The Revised Guidelines of the Medical Council of India for Academic Promotions: Need for a Rethink

  • Rakesh Aggarwal Indian Journal of Gastroenterology
  • Nithya Gogtay Journal of Postgraduate Medicine.
  • Rajeev Kumar Indian Journal of Urology
  • Peush Sahni The National Medical Journal of India, All India Institute of Medical Sciences, New Delhi - 110 029, India

Abstract

Measuring academic achievements is never an easy task. This is particularly so when individuals are assessed for promotions in several fields with differing job descriptions. Assessment by peers is time‑consuming and may be prone to bias; thus, objective criteria are required to minimize these concerns.

Author Biographies

Rakesh Aggarwal, Indian Journal of Gastroenterology

Former Editor

Nithya Gogtay, Journal of Postgraduate Medicine.

Editor

Rajeev Kumar, Indian Journal of Urology

Editor

Peush Sahni, The National Medical Journal of India, All India Institute of Medical Sciences, New Delhi - 110 029, India

President, Indian Association of Medical Journal Editors

Published
2016-03-30