“Publication Challenges and Ethical Issues During the COVID-19” webinar held on September 4th, 2020
This webinar was held with the participation of speakers from Iran and other countries, focusing on the challenges of writing and publishing articles in prestigious journals and Ethical considerations during the Corona period. The webinar, which was held online and live, was well received by a large number of domestic and foreign participants, with 214 people watching the webinar live.
In this webinar, Dr. Edward C. Benzel, Emeritus Chairman of Neurosurgery at Cleveland Clinic, delivered a speech entitled: “Writing a Neurosurgical Manuscript: Style, Quality, and Doing. What’s Right?” provided comprehensive explanations about the style and quality of writing articles related to neurosurgery.
The other speaker was Dr. Zahid Hussain Khan, a senior professor at TUMS in the field of anesthesia and the Director of the Neuroanesthesiology Fellowship Program, in his speech entitled “Fast Tracked Publications & Ethical Concerns in the COVID Era”
spoke about concerns regarding publishing articles and ethical issues during the Corona era.
Other topic covered in this webinar was about the method of writing article abstracts and how to present virtual conferences, which was presented by Dr. Andrei V. Alexandrov, a professor at UTHSC.
Also Dr. Javadi, a Neurosurgeon and Director of the Neurology Residency Program at Imam Khomeini Hospital, Dr. Mortazavi, Director and Founder of the California Institute of Neuroscience, and Dr. Shane Tubbs, Professor of Neurosurgery at the University of Louisiana, respectively lectured on the scientific index of articles, the emergence of interactive conversations, and ways to increase the likelihood of articles being published.
The list of speakers of this webinar and the title of their speech were as follows:
1. Dr. Edward C. Benzel, MD, FAA
"Writing a Neurosurgical Manuscript: Style, Quality, and Doing What’s Right"
2. Dr. Zahid Hussain Khan, MD, FCCM
"Fast tracked Publications & Ethical Concerns in the COVID Era"
3. Dr. Andrei V. Alexandrov, MD
"How to Write an Abstract and Present at a Virtual Conference"
4. Dr. S. Amir Javadi, MD, PhD
"The Real Value of Scientific Indices in publication"
5. Dr. Martin M Mortazavi, MD, FICS
"Emergence of Interactive Talks"
6. Dr. R. Shane Tubbs, MS, PA-C, PhD
"How to Maximize Getting Your Paper Published"
It should be noted that the Appraise to Raise project is one of the new programs of the TUMS Directorate of International Relations after the Corona epidemic, designed with the approach of developing virtual academic activities and gaining new experiences in the field of internationalization.