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How to Get Involved

There are multiple avenues to get involved with the RAS-JACS Journal Club.

Join the Discussion

The easiest way is to participate online during the Journal Club discussion. Remember that the discussion can be directed to the most important topics for RAS followers, so don’t hesitate to get involved and bring up topics that pertain to your clinical interest. Voting during the polling is only available through Twitter and requires a Twitter account. However, the discussion is publicly viewable through the @RASACS Twitter account. #RASJACS can be used to locate Journal Club related content on Twitter and find the most up to date conversation.

Become a Journal Club Reviewer

If you are a RAS member who is interested in taking on a more active role within the Journal Club, we have a committee of up to 30 individuals who review JACS articles and develop discussion topics as well as stimulate discussion. Article reviewers serve a term of two years, and terms can be renewed if positions are available. If you are interested in joining the RAS-JACS Journal Club as a reviewer, please e-mail rasjacsarticles@gmail.com. To be a Journal Club reviewer, you must be a RAS member and have a Twitter account.

Serve on the RAS-JACS Executive Committee

Members of the RAS-JACS Journal Club review group will have the opportunity to become a member of the Executive Committee of the RAS-JACS Journal Club, which includes positions of Chair, Vice-Chair, and Secretary. Executive Committee duties include effectively communicating with the RAS Communications Committee and the JACS Editorial Board—who oversee the activity of the RAS-JACS Journal Club—and by coordinating the processes required for Journal Club article selection and discussion. Both the Chair and Vice-Chair positions are appointed as RAS liaisons to the JACS Editorial Board and require annual reporting to RAS and JACS leadership at the annual ACS Clinical Congress.