R Dale Blasier

Elite Reviewer Spotlight: R Dale Blasier

This week on OrthoBuzz, JBJS is pleased to present another Elite Reviewer profile. 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 and are integral to the JBJS mission.

Today, we introduce Dr. R Dale Blasier, MD, FRCS(C), MBA:

R Dale Blasier, MD, FRCS(C), MBA

University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences, Little Rock, Arkansas

Years in practice: 34

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

George Thompson suggested I give it a try.

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

When an invitation to review comes in, do it right away.

What is your favorite tip or tool for maintaining a healthy work/life balance?

Early to bed, early to rise…

What has been the highlight of your career so far?

Working with residents. They keep me pumped up.

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

I’ve been reading about Elon Musk.

Interested in learning more about the JBJS Elite Reviewers program? Visit our Reviewer Resource Center.

OrthoBuzz profiles our current Elite Reviewers twice a year, in the spring and fall. Explore past and present profiles here.

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