Jay D. Keener, MD

JBJS is pleased once again to highlight our Elite Reviewers. The Elite Reviewers Program recognizes our best reviewers for their outstanding efforts. All JBJS reviewers help us maintain the highest standards for quality orthopaedic publishing. Today we introduce Elite Reviewer Jay Keener.


Jay Keener, MD


Washington University, St. Louis, Missouri

Years in practice: 


How did you begin reviewing for other journals and for JBJS in particular?

I was asked.

What is your top piece of advice for reviewers who aspire to reach Elite status?

Be prompt and consistent; detailed assessment of methodology.

How do you maintain a healthy work/life balance?

I don’t.

What has been the highlight of your career so far?

Receiving the Kappa Delta Award.

Aside from orthopaedic manuscripts, what have you been reading lately?

Malcom Gladwell books; military history.

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