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World J Hepatol. Jan 27, 2020; 12(1): 1-5
Published online Jan 27, 2020. doi: 10.4254/wjh.v12.i1.1
Meeting report of the editorial board meeting for World Journal of Hepatology 2019
Ruo-Yu Ma
Ruo-Yu Ma, Editing and Publishing Development Department, Editorial Office, Baishideng Publishing Group Inc, Pleasanton, CA 94566, United States
Author contributions: Ma RY contributed to organizing the editorial board meeting, making the meeting minutes, drafting and revising this manuscript.
Conflict-of-interest statement: Ma RY has nothing to disclose.
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Corresponding author: Ruo-Yu Ma, MSc, Director, Editing and Publishing Development Department, Editorial Office, Baishideng Publishing Group Inc, 7041 Koll Center Parkway, Suite 160, Pleasanton, CA 94566, United States. r.y.ma@wjgnet.com
Received: December 10, 2019
Peer-review started: December 10, 2019
First decision: December 17, 2019
Revised: December 17, 2019
Accepted: December 19, 2019
Article in press: December 19, 2019
Published online: January 27, 2020
Core Tip

Core tip: The first editorial board meeting of the World Journal of Hepatology (WJH) was held on November 8, 2019 in Boston, MA, United States. During the meeting, the attendees discussed about the future strategy of the development of the WJH. Many new ideas, including for the business aspect and the scientific aspect, were proposed. Both the editorial office and the editorial board will make efforts based on this discussion to bring the WJH to the next level.