How do scientists use peer review?

Peer review is a process of ensuring that new research is original and uses valid science. The submitting author’s work is put before a panel of experts in the same field, who then review the scientific work and evaluates it based on originality, quality, and validity.

What is peer review audit?

A peer review is a periodic external review of a firm’s quality control system in accounting and auditing and is also known as the AICPA’s practice monitoring program. This process strengthens a firm’s quality control and encourages firms to improve processes and to correct any flaws in their system.

Are preparation engagements subject to peer review?

The preparation engagement is not subject to peer review if the firm only performs preparation engagements. If firms have any questions or are unsure, or are accounting practices outside Pennsylvania, they should consult their state board of accountancy to determine if enrollment in peer review is required.