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Why is Research at Caribbean Medical Schools Important?

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Why is Research at Caribbean Medical Schools Important? Marie McGillycuddy: Welcome to Medical school in five minutes where we bring you topics pertaining to medical school that will benefit anyone in medical school or anyone who is interested in joining medical school. My name is Marie McGillicuddy, and I will be your host. Joining us today is Dr. Fakoya and he is the associate professor of growth and developmental anatomy and histology at the University of Medicine and Health Sciences in St. Kitts. Dr. Fakoya has published in numerous journals and books in overseas research at the University. Please check out some of his published works here: <a href="https://scholar.google.com/citations?user=3UOdzoYAAAAJ&hl=en" rel="nofollow">https://scholar.google.com/citations?user=3UOdzoYAAAAJ&hl=en</a> Dr. Fakoya, thank you for joining us today. I have one primary question for you. Why is conducting research in medical school important? Dr Fakoya: Well, Marie, thank you. Thank you for having me. And that's a very good question. Conducting research in medical school is an essential skill that every medical student should have. And it's not just a skill, it's also some we have so many aspects that conducting research in general to the students. Let me start off by saying that one of the things that we want to impact when medical students come on board is essential medical knowledge. Let's start off from what we call the Bloom's taxonomy. Some of you are probably familiar with the term called the Bloom's taxonomy. And I mean, we know that we're talking about the 6th level kind of training that we want the medical students to have. The first level would be knowledge. We want to impact knowledge on a medical student, but that's not all we want to give. We want to go on in medical school, especially not like other courses, but in medical school, we want to move on to the next level of which we say Bloom's taxonomy, which is a comprehension that means they understand, they know why this is done, and why that's done. But is that all? No. We go into the next step with Application, and that is key. So most of the way we would test our students in the medical school is all about the clinical vicinity on how these students would apply the knowledge they gain in class from little labs here and there into a clinical scenario. Now the question Marie asks is - Why is research important? You see that across most medical schools, this is probably where you're going to stop. I mean, application of knowledge. Now, what takes us higher on the Broom's taxonomy is research because there's no way you really want to test analysis and maybe synthesis in the question format. But when we are as an institution and able to introduce research into the activity of the students and the activities, we're taking them higher than most other institutions will give, which is just application. So we can go on to another level, which is analysis, because from the research skills that they're going to get, they're going to be able to analyze several information that has been given to them from maybe several review papers. And also from there, we move on to the next level of the Blooms, which is synthesis. So from several dates and several information they gather from several papers they are able to synthesize any new information which is going to be very applicable to the scientific, medical and scientific community. So that is one of the key things that we look forward to when we introduce research into medical education. Of course, we know the last level of Bloom's is evaluation. It's hard at this point. Maybe later on when they do go into residency, finish residency, then they can judge and can evaluate all the information from all the professionals as well. But as a medical institution we want to ensure that we get them to the peak of that knowledge. So that is one aspect, one reason why we think research is very key to our medical education. I still have other ones. Marie McGillycuddy Dr. Fakoya, we have 30 seconds left. Let me ask you something very quickly, if that's okay. Are there research opportunities if you go to a medical school in the Caribbean? Dr Adegbenro Fakoya Well, there are research opportunities but one thing I can tell you is that UMHS, provides research opportunities more than any other medical school that you probably maybe you can say maybe one. Some of you would have heard some of the names but when you put UMHS with all the medical school in terms of research opportunities, we would rank in the 90 over 90% as to how much opportunities you get, which you will not get in most other schools. So that's one reason to choose tests. Marie McGillycuddy: Excellent. Thank you, Doctor Fakoya. For more information and a general overview of The university of Medicine and Health Sciences please check out this page: <a href="https://www.umhs-sk.org/caribbean-medical-schools" rel="nofollow">https://www.umhs-sk.org/caribbean-medical-schools</a> More information about research at UMHS can be found here: <a href="https://www.umhs-sk.org/research" rel="nofollow">https://www.umhs-sk.org/research</a>

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Everyone who wants to become a M.D. needs to appreciate research. You never know when you will encounter a unique case.
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