*This course is offered on our learning management system canvas, please contact mededuc@mmc.org for upcoming dates if none are listed below*

September 25, 2023 – December 8, 2023 | Online

To register for the course email Jiaqi Shi, Jiaqi.Shi@mainehealth.org

Overall Goal

The purpose of this MMC Institute for Teaching Excellence (MITE) course is to serve as a resource for health professionals who are serving or wish to serve as peer reviewers of the biomedical literature.


Learning Objectives

Upon completion of this course, participants should be able to:

1. Explain the role of peer reviews in biomedical journals.
2. Describe best practices for peer-reviewing manuscripts.
3. Apply available Health Research Reporting Guidelines (i.e., EQUATOR network) in the critique of manuscript examples.
4. Discuss the current challenges in peer-reviewing.
5. Recognize the benefits of peer reviewing (e.g., academic recognition and advancement; advancing patient care with new knowledge; intellectual curiosity and professional satisfaction).