Expanding medical editorship

  • Alvin S Concha Southern Philippines Medical Center

Abstract

Communicating systematic inquiry reports, article reviews, and opinions on health care services to different stakeholders is necessary for the effective utilization of newly generated knowledge in the field. A journal article is a communication piece. It is a synthesis of existing knowledge, description of an inquiry process, new generated knowledge, and updated arguments—all packaged together as the author’s message to the readers. The editor brokers the interface of the author and the readers. More specifically, the editor ensures that the readers receive the message that the author wants to convey. A good part of a journal’s success, therefore, relies on the composition of the editorial team and on the editing process. Read more...
Published
Dec 27, 2017
Section
Editorial

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