Apply for the Journal CHEST® Early Career Editorial Board Member Program
Early career chest medicine professionals who are within 15 years of their terminal university degree are invited to apply for the Journal CHEST Early Career Editorial Board Member Program. Working directly under the guidance of a journal CHEST associate editor, Early Career Editorial Board program members participate in a breadth of publishing responsibilities, including reviewing journal submissions, providing feedback on manuscripts, making recommendations regarding final decisions on content, and more.
During the 12-month term, Journal CHEST Early Career Editorial Board Program members influence and shape what’s published in this prestigious journal while broadening their knowledge of scholarly medical publishing, including improving their understanding of manuscript review, ethics, and strategy. Program members also deepen their learning through regular editorial board meetings and educational sessions with the journal’s deputy editors.
Hear from past Journal CHEST Early Career Editorial Board Program members
“Between a curriculum that is handpicked to provide invaluable resources, being mentored by and working alongside the topic experts in the field, and having guest lectures and discussions from some of the top editors in medicine, the Journal CHEST® Early Career Editorial Board [program] creates an unparalleled experience.”
–Adam Lang, PharmD
“Participating in the Journal CHEST® Early Career Editorial Board program has improved my manuscript reviewing skills. Having a dedicated mentor and discussing editorial topics on a monthly basis is a definite benefit.”
—Mary Jo S. Farmer, MD, PhD, FCCP
Submit your application
The application deadline has been extended to October 2, 2023. New board members will be notified in December 2023.