Publish or Perish: Five Steps to Navigating a Less Painful Peer Review

Carol A. Lange, Stephen R. Hammes

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This Perspective presents comments intended for junior researchers by Carol A. Lange, Editor-in-Chief, Endocrinology, and Stephen R. Hammes, former Editor-in-Chief, Molecular Endocrinology, and former co-Editor-in-Chief, Endocrinology. Principal points: 1. Know when you are ready and identify your target audience. 2. Select an appropriate journal. 3. Craft your title and abstract to capture your key words and deliver your message. 4. Tell a clear and impactful story. 5. Review, polish, and perfect your manuscript.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Article numberbqaa225
Issue number3
StatePublished - Mar 1 2021

Bibliographical note

Publisher Copyright:
© 2021 Published by Oxford University Press on behalf of the Endocrine Society 2021.


  • Manuscript
  • abstract
  • editing
  • impact factor
  • peer-review
  • publish
  • title

PubMed: MeSH publication types

  • Journal Article


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