• Volume 12
  • April 2021
  • Issue 2


  • COVID-19 and Treatment and Immunization of Children—The Time to Redefine Pediatric Age Groups is Here

    Klaus Rose, Jane M. Grant-Kels, Earl B. Ettienne, Oishi Tanjinatus, Pasquale Striano, and David Neubauer


  • Career Trajectory of Physicians Following a Fellowship Program: A Descriptive Study

    Gidon Berger, Danny Epstein, Galit Kobi, Eyal Braun, Zaher S. Azzam, and Michael Halberthal

  • Retrospective Evaluation of Factors Affecting Lymph Node Retrieval Following Gastrectomies with Oncologic Intent

    Steven Fuchs and Itamar Ashkenazi

  • Long-Term Quality of Life after Endoscopic Pituitary Adenoma Surgery with Nasoseptal Flap Reconstruction

    Shadi Shinnawi, Ilya Kopaev, Shorook Na’ara, Ayelet Eran, Gil Sviri, Dmitry Ostrovsky, and Ziv Gil

  • Incidence of Cardiac Manifestations in Children with Dengue Fever: A Cross Sectional Study

    Janakiraman Abhinayaa, Saji James, Rathinasamy Jebaraj, and Ponnurangam Nagarajan Vinoth

  • Salivary Biomarker Levels and Oral Health Status of Children with Cerebral Palsy and Their Healthy Siblings: A Comparative Study

    Palanichamy Anjugam, Veerabadhran Mahesh Mathian, Murugesan Gawthaman, Selvaraj Vinod, and Easwaramurthy Yamuna Devi

  • Correlation of Mast Cell and Angiogenesis in Oral Lichen Planus, Dysplasia (Leukoplakia), and Oral Squamous Cell Carcinoma

    Amutha Sundararajan, Rajmohan Muthusamy, Kumar Gopal Siva, Prasad Harikrishnan, Sri Chinthu Kenniyan Kumar, and Selva Kumar Rathinasamy




  • The Relationship between Serum Periostin Levels and Neutrophil–Lymphocyte Ratio with Lesion Localization and Acute Prognosis in Acute Ischemic Stroke

    Murat Alpua, Bahar Say, Ilknur Yardimci, Ufuk Ergün, Ucler Kisa, and Ozlem Doğan Ceylan

    Online First: June 15, 2021; DOI: 10.5041/RMMJ.10440

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