Diane Bridges PhD, MSN, RN, CCM has been a nurse for over 30 years with experience in Obstetrics, Neonatal Nursing, Medical-Surgical Nursing, and Orthopedics. These positions included head nurse, management roles and nursing instructor. She is also a Certified Case Manager. She holds a PhD in Interprofessional Healthcare Studies from Rosalind Franklin University of Medicine and Science. Dr. Bridges is a published author on several topics: Interprofessional Education, Service Learning and Teamwork, Online Education, Interprofessional Competencies and has presented at many conferences.
Diane Bridges, PhD, MSN, RN, CCM
Assistant Dean of Distance Education and Curricular Resources
Chicago Medical School
Peer review has been identified as a critical element of the publication process. (JF Polak, 1995). However, the continued growth of scientific submissions puts an increasing burden on the demand for peer review (M. Kovanis etal., 2016). Reviewer fatigue has become evident in trying to meet the review demands(C. Fox et al., 2017). It is therefore critical that new manuscript reviewers are trained to add diversity to the mix of reviewers and increase the number of skilled reviewers to reduce the burden and control burnout of current reviewers. Reviewer development and mentorship comes in many…