Monday, February 28, 2011 2:00 PM - 4:00 PM
Convention Center 001 A/B
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David M. Berman, MD, PhD
Johns Hopkins University
School of Medicine
Massimo Loda, MD
Brigham and Women's Hospital
Harvard Medical School and
Dana Farber Cancer Institute
If investigative pathology is the "road less travelled," publishing is the key to traveling this road. Your publications show where you have been and where you are going; they are the single most important measure of success in academics. This course will call on established experts in Pathology and in publishing to help you produce a great paper and shepherd it successfully through the publication process.
|2:00 ||Introductory Remarks|
David M. Berman, MD, PhD, and Massimo Loda, MD
|2:10 ||"Getting Your 'Script Together: A Stepwise Approach to Manuscript Preparation"|
Christine A. Iacobuzio–Donahue, MD, Johns Hopkins University School of medicine, Baltimore, MD
Participants will learn how to:
- 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
|2:25 ||Achieving Cohesion and Clarity in Scientific Writing|
Kathryn B. Carnes, MD, University of Texas M.D. Anderson Cancer Center, Houston, TX
Participants will develop improved skills for:
- Outlining the paper
- Developing effective topic sentences
- Writing for linear flow
|2:45 ||"Ethics in Pathology Publishing: Giving Credit Where Credit is Due"|
Gene P. Siegal, M.D., Ph.D., University of Alabama at Birmingham, Birmingham, AL
After the presentation, course participants will understand how to:
- Appropriately negotiate authorship and authorship order.
- Understand the responsibilities of editors.
- Responsibly review scientific manuscripts.
|3:00 ||"Important Considerations when Submitting a Scientific Manuscript"|
Brian Rubin, M.D., Ph.D., Cleveland Clinic, Lerner Research Institute and Taussig Cancer Center, Cleveland, OH
Participants will review strategies for:
- Choosing editors and reviewers.
- Avoiding publication delays.
- Responding to critiques.
|3:15 ||"Taking Aim: Impact in Publishing"|
Stephen J. Galli, M.D., Stanford University School of Medicine,
Participants will learn:
- How to define scientific impact.
- How publishing at different levels of impact affects career development and satisfaction.
|3:30 ||Panel Discussion with Questions from the Audience|