Journal of Urgent Care Medicine Names Harris Fleming as Managing Editor

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Fleming provides industry insight to urgent care medicine’s official journal

The Journal of Urgent Care Medicine (JUCM) announced Harris Fleming as the publication’s new managing editor. With over 25 years of experience as an editor and writer in the healthcare and medical industries, Fleming brings an expansive range of field knowledge to his position.

“Urgent care, and healthcare in general, are undergoing many changes, and we are excited for Harris to bring his experience to the management of the journal,” said Laurel Stoimenoff, interim executive director of the Urgent Care Association of America (UCAOA). “His background and knowledge of the urgent care industry give him the expertise and skills needed to offer the best content for the journal.”

JUCM is the leading publication in the fast moving urgent care industry and serves as the official journal of the UCAOA. Written for clinicians and administrators working in the urgent care field, the journal provides beneficial, industry relevant content, with articles focusing on the distinct needs of today’s urgent care specialists in an ever-changing marketplace.

Fleming was the first editor of JUCM from 2001-2011 and has previously held editorial management positions with Drug Topics, Dowden Health Media, Physicians’ Desk Reference and Haymarket Medical Media. He currently resides in Waldwick, N.J. with his wife and son.

“I’m very excited to hear that Harris will be returning as JUCM’s editor. His expertise was instrumental when we launched the Journal in 2006, and continued to be a critical factor in its growth into the respected publication it is today,” said Lou Ellen Horowitz, Member of UCAOA’s Board of Directors. “He has a long-standing relationship to JUCM's urgent care readers and authors, and we know the Journal will be in good hands under his editorship.”

Bringing industry experience and healthcare communications knowledge, Fleming started as JUCM’s managing editor on Dec. 15. For more information about Fleming, please visit

About the Urgent Care Association of America

The Urgent Care Association of America (UCAOA) is a membership association for urgent care health and management professionals, clinics and those who support the urgent care industry. UCAOA provides educational programs in clinical care and practice management, has a monthly Journal of Urgent Care Medicine and maintains an active online presence and member community for daily exchange of best practices. UCAOA provides leadership, education and resources for the successful practice of urgent care for its members. For more information visit

About the Journal of Urgent Care Medicine

JUCM, The Journal of Urgent Care Medicine (JUCM), supports the evolution of urgent care medicine by creating content that addresses both the clinical practice of urgent care medicine and the practice management challenges of keeping pace with an ever-changing healthcare marketplace. As the Official Publication of the Urgent Care Association of America and the Urgent Care College of Physicians, JUCM seeks to provide a forum for the exchange of ideas and to expand on the core competencies of urgent care medicine as they apply to physicians, physician assistants, and nurse practitioners.

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