ACCP Webinar | How to be a Great Journal Peer Reviewer

ACCP Webinar - How to be a GREAT Journal Peer Reviewer

Why is this article important to your practice? 

At the completion of this webinar participants will have a strong understanding and the skills to properly review a scientific manuscript, a professional competency applicable to journal peer reviewing across professions. Topics to be covered include: why one should serve as peer reviewer; the purpose of manuscript reviews; aspects of a great review; when to decline a review; confidentiality; a technical guide for reviews for each section of the manuscript; and writing the review.  

Target Audience: 

Researchers, Physicians, Pharmacists, and other professionals requiring training in the professional competencies of peer reviewing. 

Learning Objectives: 

After completing this activity, the learner will be able to:

  1. Describe why the peer review process is important;
  2. Explain how to review various sections of a scientific manuscript;
  3. Identify elements of writing a review that will be of benefit to the authors and to the Editor of the Journal.

Joseph S. Bertino, Jr, PharmD, FCP, FCCP


Bertino Consulting

Dr. Joseph S. Bertino is currently a Principal at Bertino Consulting. He is an Associate Professor of Pharmacology at the College of Physicians and Surgeons, Columbia University, and an Adjunct Associate Professor at the University at Buffalo School of Pharmacy.  He is also an Honorary Professor, Hanoi University of Pharmacy and a Distinguished Professor of the Hai Phong University of Medicine and Pharmacy. He has published over 100 original research papers, review articles and book chapters including work in the area of antimicrobial pharmacokinetics, pharmacodynamics and toxicity, drug-drug interactions, general clinical pharmacology, vaccine pharmacology and the application of pharmacogenetics and pharmacogenomics to the drug development process. He serves as the Editor-in-Chief of The Journal of Clinical Pharmacology.

David J. Greenblatt, MD


Tufts Univ School of Medicine

Dr. David J. Greenblatt holds the Louis Lasagna, MD, Endowed Professorship at Tufts University School of Medicine, in the Department of Immunology, and is a Senior Faculty Member in the Graduate Program in Pharmacology & Experimental Therapeutics at the Sackler School of Graduate Biomedical Sciences at Tufts University. He also holds appointments as Professor of Psychiatry, Medicine and Anesthesia. He has previously served as Chair of the Department of Pharmacology and Experimental Therapeutics, Program Director and Associate Program Director of the institution’s Clinical/Translational Research Center (formerly the General Clinical Research Center) and Chair of the Institutional Review Board. He is Editor-in-Chief of Clinical Pharmacology in Drug Development, a journal of the American College of Clinical Pharmacology. He also is Co-Editor-in-Chief, with Dr. Richard I. Shader, of the Journal of Clinical Psychopharmacology.


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