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How the Pandemic Accelerated COVID-19 Pediatric Publications (S4:E5)

As a trusted pediatric publisher of peer-reviewed research, clinical references, patient education and coding and payment resources, the American Academy of Pediatrics (AAP) has decided to make the latest research and articles from its Pediatrics Journal related to COVID-19 available for free.

Listen to editors discuss how they accelerated their COVID-19 pediatric publications

In this episode, we discuss the unique, rapid scaling and dissemination of reliable clinical information during COVID-19 with Lewis First, MD, Editor-in-Chief of Pediatrics and Alex Kemper, MD, Deputy Editor-in-Chief of Pediatrics.

In this episode, our experts discuss:

  • The impact of the pandemic on the journal and the course of the National Conference and Exhibition this year
  • How the AAP has been able to expedite publication of Pediatrics research articles on COVID-19
  • New article collections that are quickly growing in response to the pandemic and other timely topics such as racism, mental health and vaping
  • New ways the AAP is disseminating Pediatrics journal article topics using video abstracts and social media
  • How editors ensure validity and quality in a rapid release mode
  • Ways that the editorial team reduces bias in selection of articles and reviewers
  • The importance of submitting unique COVID-19 articles to AAP in a timely manner since things are changing so quickly