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November 25, 1974

Peer Review: Tutor or Judge?

Author Affiliations

From the Department of Psychiatry, University of Rochester School of Medicine and Dentistry, Rochester, NY.

JAMA. 1974;230(8):1161-1163. doi:10.1001/jama.1974.03240080043026

For elitism to masquerade as peer review, for its direction to be that of adjudicative control, and for it to do so under the guise of education is common currency. It is incongruous with classical peer review and quite interdicts the bright promise afforded by a distinctly educational perspective.

(JAMA 230:1161-1163, 1974)