PSU Distinguished Editors Series – Past Invited Speakers

February 2016

Dr Howard Bauchner, Editor-in-Chief, JAMA & The JAMA Network

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Lectures:
“The Future of Medical Journalism” and
“The Influence of Clinical Practice Guidelines”

Workshop:
“Writing for JAMA”
One-to-one Paper Clinic Session

March 2015

Dr Edward Campion, Executive Editor and Online Editor, New England Journal of Medicine (NEJM)

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Lectures:
“Publishing in the New England Journal of Medicine”,
“200 Years of Medical Progress” and
“Multimedia: Medical Journals Move into a New World”

Group Discussion:
“Getting Your Paper Written and Published – discussion, questions, interaction”

November 2014

Dr Emilie Marcus, Editor-in-Chief, Cell

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Lecture:
“Future of Scientific Writing”

Workshop:
“Writing for Cell”

One-to-one Paper Clinic Session

November 2013

Dr Howard Bauchner, Editor-in-Chief, JAMA & The JAMA Network

Dr Richard Horton, Editor-in-Chief, The Lancet

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Double Bill Lunch Talk:
“Research to improve global health”

Workshops:
“Writing for JAMA”
“Writing for The Lancet"

June-July 2011

Dr Bruce Alberts, Editor-in-Chief, Science

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Lectures:
“Advancing medicine through research: Advice to young scientists and medical professionals”,
“Achieving innovation in biological research” and
“Science magazine and Science publishing”

December 2010

Dr Emilie Marcus, Editor-in-Chief, Cell

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Lectures:
“Editorial process at Cell”,
“General principles for writing good papers”,
“Scientific misconduct & data manipulation” and
“Emerging trends & exciting topics in biomedical research”

One-to-one Paper Clinic Session

July 2010

Dr Juan Carlos Lopez, Chief Editor, Nature Medicine

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Lecture:
"Editorial Criteria at Nature Medicine and What Makes a Good Paper"

Manuscript Critique Clinic

December 2008

Dr Jeffrey M. Drazen, Editor-in-Chief, New England Journal of Medicine (NEJM)

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Lectures:
"The editorial process at NEJM" and
"Responsibilities of authors & editors"

March 2008

Dr Fiona Godlee, Editor-in-Chief, British Medical Journal (BMJ)

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Lectures:
"The future directions of BMJ" and
"How to get published"

Paper Critique Sessions

April 2007

Dr Philip Campbell, Editor-in-Chief, Nature

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Lectures:
“The future of scientific publishing and communication” and
“Publishing in Nature and Nature journals”

Workshop:
“Questions about peer reviews you would like answered but were afraid to ask”.

February 2007

Dr Richard S. Smith, Former Editor-in-Chief, British Medical Journal (BMJ)

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Lecture:
"The trouble with medical journals"

Workshops (together with Dr Jocalyn Clark):
"Ethical problem in scientific publications" and
"How to get published"

September 2006

Dr Catherine D. DeAngelis, Editor-in-Chief, Journal of the American Medical Association (JAMA)

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Lectures:
"So you want to be an author" and
"Conflict of interest and other issues in scientific writing"

Paper Clinics:
"The Good, the Bad and the Bad-turned-good" and
"So how good is your paper?"

May 2006

Dr Richard Horton, Editor-in-Chief, The Lancet

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Lecture:
"How to get published in The Lancet"

Paper Writing Seminar:
"Choosing the right section of the journal for your article - writing tips and common mistakes"