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peer review

n. an examination and evaluation of the performance of a professional or technician by a board or committee made up of people in the same occupation. This may arise in determining whether a person has been legitimately discharged, denied promotion or penalized by an employer, or is found to have failed to meet minimum standards of performance and is thus liable in a lawsuit claiming damages due to negligence.

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Major changes to the AICPA Standards for Performing and Reporting on Peer Reviews will become effective for peer reviews starting on or after Jan.
Additionally, the entire peer-review process has been attacked in recent years because of several articles, replete with bad science, that managed to get through peer review and were published in reputable journals.
In the course of research, we have also reevaluated and reaffirmed our policy of double-blind peer review for reasons to be detailed herein.
And, if they are falsely accused, they often mistakenly believe that the truth and the facts will exonerate them if they are subjected to peer review.
Recently, we have peer reviewed each other in the administration of the in-class peer review workshops we organize at our respective colleges, and we have come to this conclusion: despite stylistic and institutional differences, writing workshops address both the practical and philosophical challenges of peer review when they draw students, tutors, faculty, and writing center directors into an authentic conversation about what peer review is and how it works.
44) The court found that the legislative history of HCQIA indicated Congress's explicit rejection of the notion that strict confidentiality of peer reviews was necessary to promote quality health care.
The draft culminates several years of work in which special task forces and the AICPA Board of Directors thoroughly reviewed the current AICPA Peer Review Program to ensure it was meeting the original goals for which it was created--continually enhancing the quality of accounting, auditing and attestation services performed by AICPA members in public practice.
Peer reviews are produced through virtual work together.
It will also point out that these files contain not only formal peer reviews but also "informal supplementary communication[s]" with the reviewers, such as informal letters and records of phone discussions.
Instructors can access the Assignment Library, which provides them with pre-built writing assignments and matching peer review assignments.
The CalCPA peer review program notifies firms in the last month of their peer review year to complete a Peer Review Scheduling form, available at www.
Ian Dingwall, Chief Accountant of the Employee Benefit Security Administration at the Department of Labor, will serve as the keynote speaker for the AICPA Peer Review Conference to be held Nov.