Leadership DIMENSIONThe Peer Review ProcessMiracle, Vickie A. EdD, RN, CCRN, CCNS, CCRCAuthor Information Vickie A. Miracle, EdD, RN, CCRN, CCNS, CCRC, is currently the editor-in-chief of Dimensions of Critical Care Nursing and is a lecturer at Bellarmine University School of Nursing in Louisville, Kentucky. Address correspondence and reprint requests to: Vickie A. Miracle, EdD, RN, CCRN, CCNS, CCRC, 424 Eastgate Village Wynde Louisville, KY 40223 ([email protected], [email protected]). Dimensions of Critical Care Nursing: March 2008 - Volume 27 - Issue 2 - p 67-69 doi: 10.1097/01.DCC.0000311597.79473.fd Buy Metrics AbstractIn Brief Scholarly journals use a peer review process when deciding whether to accept a manuscript for publication. This article will describe the peer review process, identify the qualities of a good peer review, and provide suggestions on how to become a peer reviewer. This brief article discusses many aspects of the peer review process, including its definition, the process itself, and tips on becoming a peer reviewer for a scholarly journal. © 2008 Lippincott Williams & Wilkins, Inc.