• Volume 11
  • April 2020
  • Issue 2

Special Issue on Cardiology in the 21st Century Honoring the Contributions of Professor Rafael Beyar

Lior Gepstein, M.D., Ph.D.


  • Type of Anemia, Chronic Non-cardiovascular Illnesses, and Outcomes of Patients with ST-segment Elevation Myocardial Infarction

    Tomer Menzely, Robert Zukermann, Faheem Shehadeh, Rabia Shekh Muhammad, Doron Aronson, Michael Kapeliovich, Arthur Kerner, Sergey Yalonetsky, Lior Gepstein, and Eugenia Nikolsky



  • Effect of Inhalational Therapy on Buccal Mucosal Cells in Asthmatic Patients: A Cytological Study

    Mohammed Ismail Benazir, Harikrishnan Prasad, Muthusamy Rajmohan, Kenniyan Kumar Srichinthu, Perumal Prema, Loganathan Mahalakshmi, and Gopal Shiva Kumar

    Online First: May 20, 2020; DOI: 10.5041/RMMJ.10405

  • The Maimonides Model for a Regimen of Health: A Comparison with the Contemporary Scenario

    Isidor Segal and Shraga Blazer

    Online First: March 24, 2020; DOI: 10.5041/RMMJ.10396

  • Palliative Care: Too Good to Be True?

    Helen Senderovich and Kristen McFadyen

    Online First: March 22, 2020; DOI: 10.5041/RMMJ.10394

  • Johannes Juda Groen (1903–1990): A Forgotten Visionary in the History of Medical Education

    Jochanan Benbassat

    Online First: March 22, 2020; DOI: 10.5041/RMMJ.10395

  • An Evaluation of the Different Serum Markers Associated with Mortality in Crimean–Congo Hemorrhagic Fever

    Yusuf Kenan Tekin and Aynur Engin

    Online First: February 18, 2020; DOI: 10.5041/RMMJ.10393

  • A Tale of Two Nineteenth-century Dutch Jewish Hospitals—One a Success, The Other a Failure

    Jack Y. Vanderhoek

    Online First: January 20, 2020; DOI: 10.5041/RMMJ.10383

The Maimonides
Best Published Original Research Prize


We are pleased to announce the awardee of the 2018 Maimonides Best Published Original Research Prize, Dr. Louise Kezerle for the manuscript entitled  “A Population-based Study of Peripartum Cardiomyopathy in Southern Israel: Are Bedouin Women a New High-risk Group?” with co-authors  Iftach Sagy, Leah Shalev, Offer Erez, and Leonid Barski.

The award ceremony will be announced in due course.

About the Maimonides Best Published Original Research Prize

The Editorial Board of Rambam Maimonides Medical Journal established The Maimonides Best Published Original Research Prize in 2017 in order to advance and promote publication of quality original research.

A prize of US$1,000 is awarded to the first author of the best research article published in Rambam Maimonides Medical Journal for the previous year. Adjudication is by the RMMJ Original Research Publication Advisory Committee. The prize is awarded in January of the year following publication, for the best research article published in Rambam Maimonides Medical Journal in the previous year. An award ceremony is held at Rambam Health Care Campus.

Application Criteria

All Original Research articles published in Rambam Maimonides Medical Journal from January through December of each year, including online first articles, are eligible for The Maimonides Best Published Original Research Prize.

Submission Process

All papers must be submitted to the journal according to the Instructions for Authors posted on our website.

Review Process

Adjudication criteria will be take into account a number of factors including: originality and innovativeness of the research; practical application of the research; importance and timeliness of the paper in relation to current research trends; scientific, methodological, and data quality; and translational relevance.

Prize Details

The prize will be awarded in the following year of publication (for example, 2018 for papers published in 2017; 2019 for papers published in 2018; etc.).

The prize (US$1,000) will be awarded to the first author of the paper.

The prize will be presented during a ceremony at Rambam Health Care Campus in Haifa, Israel.


This Issue is Dedicated to the Memory of Dr. May Arieli—A Beloved Pediatrician, Mother and Wife