Turacoz Skill Development Program (TSDP) conducted a Continuous Medical Education (CME) accredited workshop at Dr Ram Mohar Lohia (RML) hospital, Delhi on 20th May 2017. The sessions were conducted by industry experts and academicians with considerable experience in publications as writers, editors, and peer-reviewers. The members on panel were Dr Vikas Dhikav (Assistant Professor, Department of Neurology, Dr. RML Hospital & PGIMER); Dr. Sudha Chandelia (pediatrics, Dr. RML Hospital & PGIMER), Dr Namrata Singh (Director and Trainer at TSDP); and Ms. Vasudha (Lead medical writer at TSDP).
The workshop focused the complete life cycle of a manuscript, editors’s perspective, tips on how to write a case report, avoid plagiarism, ethical considerations and guidelines for publication of an observational study. There was also a session on how to write a thesis paper for researchers and students.