Seminar and discussion: “Gender bias in academic publishing,” Rebecca Cooney, The Lancet, Sept. 19

From the numbers of women reviewers to the editorial process and how contributions to research are valued, gender bias exists along the publishing pipeline.

Department of Emergency Medicine
Grand Rounds:
Gender Bias in Academic Publishing
Wednesday, Sept. 19, 9 to 10 a.m.
Doernbecher Children’s Hospital
Vey Auditorium, 11th floor

Panel discussion:
The view from the editor’s desk: Insight into academic medical publishing
Wednesday, Sept. 19, noon to 1 p.m.
School of Nursing, auditorium 144 

North American Executive Editor of The Lancet, Rebecca E. Cooney, Ph.D., will deliver a talk on gender bias in academic publishing and how The Lancet is working to address these issues and influence the broader scientific medical community. She then will lead a panel discussion on academic medical publishing.

Prior to joining The Lancet family in 2012, Cooney worked as an associate and assistant editor at The Annals of New York Academy of Sciences. Cooney received her doctorate in psychology from Stanford University in 2007 and subsequently trained as a fellow in child and adolescent psychiatry at Columbia University where she studied the neural basis of mood and anxiety disorders.

Sponsored by the Center for Policy and Research in Emergency Medicine, School of Medicine, and the Division of Hematology and Oncology, Knight Cancer Institute and School of Medicine.

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