What you learn
You will gain insights into what editors look for in a research manuscript
You will understand the different sections of the manuscript
You will experience the editing process through the eyes of an editor
You will discover what to include in specific sections of your manuscript
Preparing manuscripts that adhere to strictly stipulated guidelines and getting your work published in established journals can be a challenge, not just for early-career researchers but also for seasoned authors. Watch and listen to a medical editor, who has edited/reviewed and formatted manuscripts for submission to top journals as she does a detailed live edit of an actual manuscript by walking you through its various sections. In this 60 minute certified experiential session, Rebecca Ambrose, a BELS-certified editor who has reviewed/edited over 4000 papers, will walk you through an actual manuscript, focus on errors that could have been avoided, and give you tips and guidelines to enhance the overall readability of the manuscript.