Peer Review Week: Day 2

JBJS is helping celebrate Peer Review Week 2016 by formally recognizing some of its top reviewers for their contributions. Each day during Peer Review Week 2016, JBJS will profile three different top reviewers on OrthoBuzz. Today, let’s meet Gwo-Chin Lee, Michelle Ghert, and Michael McKee:

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Gwo-Chin Lee, MD
University of Pennsylvania

What do you like best about reviewing for JBJS?
It gives me a pulse of all of the interesting and hot topics of research occurring in our field and helps me focus my own research initiatives and clinical practice.
How do you find time to review for JBJS?
I make it a priority as best as I can to review for the journal.  I see it as not only a service and a way to give back, but also an educational opportunity for me.
What do you see as JBJS’ role in shaping the future of orthopaedics?
The journal is the premier orthopaedic publication and forum for orthopaedic research.  As it moves onto other educational ventures, it will continue to be a vehicle for the orthopaedic community to communicate, disseminate, and innovate

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Michelle Ghert, MD
McMaster University

What do you like best about reviewing for JBJS?
The work is interesting and helps me keep up with knowledge in my field. I also feel that reviewing is an important service to the academic community.
How do you find time to review for JBJS?
I set aside some time on my research days.
What do you see as JBJS’ role in shaping the future of orthopaedics?
JBJS is an important source of knowledge dissemination in orthopaedics and a forum for advanced research methodology.

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Michael McKee, MD
University of Toronto

What do you like best about reviewing for JBJS?
Reviewing keeps me abreast of the latest clinical and research developments.
How do you find time to review for JBJS?
I dedicate a set time each week for reviews.
What do you see as JBJS’ role in shaping the future of orthopaedics?
JBJS is the premier journal for orthopaedics, adaptable and flexible, and it will continue to flourish in this.

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