MacDonald Appointed Associate Editor of The Clinical Journal of Sport Medicine

March 4, 2013

James MacDonald, MD, has been appointed an associate editor of the Clinical Journal of Sport Medicine, effective immediately. MacDonald is a physician with Nationwide Children’s Hospital Sports Medicine and an Assistant Professor in the Department of Pediatrics and Family Medicine at The Ohio State University College of Medicine.

The Clinical Journal of Sport Medicine is the official journal of the American Medical Society for Sports Medicine, the American Osteopathic Academy of Sports Medicine, the Australasian College of Sports Physicians and the Canadian Academy of Sport & Exercise Medicine. The journal is an international peer-reviewed journal published for clinicians with a primary interest in sports medicine practice and publishes original research and reviews covering diagnostics, therapeutics, and rehabilitation in healthy and physically challenged individuals of all ages and levels of sport and exercise participation. MacDonald will be primarily responsible for the journal’s online content, including some peer-reviewed content only available online.

MacDonald is fellowship trained and board certified in Sports Medicine. He is a member of the American College of Sports Medicine, the American Medical Society for Sports Medicine and the American Academy of Family Physicians. MacDonald attended medical school at Harvard Medical School before completing a Family Practice Residency at Maine-Dartmouth in Augusta, ME and a Sports Medicine Fellowship at Boston Children's Hospital in Boston, MA. He is a member of the USA Swimming Medical Task Force and an Expert Reviewer for the Medical Board of California.

NOTE TO EDITOR: Dr. MacDonald is a resident of Bexley, OH


James MacDonald, MD, physician in Sports Medicine at Nationwide Children’s Hospital

About Nationwide Children's Hospital

Named to the Top 10 Honor Roll on U.S. News & World Report’s 2020-21 list of “Best Children’s Hospitals,” Nationwide Children’s Hospital is one of America’s largest not-for-profit freestanding pediatric health care systems providing wellness, preventive, diagnostic, treatment and rehabilitative care for infants, children and adolescents, as well as adult patients with congenital disease. Nationwide Children’s has a staff of more than 13,000 providing state-of-the-art pediatric care during more than 1.6 million patient visits annually. As home to the Department of Pediatrics of The Ohio State University College of Medicine, Nationwide Children’s physicians train the next generation of pediatricians and pediatric specialists. The Abigail Wexner Research Institute at Nationwide Children’s Hospital is one of the Top 10 National Institutes of Health-funded freestanding pediatric research facilities. More information is available at