Peer Review Tips from Our Mentees

Olaya Brewer Gutierrez, MD Advance Endoscopy/Motility Fellow The Johns Hopkins Hospital   1) Why do you feel peer review is an important skill in your career? Publishing original scientific work is key for science development. Peer review is essential to assure high-quality scientific data and provide credibility within our field. It keeps me updated on …

Continue reading Peer Review Tips from Our Mentees

GIE Peer Review Mentorship Program

Each year, a handful of new reviewers are picked to be a part of the GIE Peer Review Mentorship Program. These reviewers are given the opportunity to learn from our expert mentor reviewers. We would like to acknowledge our mentors who tirelessly guided our new reviewers in 2017 and 2018. Our program continues to grow …

Continue reading GIE Peer Review Mentorship Program

Feedback on GIE Peer-Review Mentorship Program

Mastering the art and skill of critiquing a scientific paper is one of the foundations toward becoming a successful researcher. Mentors play a critical role in training the next generation of reviewers and researchers and improving the quality of our peer-review process. We would like to acknowledge the GIE peer-review mentors for 2016-2017 for generously …

Continue reading Feedback on GIE Peer-Review Mentorship Program

Conflict of Interest: 2 Case Studies for Reviewers

Written by Lyndon Hernandez, MD, MPH, FASGE, Chair of the GIE Editorial Review Board Conflict of interest is not always clear cut and could pull us in the opposite direction, but thankfully we have guidelines to follow that will help. We have 2 practical cases that illustrate norms and behaviors we expect from our reviewers. …

Continue reading Conflict of Interest: 2 Case Studies for Reviewers

How I perform a peer review

Written by Shyam Menon,  MD, FRCP, PGDip(Epid), PGDip(Nutr Med), Consultant Gastroenterologist at The Royal Wolverhampton NHS Trust, New Cross Hospital, in Wolverhampton, United Kingdom. Peer-reviewing an original paper is an exciting and rewarding process. Before I decide to accept a paper for review, I ask myself if I am the right person to be reviewing …

Continue reading How I perform a peer review

How to review a video case report

Written by Ryan Law, DO, from the Division of Gastroenterology at the University of Michigan in Ann Arbor, Michigan, USA. The review process for video case reports is somewhat different than standard manuscript submissions. The focus is less on critiquing statistical methods and result interpretation and more on evaluating the displayed case or case series …

Continue reading How to review a video case report

Manuscript review – “How I do it”

Written by Sachin Wani, MD, from University of Colorado Anschutz Medical Campus, Aurora, Colorado, USA. Contributing to the peer review process is one of the joys of academic medicine. Not only do you have the opportunity to contribute to the publication of high quality studies but on a personal level, it exposes you to the …

Continue reading Manuscript review – “How I do it”