Publishing in Medicine—Tips to Avoid Common Pitfalls

Session Agenda

Peer-reviewed medical journals are the most reliable source of information communicating important research findings to physicians, healthcare professionals, and the entire scientific community. However, preparing manuscripts as per the stipulated guidelines and publishing successfully in established medical journals could be challenging especially, for early-stage researchers. The Royal Society of Medicine in collaboration with Karger Publishers and Enago conducted an informative session for physicians to help them understand the most common errors made while drafting manuscripts and how to avoid them proficiently.

Researchers will learn:

  • Importance of a strong basis: Know your literature
  • Establishing a robust study design
  • Adhering to research and publication ethics
  • Importance of high-quality statistics
  • Significance of good academic writing skills
  • Experts tips on choosing the right journal and carefully following the manuscript submission guidelines
  • Handling peer review process professionally

Who should attend this session?

  • Early-stage researchers
  • Medical researchers
  • Health professionals

About the Speaker

Despina Sanoudou, Ph.D. (Cambridge), FACMG (Harvard)

An established researcher, public speaker, and published author, Dr. Sanoudou is an award-winning medical researcher with 178 publications in renowned medical/biomedical journals. The impact of her work is demonstrated by the 4,981+ citations that she has to her credit. She is also the recipient of more than 20 research grants. Dr. Sanoudou has worked as a coordinator for an international genomics/pharmacogenomics program and as a fellow with Genzyme and Brigham and Women’s Hospital. She was a post-doctoral fellow as well as an instructor at Harvard Medical School. As a Publication and Training Consultant with Enago Academy, she conducts webinars and workshops to help researchers understand the nuances of academic writing and publishing. To date, Dr. Sanoudou has attended >200 national and international conferences as an invited speaker, served as a peer reviewer for 41 international journals, and chaired several seminars. She is also on the editorial board of multiple international scientific journals.

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  • About the Speaker

    Dr. Despina Sanoudou

    An Award-winning medical researcher with 178 publications and extensive experience as an editor, grant reviewer, and peer reviewer of high-ranking journals

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