Special ArticlesCollaborative Writing Projects: Set Yourself up for SuccessCatanzano, Tara MD∗; Robbins, Jessica B. MD†; Schwartz, Fides R. MD‡; Rajiah, Prabhakar MBBS, MD, FRCR§; Wang, Sherry S. MBBS∥; Nandwana, Sadhna MD¶; Soloff, Erik V. MD#; Folio, Les R. DO, MPH, FAOCR, FSABI∗∗,††Author Information From the ∗University of Massachusetts Medical School–Baystate, Springfield, MA †Faculty Development and Enrichment, University of Wisconsin School of Medicine and Public Health, Madison, WI ‡Duke Department of Radiology, Durham, NC §Mayo Clinic, Rochester, MN ∥Department of Radiology and Imaging Sciences, University of Utah, Salt Lake City, UT ¶Department of Radiology and Imaging Sciences, Emory University, Atlanta, GA #Department of Radiology, University of Washington, Seattle, WA ∗∗Radiology and Imaging and Sciences, Clinical Center, National Institutes of Health, Radiology, Bethesda, MD ††George Washington University Hospital, Washington, DC. Received for publication February 5, 2021; accepted May 18, 2021. Correspondence to: Tara Catanzano, MD, University of Massachusetts Medical School–Baystate, 759 Chestnut Street, Springfield, MA 01199 (e-mail: [email protected]). L.F. has patented (with no royalties) “radiographic marker that displays upright angle on portable x-rays” (US Patent 9,541,822 B2) and “multigrayscale universal CT window” (US Patent 8,406,493 B2). He also has a research agreement with Philips Healthcare and receives author royalties from Springer. Funding statement: Administrative time for this research was supported in part by the NIH Clinical Center Intramural Research Program. The authors declare no conflict of interest. Journal of Computer Assisted Tomography: 7/8 2021 - Volume 45 - Issue 4 - p 495-499 doi: 10.1097/RCT.0000000000001187 Buy Metrics Abstract This article will review critical components for the successful completion of a multi-institution, multiauthor collaborative paper. Best practices for the creation and publication of a collaborative paper will be addressed. Copyright © 2021 Wolters Kluwer Health, Inc. All rights reserved.