I review a lot of research paper submissions. I enjoy it because I feel like I have some expertise to contribute and I feel I can help make submissions better. The peer-review system is an integral pillar of the research estate. It is one check of many to prevent bad research from being published. Realistically,
Once again, I wish I didn’t have to write this post. But I have seen these applications, so, evidently, people believe they are a good idea. So here it is: Don’t do anything weird in your application. What constitutes “weird”? This encompasses a broad range of… let’s call them “unique” decisions. Below are some examples.
Dr. Kreisler and I worked together, did research, and continue to pursue research projects together. She brings a terrific perspective on shelter medicine, a growing field of veterinary medicine.
Oh man, do I really need to write this post? I do, but not for the reason you may think. Yes, there are people who lie, and we will deal with that. The bigger problem is that, in our culture, honesty is a fluid concept with many different definitions. So let’s break them down. Brutal
Dr. Eberhardt and I worked together as “middle management” at one institution. Despite our different life philosophies, we bonded well and became great supporters of each other. He discusses his path in internal medicine, and provide perspective for those wishing to pursue a similar path.
Dr. Williams and I worked together at one institution and we had a great relationship. His enthusiasm and positivity are infectious. He shares with you a path to excellence in equine surgery.
When I was in high school, I was part of a gaming group that included one guy who was arrogant as the day is long. He thought he was the best thing since sliced bread. Yes, he was intelligent, but he wasn’t attractive or likable, and I couldn’t stand him. He never treated people as
Dr. Waitt impressed me when, on her first day on the job, she jumped right in to helping conduct an OSCE. Her positivity and enthusiasm are an inspiration to her students and peers. She discusses equine medicine and a career path to it.
I was interviewing at a university recently and someone brought up the study we did looking at internship letters of intent. They said, “Aren’t you just telling them how to write a good letter? Won’t it be formulaic? There won’t be any difference between candidates. They can just read the study and ape what others
At one institution where I worked, gossip was the game of the day, every day. The staff gossiped with the faculty who gossiped with each other. It was largely because the flow of information was terrible- there was no communication from senior leadership, so everyone speculated on what was going on. It created an unpleasant