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PM&R Knowledge NOW - Editorial Board Application

Job Description

A Knowledge NOW Editor Must:
  • Be a current Fellow member of AAPM&R in good standing
  • Be certified by ABPMR
  • Meet all pre-established deadlines relating to the peer review/editing of topics
  • Be accessible by email and phone to both fellow volunteers and AAPM&R staff to resolve issues that may arise
  • Learn how to use the online content review/editing platform (training will be provided)
  • Must have previous editorial and/or scientific writing experience

  • While reviewing a topic submission, consider existing evidence (this may require a literature review/search on PubMed) when preparing his/her comment on any inconsistencies of current work with previous research in that area
  • Confirm topic submission parameters are followed (topic templates will be provided to you), references are current and correctly cited
  • Reinforce guidelines with authors and provide professional feedback via commentary
  • Provide adequate editing/review to minimize the Editorial Board Leader’s editing
  • Participate in special projects, such as yearly Table of Contents Review and assisting to shape the future of NOW content
  • Review 4-6 clinical topic submissions annually
  • Adhere to all Editor deadlines (which requires is a 2-3 week turnaround of editor assignments)
  • Work independently up to 7-10 hours per cycle to edit/review/comment on project related items
  • Contact the Editorial Board Leader and staff when I am not able to meet deadlines
  • Complete any additional tasks/projects assigned to me
1. Do you agree to the terms listed above? *This question is required.