Manuscript peer review – How I do it

  Seiichiro Abe, MD Endoscopy Division National Cancer Center Hospital   Some clinicians say that peer review is a thankless and time-consuming task. That’s partly true; however, I feel good and motivated when accepting invitations for peer review in my working life. I would like to share my reasons for accepting an invitation for peer …

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Peer Review Tips from Our Mentees

Emad Qayed, MD, MPH, FACG Chief of Gastroenterology Grady Memorial Hospital Assistant Professor of Medicine Emory University School of Medicine   Why do you feel peer review is an important skill in your career? In the academic setting, this helps me improve my teaching of gastroenterology by providing the scientific context to clinical recommendations suggested …

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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 …

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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 …

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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 …

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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. …

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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 …

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