Department of Surgery

Brief statement about the Department’s research interests/direction

RCT on Bioethics Involving final year RUMC students – Dr. Bikramjit Pal & Dr. Vasanthie Balakrishnan from the Dept. of Surgery are the investigators of this research project.

List of on-going studies

Title of Study Principal Investigator Status (e.g. recruiting, follow-up, completed)
A PROSPECTIVE RANDOMIZED CONTROLLED TRIAL ON THE EFFECTIVENESS OF TEACHING BIOETHICS USING STANDARDIZED PATIENTS IN COMPARISON TO VIDEO-ASSISTED LECTURE IN UNDERGRADUATE MEDICAL EDUCATION. Bikramjit Pal Ethical approval received from JPEC. Now in the process of validation of MCQ & OSCE questionnaires for the study. Pilot study is expected to start from February 2021.
HOW PREPARED ARE MEDICAL GRADUATES OF RCSI+UCD MALAYSIA CAMPUS (RUMC) FOR HOUSEMANSHIP IN MALAYSIA? Harinarayan Radhakrishna Applied for ethical approval from JPEC.

Publications

Please look for the citations at https://scholar.google.com/citations?user=okV9KIQAAAAJ&hl=en