Christine Laine, MD, MPH

Editor-in-Chief, Annals of Internal Medicine

Senior Vice President, American College of Physicians

Christine Laine, MD, MPH, FACP, is Editor-in-Chief of Annals of Internal Medicine and  Senior Vice President of the American College of Physicians. She is board-certified in Internal Medicine and remains active in patient care and teaching at Sidney Kimmel Medical College, Thomas Jefferson University. Dr. Laine graduated, with a double major in biology and writing, from Hamilton College in Clinton, N.Y.

She received her medical degree from State University of New York at Stony Brook and completed residency training in internal medicine at The New York Hospital (Cornell University), and a fellowship in general internal medicine and clinical epidemiology at Beth Israel Hospital (Harvard University). Dr. Laine earned her Master of Public Health degree, with a concentration in quantitative methods and clinical epidemiology, at Harvard University.

Dr. Laine is active in the world of medical journalism and holds leadership positions in the International Committee of Medical Journal Editors, the Council of Science Editors, and the World Association of Medical Editors. She has been instrumental in the development of editorial policy about issues such as authorship, conflicts of interest, transparent reporting of research, and clinical trial data sharing.