GIE Reviewer Tips

Jeanin E. van Hooft, MD, PhD, MBA, FASGE, from the Department of Gastroenterology and Hepatology, LUMC Leiden University, offers advice to new reviewers after participating in GIE’s Reviewer Mentorship Program. What might happen when you start to do reviews is that the names of the authors or the quality of the language will unconsciously impact …

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Applications Open for Peer-Review Mentorship Program

Guidelines for peer review abound, but nothing beats one-on-one learning with a seasoned researcher. The deadline to apply for the 2020 program is June 15, with the next cohort beginning on July 1. Please contact the GIE editorial office for more information or to apply. GIE is grateful for the mentors who generously shared their …

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New Members of GIE Editorial Review Board

We are delighted to welcome Drs Amy Hosmer and Andrew Yen as the newest additions to our Editorial Review Board. Their record of dedication (former top reviewer awardees) should serve as a wonderful example to authors and reviewers who are at the early stages of their career. Amy E. Hosmer, MD Clinical Assistant Professor University …

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GIE Reviewer Tips

Timo Rath, MD, from the Ludwig Demling Endoscopy Center of Excellence, University Hospital Erlangen, Erlangen, Germany offers advice to new reviewers after participating in GIE's Reviewer Mentorship Program. Reviewing is an important part of my clinical and scientific endoscopic activities that I would not want to miss. Reviewing cutting-edge papers definitely improves my daily endoscopy …

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GIE Reviewer Tips

Georgios Mavrogenis, MD, from the Department of Gastroenterology, Mediterraneo Hospital, Athens, Greece, offers advice to new reviewers after participating in GIE's Reviewer Mentorship Program. Giving feedback to a mentee can be difficult. How do you inspire young reviewers to do a good job?  I encourage them to detect the weaknesses and the strong points of …

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Applications Open for Peer Review Mentorship Program

Guidelines for peer review abound, but nothing beats one-on-one learning with a seasoned researcher. Our goal is to improve the quality of peer review by training endoscopists who are at the early stages of their career. The deadline to apply for the 2019 program is June 14, with the next cohort beginning on July 1. …

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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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