*This course is offered on our learning management system canvas, please contact mededuc@mmc.org for upcoming dates*

Overall Goal

The purpose of this MMC Institute for Teaching Excellence (MITE) course is to serve as a resource for health professionals who are serving or wish to serve as peer reviewers of the biomedical literature.

Faculty

Learning Objectives

Upon completion of this course, participants should be able to:

1. Explain the role of peer reviews in biomedical journals.
2. Describe best practices for peer-reviewing manuscripts.
3. Apply available Health Research Reporting Guidelines (i.e., EQUATOR network) in the critique of manuscript examples.
4. Discuss the current challenges in peer-reviewing.
5. Recognize the benefits of peer reviewing (e.g., academic recognition and advancement; advancing patient care with new knowledge; intellectual curiosity and professional satisfaction).