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World J Hepatol. Feb 27, 2021; 13(2): 162-165
Published online Feb 27, 2021. doi: 10.4254/wjh.v13.i2.162
Meeting report of the editorial board meeting for World Journal of Hepatology 2021
Li Ma, Xiang Li
Li Ma, Xiang Li, Editorial Office, Baishideng Publishing Group Inc, Pleasanton, CA 94566, United States
Author contributions: Ma L contributed to taking meeting minutes and drafting and revising this manuscript; Li X contributed to organizing the meeting and revising the manuscript.
Conflict-of-interest statement: None declared.
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Corresponding author: Li Ma, PhD, Vice Editor-in-Chief, Editorial Office, Baishideng Publishing Group Inc, 7041 Koll Center Parkway, Suite 160, Pleasanton, CA 94566, United States. l.ma@wjgnet.com
Received: February 5, 2021
Peer-review started: February 5, 2021
First decision: February 10, 2021
Revised: February 17, 2021
Accepted: February 19, 2021
Article in press: February 19, 2021
Published online: February 27, 2021
Core Tip

Core Tip: The 2021 World Journal of Hepatology editorial board meeting was held on January 16, 2021. The meeting goal was to brief board members on journal performance and gather ideas for journal development in 2021. The discussion focused on (1) improving journal quality by building editorial; (2) improving board engagement by establishing a clear policy and consistent communications; (3) improving peer review quality and efficiency; and (4) refining current journal marketing strategy.