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World J Diabetes. Dec 15, 2021; 12(12): 1969-1978
Published online Dec 15, 2021. doi: 10.4239/wjd.v12.i12.1969
Meeting report of the chief editorial board meeting for World Journal of Diabetes 2021
Jin-Lei Wang, Jia-Ping Yan, Xiang Li, Md Shahidul Islam, Jian-Bo Xiao, Lu Cai, Na Ma, Li Ma, Lian-Sheng Ma
Jin-Lei Wang, Jia-Ping Yan, Xiang Li, Na Ma, Li Ma, Lian-Sheng Ma, Baishideng Publishing Group Inc, Pleasanton, CA 94566, United States
Md Shahidul Islam, Department of Biochemistry, School of Life Sciences, University of KwaZulu-Natal (Westville Campus), Durban 4000, South Africa
Jian-Bo Xiao, Faculty of Sciences, Department of Analytical and Food Chemistry, Nutrition and Bromatology Group, Universidade de Vigo, Ourense 32004, Spain
Lu Cai, Pediatric Research Institute, Department of Pediatrics, University of Louisville, Louisville, KY 40202, United States
Author contributions: Wang JL analyzed the data and drafted the manuscript; Yan JP, Li X, Ma N and Ma L contributed to organizing the meeting; Islam MS is the original contributor of Figure 9; Islam MS, Xiao JB, Cai L, and Ma LS proofread the manuscript.
Conflict-of-interest statement: None declared.
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Corresponding author: Lian-Sheng Ma, Founder, CEO, Baishideng Publishing Group Inc, 7041 Koll Center Parkway, Suite 160, Pleasanton, CA 94566, United States. l.s.ma@baishideng.com
Received: December 14, 2021
Peer-review started: December 14, 2021
First decision: December 15, 2021
Revised: December 15, 2021
Accepted: December 15, 2021
Article in press: December 15, 2021
Published online: December 15, 2021
Core Tip

Core Tip: The 2021 World Journal of Diabetes editorial board meeting was held on November 9, 2021. The meeting goal was to brief Editors-in-Chiefs (EiCs) on the journal’s performance, discuss issues of concerns of the EiCs, and gather ideas for the journal’s development in 2022. The discussion focused on: (1) Who should and how to control the academic quality of the manuscripts; (2) How the EiCs perform their responsibilities; and (3) The distinctive and shared responsibilities of the publisher and the EiCs.