Scientific production of medical school students at a private institution: a cross-sectional study

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  • Samantha Almeida Máximo União Metropolitana para o Desenvolvimento da Educação e Cultura – UNIME (Lauro de Freitas). Bahia, Brasil. https://orcid.org/0000-0002-4955-3111
  • Alice Santos Bastos União Metropolitana para o Desenvolvimento da Educação e Cultura – UNIME (Lauro de Freitas). Bahia, Brasil. https://orcid.org/0000-0003-3539-8760
  • Alexandry Libiny Souza Nunes União Metropolitana para o Desenvolvimento da Educação e Cultura – UNIME (Lauro de Freitas). Bahia, Brasil. https://orcid.org/0000-0001-6236-5337
  • Regiane Patrícia Oliveira Miranda União Metropolitana para o Desenvolvimento da Educação e Cultura – UNIME (Lauro de Freitas). Bahia, Brasil. https://orcid.org/0000-0001-9479-7177
  • Cristina Aires Brasil União Metropolitana para o Desenvolvimento da Educação e Cultura – UNIME (Lauro de Freitas). Bahia, Brasil. https://orcid.org/0000-0002-7563-9947
  • Amanda Queiroz Lemos União Metropolitana para o Desenvolvimento da Educação e Cultura – UNIME (Lauro de Freitas). Bahia, Brasil. https://orcid.org/0000-0002-5487-3080

DOI:

https://doi.org/10.17267/2594-7907ijeh.2024.e5461

Keywords:

Curriculum, Medical Education, Research, Scientific Publication Indicators

Abstract

INTRODUCTION: Although it is guaranteed by the National Curricular Guidelines for the medical course, the incentive for scientific production is not seen in practice in most private universities in Brazil. OBJECTIVE: Quantify the scientific production of students based on the mandatory curricular component in the practice of research in the Medicine course at a private institution in Lauro de Freitas, Bahia. METHODOLOGY: This is a cross-sectional study. Data collection was carried out using an online questionnaire, via the Google Forms® platform. Medicine students who had completed the full workload of the mandatory curricular component were included, and the students' scientific production and research experience were evaluated. RESULTS: 100 students answered the questionnaire, the majority of whom (96%) have Curriculum Lattes, but only 28 periodically updated it. All participated in events and/or congresses, 27 presented scientific work in the last year, and 26 participated in research groups linked to CNPq. Within the period studied, 32 (46.4%) articles were published, and 14 articles were published in indexed scientific journals of national impact, showing an increase in the quality of publications over the years. There was a 280% increase in the number of students covered by the scientific initiation scholarship, mainly as volunteers. CONCLUSION: In five years, 69 projects were produced, and 32 (46.4%) scientific publications were generated. A 280% increase in the number of students awarded scientific initiation scholarships.

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03/22/2024

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Scientific production of medical school students at a private institution: a cross-sectional study. (2024). International Journal of Education and Health, 8, e5461. https://doi.org/10.17267/2594-7907ijeh.2024.e5461

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