• Volume 10
  • July 2019
  • Issue 3


  • Morphological Analysis of Elastic Fibers in Various Grades of Oral Squamous Cell Carcinoma and Epithelial Dysplasia Using Verhoeff–Van Gieson Stain

    Janardhanam Dineshshankar, Nalliappan Ganapathy, Thuckanaickenpalayam Ragunathan Yoithapprabhunath, Jeyaraman Swathiraman, Thangadurai Maheswaran, and Vadivel Ilayaraja

  • Trends of Mortality in Greece Prior to and During its Current Financial Crisis (2009–2015)

    Konstantinos Z. Vardakas, Katerina N. Apiranthiti, Spiridoula E. Almpani, Dominiki Heliou, Dimitra Stratigopoulou, Eleni Giourmetaki, Dimitra Lamprou, Georgia Binou, Elena Mpaltzoglou, Margarita Kyriakidou, and Matthew E. Falagas

  • Something Must Be Wrong with the Implementation of Cancer-pain Treatment Guidelines. A Lesson from Referrals to a Pain Clinic

    Gil Samuelly-Leichtag, Tsiki Adler, and Elon Eisenberg

  • A Comparison of Manual versus Electric Bicycle Injuries Presenting to a Pediatric Emergency Department

    Tali Capua, Miguel Glatstein, Karin Hermon, Oren Tavor, Dennis Scolnik, Veronika Kusaev, and Ayelet Rimon



  • Long-term Follow-up of Severe Eosinophilic Hepatitis: A Rare Presentation of Hypereosinophilic Syndrome

    Halim Awadie, Johad Khoury, Yaniv Zohar, Afif Yaccob, Ella Veitsman, and Tarek Saadi

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