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Write an article about something you’re passionate about!

We accept articles of topics including, but not limited to public health, cellular biology, epidemiology, integrative medicine, psychology, biochemistry, nutrition, patient experience, ethics, and public policy. Writers are expected to compose well ­written articles with topics that MUST be healthcare and/or science related. We are now also accepting creative literary works about the medical field, such as poetry and personal accounts. Application form for writer proposals will be released during the second week of September.

You will be assigned one or two articles to review. Reviewers are expected to correct grammar mistakes, thoroughly check all cited sources, and write constructive criticism for the author. Reviewer applications are due September 18 for the Fall 2015 Issue.

Editor­-in-Chief

Manage the issue’s editorial and publication process including the assignment of articles and reviewers to Senior Editors, as well as the assessment of final drafts.

Create semesterly timelines and applications for editorial positions, as well as select qualified applicants for reviewer and writer positions.

Manage a semesterly writing workshop event, a group­refresher on writing and grammar skills

Vice ­President/Treasurer

­Manage the publication’s public relations, including all social media and event programming (catering, advertisement, etc.)

­Administer the Club’s budget, which involves keeping an active track of all expenditures and submitting reimbursement forms when necessary.

­Serve as co­-chairman of all meetings called upon by the president and, when the president is unable, assume all presidential responsibilities.

Senior Editor

­Manage the beginning phases of the editorial process between reviewers and writers and apply edits where necessary.

­Take an active part in club and workshop events and facilitate an ongoing dialogue through the Editor’s Choice Series, which involves a brief excerpt on a current event and its relation to a past article.

Reviewer

­Read student article drafts to detect and correct errors in spelling, punctuation and syntax.

­Verify facts, dates, and statistics using listed reference sources.

­Include a brief summary of constructive criticism per assigned article.

Writer

­Write a one to six­page double­spaced article which informs on an innovative, pressing scientific or health­related topic in an understandable way and spark dialogue within the NYU community.

­Support topic of interest with credible and scholarly sources.

Writer Proposal

https://mdrnyu.org/spring-2016-writer-proposal

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