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JACC Peer Review Certificate Program

Welcome to the JACC Peer Review Certificate Program!

The field of cardiovascular medicine is constantly evolving, with groundbreaking discoveries and innovative therapies emerging at a rapid pace. Peer review plays a vital role in ensuring the quality, accuracy, and impact of cardiovascular research, enabling the advancement of medical knowledge and the delivery of optimal patient care.

This comprehensive course has been carefully crafted to equip you with the essential skills and expertise needed to become an effective peer reviewer in the realm of cardiovascular research. This course covers a broad range of topics, including the evaluation of cardiovascular peer reviewed manuscripts, understanding basic and advanced statistical methodologies, and the clinical implications of research findings.

You will have the opportunity to engage with esteemed experts in the field, learn from their wealth of knowledge and experience and develop the essential skills to provide valuable, constructive feedback to authors, helping shape the future of cardiovascular medicine.

By mastering the art of peer review in cardiovascular research, you will not only contribute to the advancement of the field but also enhance your own professional growth. Your expertise as a peer reviewer will be highly regarded, opening doors to collaborative opportunities, strengthening your network within the cardiovascular research community, and establishing yourself as a trusted authority in the field.

We are excited to have you join us on this transformative journey of advancing cardiovascular research through expert review and the JACC Journals. Together, let's strive for excellence in evaluating research, ensuring the highest standards of quality, accuracy, and patient-centeredness in cardiovascular investigations. Get ready to make a lasting impact on the future of cardiovascular medicine, one review at a time!

Program Components

Educational Modules
A collection of short modules on bias, study design, statistics, and structuring a high-quality peer review.

Practice Peer Reviews of Manuscripts
Evaluate initial drafts of real JACC manuscript submissions and compare your assessment of their strengths and weaknesses to the original peer reviewers' assessments.

Final Assessment
Provide your own peer review of a sample manuscript. Your peer review will be evaluated by a JACC Editor who will score your review based on a standard rubric, which is described in the educational modules. The Editor will provide a pass/fail score and add comments on your final peer review submission. Participants who do not achieve a passing score on the first attempt may submit a second final assessment.

Program participants must have completed the program by December 31, 2023.

Availability: On-Demand
Expires on Jul 20, 2026
Cost: $299.00
Credit Offered:
5.5 CME Credits
5.5 ABIM-MOC Points
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