Call for Nominations

Editor-in-Chief, IISE Transactions on Healthcare Systems Engineering

Nominations Deadline: Oct. 1, 2023

On behalf of the IISE Board of Trustees, this is a call for nominations for the position of editor-in-chief of IISE Transactions on Healthcare Systems Engineering. This position is a four-year, non-renewable term beginning Jan. 1, 2024. 

IISE Transactions on Healthcare Systems Engineering, an official journal of the Institute of Industrial and Systems Engineers, publishes original high-quality papers on healthcare related topics of interest to researchers who want to remain current with cutting edge approaches to healthcare problems. The refereed journal aims to foster the healthcare systems community by publishing papers that have a strong methodological focus and direct applicability to healthcare systems. 

Published quarterly, the journal is composed of six departments: Healthcare Operations Management, Medical Decision Making, Socio-Technical Systems Analysis, Healthcare Informatics, and Healthcare Policy. The journal encourages research motivated by the challenging problems related to healthcare systems. It publishes papers that document the development and use of industrial and systems engineering tools and techniques including operations research, statistics, information systems, work measurement, and human factors/ergonomics applied to healthcare systems. The integration of these tools and techniques with those from other engineering and medical disciplines are also featured. 

Review papers and articles covering new methodologies, state-of-the-art surveys, technical notes, and book reviews are also included within the scope of the journal. Further information about the journal can be obtained at the IISE Transactions on Healthcare Systems Engineering homepage:

Editor-in-Chief Responsibilities

The editor-in-chief is responsible for the technical content and direction of IISE Transactions on Healthcare Systems Engineering, oversight of the publication process of the journal, and enhancing the visibility and prestige of the journal. Responsibilities include overall coordination and processing of submissions, reviews, and final copy for the journal's issues; tracking of manuscripts from final copy to publication; and preparation and writing of the quarterly "Executive Summaries" department for the ISE magazine. 

The editor-in-chief will be assisted by department and special-issue editors. The position is a voluntary position and a salary is not provided; however, the publisher provides a stipend to carry out editorial functions.

Editor-in-Chief Qualifications

Qualifications for the editor-in-chief of IISE Transactions on Healthcare Systems Engineering include:

  • Professional membership in IISE
  • A demonstrated interest in the broad topics covered by the journal
  • A demonstrated record of research, scholarship and application in one or more of the topical areas covered by the journal
  • Prior editorial experience, dedication and enthusiasm for IISE and its journals
  • Ability to effectively and efficiently manage the editorial process

Nominations should include a resume of individual qualifications with experience that includes industrial engineering research related to healthcare and research administration. Self-nominations are encouraged. Nominations will be accepted until Oct. 1, 2023

Please send nominations to:

Donna Calvert, Chief Operating Officer

Institute of Industrial and Systems Engineers

3577 Parkway Lane

Suite 200

Norcross, GA 30092