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Mentor of the Month Series: How to Review a Manuscript from an Editor's Perspective?

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The Resident and Fellow Education Committee of the Society for Surgery of the Alimentary Tract (SSAT) is committed to the education of surgical trainees and has many initiatives to connect the candidate members with the leadership of the society. This month, the Mentor of the Month series features Dr. Timothy Pawlik MD, MPH, MTS, PhD. Dr. Pawlik received his medical degree from Tufts University School of Medicine and surgical training at the University of Michigan. He also spent 2 years at the Massachusetts General Hospital as a surgical oncology research fellow and went for an advanced training in surgical oncology at The University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center in Houston. Dr. Pawlik is currently the Chair of Surgery, Urban Meyer III and Shelley Meyer Chair for Cancer Research, and the Surgeon in Chief at The Ohio State University Wexner Medical Center. He is discussing his path to becoming co-editor in Chief of the Journal of Gastrointestinal Surgery, how to get involved as a reviewer for the journal, and how to critically review a manuscript.

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Name: Journal of gastrointestinal surgery : official journal of the Society for Surgery of the Alimentary Tract
ISSN: 1873-4626
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