In keeping with its mission of excellence in residency education, the Department of Surgery has formed the Residency Writing Program. This program provides residents who wish to publish academic manuscripts with support in the form of literature reviews, manuscript formatting advice, general writing assistance, access to surgery outcome data and statistical analysis. The following links provide some guidance with respect to writing effective manuscripts.
Anatomy of a Paper
How to Write a Research Paper
Clinical Research: A Practical Guide
Seven Easy Steps to Publishing
Writing an Abstract
Writing Good Abstracts
Advice for Grad Students — II [writing issues for science graduate students]
Despite Warnings, Biomedical Scholars Cite Hundreds of Retracted Papers
Retracted Publications in Biomedicine: Cause for Concern
Guide to Publication
For more information or to schedule an appointment to discuss a potential writing project, contact Linda Combs, Academic Support Services Director.