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Appraisal of Scholarly Activities of Medical Faculty for Career Advancement and Recognition: A Suggested Scheme in the Indian Context

N Ananthakrishnan

Keywords : Faculty career progression, Faculty scholarship,Faculty appraisal

Citation Information : Ananthakrishnan N. Appraisal of Scholarly Activities of Medical Faculty for Career Advancement and Recognition: A Suggested Scheme in the Indian Context. 2019; 2 (3):119-121.

DOI: 10.5005/jp-journals-10082-02217

License: CC BY-NC 4.0

Published Online: 00-09-2019

Copyright Statement:  Copyright © 2019; Jaypee Brothers Medical Publishers (P) Ltd.


Abstract

Assessment of medical faculty in India for career advancement and recognition still remains one-dimensional, focusing only on research output in the form of published papers of specified type in specified journals. No importance is given for other activities of faculty including teaching research, outreach, patient care, administration, and innovation. A scheme is suggested in the context of Indian medical schools giving weightages for all activities of faculty based on their disciplinary affiliation. This scheme is suggested as a model and not meant to be normative or prescriptive but as a suggestion of a wider horizon of appraisal to a fairer dimension.


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