The College of Physicians of Philadelphia (Section on Medicine and the Arts) is pleased to announce a POETRY COMPETITION in Celebration of the Twenty-Fifth Anniversary of National Poetry Month, April 2015. The competition is open to students, health care practitioners, educators and the general public. Members of the Section on Medicine and the Arts with … Continue reading Poetry Competition
Month: December 2014
Revise and Resubmit
Writing for the Chronicle of Higher Education’s Vitae, Theresa MacPhail discusses how to respond to anonymous reviewers’ comments on your work. She advises: “After reading through a reviewer’s comments for the first time, do nothing. Or, rather, vent to yourself. Call a sympathetic friend and complain. Eat some chocolate or potato chips. Watch some bad … Continue reading Revise and Resubmit
TIME Person of the Year: Ebola Nurses
The Ebola Nurses: In their own words http://time.com/time-person-of-the-year-ebola-nurses/
CFP: LGBT Health Workforce Conference
2015 LGBT Health Workforce Conference: Building a Caring Community in the Electronic Age May 1-3, 2015, New York, NY The LGBT Health Workforce Conference provides an overview of up-to-date practices (climate and educational) in preparing the health care workforce to address the health concerns of lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgender (LGBT) communities. This conference is designed … Continue reading CFP: LGBT Health Workforce Conference
On-Line Journal Publishes Article Authored by Characters from “The Simpsons”
Would you like to be published in the same journal that accepted a manuscript written by "Margaret Simpson" and "Edna Krabappel"? If those names sound familiar, it's not because they're distinguished researchers. They're not. They're not even real people. They're characters on the long-running evening cartoon situation comedy The Simpsons. But the "editors" of an … Continue reading On-Line Journal Publishes Article Authored by Characters from “The Simpsons”
Crossing the Pubicon: Adults Only?
I got a chuckle yesterday from Jeffrey Beall's warning email about a new probably predatory online open access publisher calling itself "Pubicon." Now, Julius Caesar famously crossed the "Rubicon," and changed the course of history. But, really? "Pubicon"? Does you mother know you're using language like that? Sounds to me like the witticism of a … Continue reading Crossing the Pubicon: Adults Only?
CFP: Living Well (Conference)
Call for Papers Living Well International Conference 9-11 April 2015, York, United Kingdom Personal well- being is an achievement, it is made. Well-being requires living well. Yet what is it to live well? Proposals are welcomed that seek to understand, explore and demonstrate what living well may be and could be. The Living Well conference … Continue reading CFP: Living Well (Conference)
Why Predatory Publishing Can Be Harmful
The ever-vigilant Jeffrey Beall in a recent post on his web site ScholarlyOA reported on a case in which an unwitting journalist picked up on a spurious article published by an unreliable online open-access publisher. The journalist took the conclusions of a flawed study and presented them as a scientific consensus. Predatory online open-access publishing … Continue reading Why Predatory Publishing Can Be Harmful