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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