How to be an excellent VideoGIE reviewer

Bo Sun, MD Associate Professor of Internal Medicine Shanghai Eastern Hepatobiliary Hospital   Peer review can be thankless work because critical evaluation is required for a high-quality submission. On the bright side, being a video case reviewer comes with several benefits, including a sense of accomplishment by assisting the authors to improve the quality of …

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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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Tools and Techniques

Post written by Stephanie Kinnan, ASGE Assistant Managing Editor of Clinical Publications Videos can be an excellent resource for education and the discovery of new things. How often have you googled “how-to” videos or searched YouTube for assistance with home or car repair, a computer problem, or cooking tips? Videos on the internet can teach …

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Predatory Publishing: What Authors and Researchers Need to Know

Post written by Stephanie Kinnan and Deborah Bowman, MFA, ELS. Predatory publishing is a growing concern in the current “publish or perish” culture of scholarly research. “An increasingly persistent problem, encouraged by the growing popularity of open access publishing, predatory or illegitimate publications result in the waste of resources and funds and the loss of …

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