Learn Valuable Tips from a Lancet Editor


About this video

Are you wondering how editors make decisions to accept a paper for publication?

Are you struggling with which type of information to include in the methods section?

Are you having difficulties deciding to which journal to submit your article?

Join John McConnell, Editor-in-Chief of The Lancet Infectious Diseases, to learn how to prepare a manuscript for submission to premium journals. John will answer the top 25 most frequently asked questions by authors.

About the presenter

Dr. John McConnell

Editor-in-Chief, The Lancet Infectious Diseases

John McConnell is the Editor-in-Chief. He studied clinical microbiology and parasitology at the University of East London, before spending 6 years researching septic-shock-related topics at the Royal Postgraduate Medical School, Hammersmith Hospital, London (now part of Imperial College London). He joined The Lancet in 1990, and was a peer-review editor before becoming the first editor of the journal’s website in 1996. In 2001, John McConnell was the founding editor of The Lancet Infectious Diseases. He has been a member of the organising committee of numerous conferences, and has appeared as an expert commentator on BBC, ITV, Channel 4, Sky News, Al Jazeera, CNBC, CNN, and CCTV America.