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Volunteer Needed (Veterinary Surgery Editorial Review Board)

Veterinary Surgery Editorial Review Board (apply March 2024)



Volunteer on the Veterinary Surgery Editorial Review Board

 

Veterinary Surgery is seeking volunteers for the Editorial Review Board. Editorial Review Board members are expected to accept manuscript assignments and complete reviews with constructive feedback in a timely manner, ideally within two weeks of assignment. Approximately eight manuscripts will be assigned each year.


ACVAA, ACVIM, ACVR, ACVS, and ECVS Diplomates interested in serving on the Editorial Review Board are invited to submit their credentials for consideration. Preference is given to those with experience in publishing or reviewing manuscripts on topics related to veterinary surgery. If approved, new members will begin a three-year term, November 1, 2024–October 31, 2027.

 


Responsibilities: Veterinary Surgery Editorial Review Board members are responsible for reviewing manuscripts submitted to Veterinary Surgery, including all revisions of assigned manuscripts, even those that may extend beyond the three-year term. Members are expected to accept manuscript assignments and complete reviews with constructive feedback in a timely manner, ideally within two weeks of assignment.

 

Committee meetings: None

 

Workload: Moderate to heavy. An estimated seven to nine manuscripts will be assigned each year. Term of service: Three years. Terms begin November 1 and end October 31.

 

Positions available in 2024: TBD

 

Prerequisite: None; preference is given to those with experience in publishing or reviewing manuscripts on topics related to veterinary surgery. All volunteers are welcome; however, there is a particular need for the following areas of expertise: biomechanics; imaging and radiology; sports medicine/rehabilitation; epidemiology/statistics; 3D printing and implant testing; pharmacology/toxicology; kinetics/kinematic gait analysis; muscular/tendon diseases; soft tissue surgery; thoracic surgery; hepatic surgery and disease management; and spine and neurosurgery (including intracranial surgery).

 

When to apply: March 2024 

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