Surviving peer review

At the end of this module the learner will be able to understand:

  • How to submit an article
  • Typical author journey through the peer review process
  • Roles and responsibilities of authors, editors, and reviewers during peer review
  • Why ORCID (open researcher and contributor ID) is useful
  • What peer reviewers do
  • How to respond to comments and revise the manuscript
  • What happens after manuscript acceptance
  • How to approve proofs
  • Working with the media
  • Using social media to disseminate research
  • When to respond to post publication peer review.

Written by:

Trish Groves

Biography :

Trish Groves is head of research at BMJ and editor-in-chief of BMJ Open.


Accreditor credit Accreditation statement
BMJ 4 credits, 4:00 hours BMJ has assigned 4 hours of CPD/CME credit to this module.
BMJ Learning 1 credit, 1:00 hour BMJ Learning has assigned one hour of credit to this module

Release date

26 Jan 2016

Last updated

26 Jan 2016