267558 Submitting the Paper

Saturday, October 27, 2012 : 3:00 PM - 3:30 PM

Jill Waalen, MD, MPH , The Scripps Translational Science Institute, La Jolla, CA
The concluding section of the course will describe tips on how to submit your paper to a journal. It will go over submission requirements, conflicts of interest disclosure, how to write a cover letter, what to expect after submission, how to revise a paper, and reasons why articles are rejected.

Learning Areas:
Communication and informatics
Epidemiology
Public health or related public policy
Public health or related research

Learning Objectives:
1. Describe the submission process; 2. Discuss what happens at a journal once a manuscript is submitted; 3. Identify reasons for rejection or acceptance of a manuscript.

Presenting author's disclosure statement:

Qualified on the content I am responsible for because: I am Deputy Editor of the American Journal of Preventive Medicine and have worked as a writer and editor for numerous other journals and medical publications over the last 20 years. I have also conducted other science writing workshops at national meetings, most recently at the CDCís BRFSS conference.
Any relevant financial relationships? Yes

Name of Organization Clinical/Research Area Type of relationship
The Scripps Research Institute Epidemiology Employment (includes retainer)

I agree to comply with the American Public Health Association Conflict of Interest and Commercial Support Guidelines, and to disclose to the participants any off-label or experimental uses of a commercial product or service discussed in my presentation.