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FRM F126 - How to Get your Article Accepted in a Dermatology Journal: The Editors View

Open admission to eligible categories, no tuition or ticket


Date: Monday, March 24

CME Credits: 2.00

Location: Room 603

Time: 1:00 PM - 3:00 PM

Director: Jeffrey Phillip Callen, MD, FAAD

  • Barbara Ann Gilchrest, MD, FAAD
  • Timothy H. McCalmont, MD
  • Bruce Harris Thiers, MD, FAAD

Learning Objectives:
Following this course, the attendee should be able to:

  • Determine the appropriate journal to which to submit the manuscript.
  • Describe the editorial process.
  • Organize the content of the manuscript according to what was done, why you did it, how you did it, and what you learned.

Participants seeking to publish their work will be able to consider the editors' perspectives on the type of work that their journal prefers. Considerations for preparing a scientific manuscript will be discussed and practical tips on how to format the work into an introduction, methods, results and discussion will be provided. Other aspects of the editorial process that will be discussed include: responding to editor and reviewer comments, and appropriate use of figures and tables.


Monday, March 24
1:00 PMIntroduction / Dr. Callen
1:05 PMWhat should I consider before pushing the submit button? / All faculty
1:06 PMJournal of American Academy of Dermatology / Dr. Thiers
1:15 PMJournal of Investigative Dermatology / Dr. Gilchrest
1:25 PMJournal of Cutaneous Pathology / Dr. McCalmont
1:35 PMJAMA Dermatology / Dr. Callen
1:45 PMHow Do I Start the Manuscript Preparation? / Dr. Callen
1:55 PMHow Do I Prevent Plagiarism? / Dr. Gilchrest
2:05 PMHow Do I Prepare the Abstract? / Dr. Thiers
2:20 PMHow Do I Reply to Reviewers’ and Editors’ Comments? / Dr. McCalmont
2:35 PMThe Editor’s Role in the Editorial Process / All faculty