David M. Berman, M.D., Ph.D., Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine, Baltimore, MD and
Massimo Loda, M.D., Harvard Medical School and
Dana Farber Cancer Institute, Boston, MA
|“Getting Your ‘Script Together: A Stepwise Approach to Manuscript Preparation”
Christine A. Iacobuzio-Donahue, M.D., Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine, Baltimore, MD
- Recognize when it is time to write up a project.
- Organize manuscript preparation into a stepwise process.
- Seek and assemble feedback from colleagues and co-authors.
|Achieving Cohesion and Clarity in Scientific Writing
Kathryn B. Carnes, M.D., University of Texas M.D. Anderson Cancer Center, Houston, TX
- Outlining the paper.
- Developing effective topic sentences.
- Writing for linear flow.
|“Ethics in Pathology Publishing: Giving Credit Where Credit is Due”
Gene P. Siegal, M.D., Ph.D., University of Alabama at Birmingham, Birmingham, AL
- Appropriately negotiate authorship and authorship order.
- Understand the responsibilities of editors.
- Responsibly review scientific manuscripts.
|“Important Considerations when Submitting a Scientific Manuscript”
Brian Rubin, M.D., Ph.D., Cleveland Clinic, Lerner Research Institute and Taussig Cancer Center, Cleveland, OH
- Choosing editors and reviewers.
- Avoiding publication delays.
- Responding to critiques.
|“Taking Aim: Impact in Publishing”
Stephen J. Galli, M.D., Stanford University School of Medicine, Stanford, CA
- How to define scientific impact.
- How publishing at different levels of impact affects career development and satisfaction.
|Panel Discussion with Questions from the Audience