Do medical students (undergraduates) need to learn research?

Knowledge, attitude, practice, and barriers toward research among medical students: A cross-sectional questionnaire-based survey. Pallamparthy S, Basavareddy A. Perspect Clin Res. 2019 Apr-Jun;10(2):73-78. doi: 10.4103/picr.PICR_1_18. ; PMID: 31008073; PMCID: PMC6463502. This is an article after my heart! The authors voice our sentiments, when they say that medical students should be trained in the methods of […]

Dr Avinash Supe helps validate my thoughts for QMed!

In April, I had a great meeting with Dr Avinash Supe – one that lasted almost for an hour. I have known Dr Supe since around 1999/2000, and he has been a friend and well-wisher for years – something that I am very grateful for. When I met him in April, he helped me validate my thoughts, dreams for QMed, […]

5th National Level Management Development Program on Data Analysis through SPSS – 9th May to 11th May 2019

School of Commerce Studies, Jain (Deemed-to-be University) is organizing 5th National Level Management Development Program on Data Analysis through SPSS from 9 to 11 May 2019 The program focus will be on basics of Data Analysis and basic Statistical Techniques, Artificial Neural Networks and (SEM) Structural Equation Modeling through AMOS (Analysis of Moment Structures). This […]

PubMed Labs

PubMed Labs is a test site where the NLM/NCBI are experimenting with new features and tools that may eventually incorporate in PubMed.  They are looking for inputs on these features / tools and the final incorporation will be based on the inputs they receive – so what you see today may get included as it […]

Framing the title and abstract of your paper

Writing the title and abstract for a research paper: Being concise, precise, and meticulous is the key Tullu MS. Saudi J Anaesth. 2019 Apr;13(Suppl 1):S12-S17. doi: 10.4103/sja.SJA_685_18. Have you come across titles / abstracts from search results that sounded very promising, but when you read the article, the content did not match what you first saw? […]