Patients as reviewers (comment)


The "Scholarly Kitchen" blog  has posted an interview with three editors of the British Medical Journal.  The interview discusses the initiative by the BMJ to invite caretakers and patients to act as reviewers for research and articles concerning health conditions that they have personally experienced. The BMJ staff concluded that other journals would benefit from following this example.

Below is a link to the interview and an excerpt:

JOB: Wissenschaftliche/r Mitarbeiter/in (Diplomassistenz, 50%) an der Professur für Medical Humanities der Universität Fribourg/Schweiz (25.06.2018)

An der ordentlichen Professur für Medical Humanities der Universität Fribourg (Prof. Dr. phil. habil. Dr. med. habil. Martina King) ist ab 1.8.

KONF: 5th NeuroHumanities Dialogue - What is what?, Catalina (31.05.-01.06.2018), University of Catania

On May 31 and June 1 2018 the interdepartmental research centre NewHums – Neurocognitive and Humanities Studies organises the fifth NeuroHumanities Dialogue with the title “What is What?


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