Peer Review Week Day 5-PM

JBJS is helping celebrate Peer Review Week 2017 by formally recognizing some of its top reviewers for their contributions. Each day during Peer Review Week 2017, JBJS will profile six different top reviewers on OrthoBuzz each morning and afternoon. This afternoon, let’s meet Brian J.Sennett, Antonia Chen, and Terrence McIff.

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Brian J. Sennett, MD
University of Pennsylvania

What do you like best about reviewing for JBJS?
Improving the level of publications by analytically evaluating articles for submission.  JBJS is such a significant publication that I feel that it is very important that the readership has access to the  best articles.

How do you find time to review for JBJS?
I find time because I  believe it is important.  There is never enough time for everything.  Reviewing for JBJS is one of my priorities.

What do you see as JBJS‘ role in shaping the future of orthopaedics?
I see JBJS as the leader in shaping orthopaedic knowledge and care.  While the annual meeting of the AAOS is a phenomenal meeting, it occurs just once a year.  JBJS allows the readership to stay up-to-date all year long.

 

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Antonia Chen, MD
Rothman Institute

What do you like best about reviewing for JBJS?
I am honored at the opportunity to be one of the first to see the latest research that will ultimately shape the future of orthopaedics. It is humbling to play some small part in working with JBJS to provide authors with a critical review of research studies, and ultimately help shape meaningful and impactful manuscripts.

How do you find time to review for JBJS?
I make time for activities that are important to me, and I view reviewing for JBJS as a privilege.

What do you see as JBJS‘ role in shaping the future of orthopaedics?
JBJS provides orthopaedic surgeons with the ultimate voice for our field. It’s a unique balance of cutting edge research and evidence based studies that facilitate sound clinical decisions in the setting of quality, cost-conscious care for our patients.

 

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Terence McIff, MD
University of Kansas Medical Center

What do you like best about reviewing for JBJS?
Very efficient process.  Fast feedback.  I feel like I am contributing to maintain the quality of JBJS and the quality of information that our residents depend on for their education.

How do you find time to review for JBJS?
I do have to put it as one of my priorities.  Sometimes I feel that I just don’t have time for another review but have learned that setting aside specific time to study and complete the review makes it doable.

What do you see as JBJS‘ role in shaping the future of orthopaedics?
JBJS is the standard studied by our orthopedic residents and staff.  As long as it continues to be a trusted source for up-to-date practices and innovations it will serve the community well.

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