Talk:WikiJournal of Medicine/Editors

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This is a page to discuss the proposed current applications to join the editorial board or as an associate editor of the WikiJournal of Medicine.
To see open applications across all WikiJournals, see this page.

New applications should be made below. Please see the relevant bylaws, ethics requirements for editorial board members, and ethics requirements for associate editors for eligibility, powers, duties and voting.

Apply to the editorial Board

Apply to be an associate editor

As per the journal bylaws, an editorial board member or associate editor is elected after a majority vote, counting after 7 days of voting, by the following electorate:

  • Current editorial board members.
  • Peer reviewers who have completed at least one peer review of WikiJournal of Medicine.
  • Editors with at least 30 edits to WikiJournal of Medicine pages.
  • Not an individual voting for herself/himself.

After fulfillment of the above, any current editorial board member can execute the acceptance, by copy-pasting {{subst:WikiJournal accepted board member}} or {{subst:WikiJournal accepted associate editor}} underneath the votes.

Associate editor application of James Bibey[edit source]

James Bibey 2nd Year Medical Student
Areas of expertise: General medicine (basic anatomy, physiology, biochemistry, statistics, ethics)

Relevant experience:

Professional - Maths lecturing, anatomical prosection preparation.
Publishing - N/A
Open - Significant editing history on English Wikipedia (primarily medicine and anatomy), Wikimedia Commons, and Wikidata under username "Bibeyjj".

I confirm that I will act in accordance with the policies of the WikiJournal of Medicine. Bibeyjj (discusscontribs) 19:23, 24 September 2021 (UTC)Reply[reply]

  • They seem a good candidate for assoc editor status, and it would be useful experience for them as well as helpful skills for us. We've been a bit stalled on applications over the last year, so it will be good to get organised again. T.Shafee(Evo﹠Evo)talk 11:59, 11 June 2022 (UTC)Reply[reply]
I agree. I made an entry on the user's talk page whether he's still interested. If so, I think we can go ahead and approve this application. Mikael Häggström (discusscontribs) 15:52, 16 June 2022 (UTC)Reply[reply]
I haven't heard back from the wiki talk page, so I sent an email through the wiki system as well. Mikael Häggström (discusscontribs) 03:13, 2 August 2022 (UTC)Reply[reply]

Editorial board application of Luis Rafael Moscote-Salazar[edit source]

Luis Rafael Moscote-Salazar MD (website)
Areas of expertise: Neurosurgery, Neurotrauma, Stroke, Neurointervention, Neurocritical Care, Neurointervention, Evidence Based Medicine

Relevant experience:

Professional - Neurosurgeon graduated from the University of Cartagena, Founder of the Colombian Clinical Research Group in Neurocritical Care and Co-founder of the Latinamerican Council of Neurocritical Care (CLaNi). Research communication, research leadership, mentorship.
Publishing - Experience with publishing in peer-reviewed journals (see Google Scholar profile. Peer-reviewer for several international journals in Neurosurgery and Medicine (see Publons profile).
Open -

I confirm that I will act in accordance with the policies of the WikiJournal of Medicine. NeuroQuimbaya (discuss) 2022-07-12

No details were provided, so I have contacted the applicant to request that they add more information. T.Shafee(Evo﹠Evo)talk 01:27, 7 July 2022 (UTC)Reply[reply]
I've updated the application above with the new replacement information that they sent through. T.Shafee(Evo﹠Evo)talk 03:55, 13 July 2022 (UTC)Reply[reply]
Pending more specific presentation. I'm tending towards support, as the applicant seems active in research and publishing according to orcid ([1]). I think it is appropriate to let him join us. Mikael Häggström (discusscontribs) 03:12, 2 August 2022 (UTC)Reply[reply]
Dr. Moscote-Salazar, some questions that have been raised are:
  • Would you be able to provide a webpage or other presentation about yourself? The link provided ( directs to a more general website.
  • Could you provide one or two sentences of what motivates you to join WikiJMed?
  • Would you be willing to begin contributing as an associate editor? The tasks can be described here: WikiJournal_of_Medicine/Associate_editors. We feel we can really need some help with peer review coordination, and you'll have the opportunity to later become promoted to editorial board membership.
Mikael Häggström (discusscontribs) 02:11, 11 August 2022 (UTC)Reply[reply]

Editorial board application of Athikhun Suwannakhan[edit source]

Athikhun Suwannakhan PhD (website)
Areas of expertise: Clinical anatomy, medical imaging, medical education, systematic reviews and meta-analyses

Relevant experience:

Professional - Lecturer in Anatomy at Faculty of Science, Mahidol University, Bangkok
Publishing - As of August 2022, I have published 19 research articles and peer-reviewed 52 times for 13 journals.
Open - I am an advocate of the Wikimedia Movement and I have represented Wikimedia Thailand at various international Wikimedia events.

I confirm that I will act in accordance with the policies of the WikiJournal of Medicine. -Athikhun.suw (discusscontribs) 00:23, 8 August 2022 (UTC)Reply[reply]

Result: Accepted into the editorial board. Mikael Häggström (discusscontribs) 01:24, 14 November 2022 (UTC)Reply[reply]

Next steps (add DONE or {{Done}} after someone has performed the task):
  1. YesY Done Send a welcome message and confirm their preferred email address (usually in their provided website link, else via Special:EmailUser)
  2. YesY Done Onboarding email template
  3. YesY Done Copy their information over to editorial board page using the {{WikiJournal editor summary}} template
  4. YesY Done Add their name and start data to the relevant editorial board on wikidata
  5. YesY Done Direct-add them to the WJMboard mailing list (via this link) which will grant them access to the private page only visible to board members
  6. __ Welcome them at the WJMboard mailing list so that they are informed
  7. __ Finally, move the application to this year's archive page