Dr. Ander is a Professor of Emergency Medicine and Director of Undergraduate Education for Emergency Medicine at Emory University School of Medicine. He is responsible for patient care and supervision of residents, medical students, physician assistants and nurse practitioners at Grady Hospital. Dr. Ander has authored multiple journal articles, book chapters, and other publications, and he is active on numerous committees. Recently his scholarly and educational efforts have focused on inter-professional teamwork education. He serves on the Woodruff Health Science Center Interprofessional Education Council. He also serves as the liaison to Emory’s health profession programs.
Douglas Ander, MD
Emory University School of Medicine
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…