David B. Sykes, MD, PhD

    David B. Sykes, MD, PhD

    Assistant professor of medicine at Harvard Medical School in Boston, Massachusetts
    • Perish to Publish: Repeated Episodes of Peer Rejection During the Publication Process Monday, April 1st, 2019

      In adults – sensitive adults, in particular – who consider themselves academics, repeated episodes of peer rejection can have serious emotional repercussions. We (David B. Sykes, MD, PhD, and Darren N. Nichols, MD) experienced multiple repeated episodes of peer rejection, or MREPR, in our attempt to publish a 1,200-word essay in the medical education literature.1 [...]

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