Research in undergraduate medical students

Madhur Gupta


Undergraduate medical research aims at developing interest and competencies related to scholarly research to the budding future physicians. The perception and attitude of students towards research is one of the most important factor in determining the ratio of physician–scientists in the society. Hence it is important to tap this untapped potential and expose the undergraduates at an earlier stage in their careers to the basics of medical research. This will not only help in improving knowledge but will also improve their skills in searching and critically appraising medical literature, independent learning and writing.


Keywords: Medical Research, Undergraduate, Curriculum, Attitude.

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