

Dr Katelaris, a GP, spent only 18 months in the role, overseeing a major redesign and introducing new elements to the publication.

MJA content review committee member, Professor Tim Usherwood, said the committee believed Dr Katelaris “had been performing to a very high