Peer review is an essential part of scientific publishing and we really value the contribution of our reviewers. To encourage good standards of peer review, we offer Continuing Medical Education (CME) points for the best reviews.
Browse the sections below to discover how you can become a reviewer for BMJ.

Volunteering for review

Our journals depend on our bank of reviewers to assess the quality and usefulness of the 47,000 manuscripts we receive each year.  [ … ]

How to review

The essential points to remember when conducting a review for BMJ.  [ … ]

Guidance from the Editor-in-Chief

The essential points to remember when conducting a review for BMJ.  [ … ]

Rewards for reviewers

Peer review must often seem like a thankless task, but without it journals could not survive. BMJ values reviewers and wants to encourage good standards of review, here are some of the rewards that we offer.  [ … ]

Terms and conditions

The conditions which apply to reviews of manuscripts for BMJ journals are set out in this section.  [ … ]