The 11th three-day research methodology workshop was conducted at Government Medical College (GMC) here.
The event was organised by GMC's Department of Community Medicine and was attended by faculty and resident doctors from GMC Srinagar, SKIMS Srinagar, GMC Jammu, GDC Srinagar, GUMC Srinagar, RRIUM Srinagar, DHSK. In-house and visiting faculty members including Dr. RM Pandey, professor and HOD Biostatistics AIIMS New Delhi, Dr. Shariq Masoodi professor of Endocrinology SKIMS Srinagar, Dr. Sonu Goel, additional professor at School of Public Health, PGIMER Chandigarh.
During three days extensive of deliberations were made on anatomy and physiology of research, research question, review of literature, descriptive and analytic statistics, research designs, sample size calculation and randomisation, reference manager and various research proposals were drafted and discussed.
The valedictory function was chaired by Dr. Samia Rashid, principal and dean, Government medical college, Srinagar. It was emphasised that such workshops shall be made mandatory for faculty and resident post-graduate students. The workshop was accredited 12 CME credit hours by JK State Medical Council.