Extracurricular participation in research and audit by medical students: opportunities, obstacles, motivation and outcomes.

@article{NikkarEsfahani2012ExtracurricularPI,
  title={Extracurricular participation in research and audit by medical students: opportunities, obstacles, motivation and outcomes.},
  author={Ali Nikkar-Esfahani and Aimun A. B. Jamjoom and James Edward Frankland Fitzgerald},
  journal={Medical teacher},
  year={2012},
  volume={34 5},
  pages={
          e317-24
        }
}
BACKGROUND Medical students should learn to critically evaluate research to inform future evidence-based practice. Participation in research and audit at medical school can help develop these skills whilst prompting interest in academic pursuits. AIMS We investigate medical student attitudes and participation in extracurricular research and audit focusing on their opportunities, obstacles, motivation and outcomes. METHOD A 60-item questionnaire was distributed to final-year medical students… CONTINUE READING
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