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1. Clinical Epidemiology The Essentials

2. Ease of access to patient medical records for research purposes

3. Ability to access articles and previous work

3.1. A necessity in universities and major hospitals

3.2. Librarians

3.2.1. with focus in medical field

3.3. Enable access to international medical databases

3.3.1. OVID with

3.3.1.1. Medline

3.3.1.2. Psych info

3.3.1.3. Others

3.3.2. Publishers

3.3.2.1. Scince web

3.3.2.2. Springerlink

3.4. Access to major and specialized journals

3.5. Action steps

3.5.1. Universities

3.5.1.1. Discuss required databases and journals with interested staf

3.5.1.1.1. Specify

3.5.2. Hospitals

3.5.2.1. New node

4. Research Interests

5. Research Question

6. Recruiting collaborating centers

7. Research Instruments/Scales (e.g., Quality of Life Outcomes)

7.1. Cultural Validation

8. Through email

8.1. [email protected]

8.1.1. Service already running

9. More outlets of publication

9.1. University based journals

9.1.1. Needs more aknoledgment

9.1.1.1. Increase accessability

9.1.1.1.1. e.g. post online

9.1.1.1.2. Print copies in university hospitals

9.1.2. Include student's work

9.1.2.1. e.g. journal of taibah university

10. Simple and basics

11. Incorporate in required annual CME

11.1. Participation in research related activites

12. Local in same university

12.1. Arranged by students for students

12.1.1. Example: KAU Annual Research Day

13. Beyond the basics

13.1. For more interested students

13.1.1. Mentorship

13.1.2. Research clubs

13.1.2.1. Example: KAU research club

13.1.3. Competitions

13.1.3.1. National

13.1.3.2. Regional

13.1.3.2.1. e.g. International scientific conference for GCC medical students

13.1.3.3. National

14. الجمعية العلمية السعودية للبحث الطبي؟؟

15. Research Planning

15.1. Needs Assessment

15.2. Public Awareness & Acceptance

15.3. Research Funding

15.4. Collaboration

15.5. Ethics Board

16. Research Conduction

16.1. Supportive serviceses

16.1.1. Including

16.1.1.1. Research Assistants

16.1.1.2. Statisticians

16.1.1.3. Librarians

16.1.1.4. Bioinformatic experts

16.1.2. Build databases of available personel

16.1.3. Training courses for available local personnel

16.1.4. Training of new personnel

16.1.5. Proper remuniration

16.2. Modify pathway for accepting articles in local journals

16.2.1. (some journals require you pay to submit !!)

16.3. More funding opportunities

16.3.1. Build database of available funding organizations

16.3.1.1. Universities

16.3.1.1.1. Dedicated Scientific and Academic Chairs

16.3.1.2. King Abdulaziz City for Science and Technology

16.3.1.2.1. Clarify regulations of grant applications

16.3.2. Recruitment of more funding organizations

16.3.2.1. Commercial institutions

16.3.2.1.1. Depends on focus of research (shared interest)

16.3.3. Wider dissemination of available and new funding opportunities

16.3.3.1. e.g. posters

16.4. Availability of regional research methodology centers

16.5. Patient medical databases

16.5.1. Proper setup of patients medical charts

16.5.1.1. Mandate proper filing of medical history

16.5.1.1.1. Quality checks

16.5.1.2. Consider electronic medical records in major centers and university hospitals

16.6. National Disease Registries

16.6.1. How to access them?

17. Research Results Dissemination

17.1. Medical/Academic Writing Workshops

17.2. Mentorship

17.3. Media Collaboration

17.4. On personal bases

17.4.1. Praise work of others

17.5. Research Conferences

17.5.1. National & Regional

17.5.2. Specialty-specific & General

18. Increase general awareness about importance of research

18.1. Students

18.1.1. The Basics

18.1.1.1. Medical School Curriculum

18.1.1.1.1. Courses on Research Methodology & EBM

18.1.1.1.2. Requirement of research involvement as part of curriculum

18.1.1.1.3. Incorporate articles as part of reading resources

18.1.1.1.4. Regular journal club meetings

18.1.1.2. Add extra-curricular credits for research

18.1.1.3. Advocate interdisciplinary research

18.1.1.3.1. Educate students about different research tracks

18.1.1.3.2. Mandate an introductory project management course for students who are interested in research

18.1.1.3.3. One project as a residency requirment

18.1.1.4. Create MD/MSc or MD/PhD prgrams

18.1.1.5. Mentorship Program by active researchers

18.2. Health care practitioners

18.2.1. Residents

18.2.1.1. Clinician-Scientist Programs

18.2.1.1.1. Devise an affiliated national curriculum for a clinician scientist program

18.2.1.1.2. Establish a Saudi Association of Clinician Scientists and Investigators (SACSI)

18.2.1.1.3. Annual National Meeting for the SACSI

18.2.1.1.4. Establish a scientific Journal for the SACSI

18.2.1.2. allocating protected time for research during residency

18.2.1.3. Establish research residencies and demonstrate their benefits

18.2.1.4. MSc/PhD tracks within residency

18.2.2. Practicing physicians

18.2.2.1. Workshops on how to:

18.2.2.1.1. Look for articles on a subject

18.2.2.1.2. Access and read an article

18.2.2.1.3. Conduct a research project

18.2.2.1.4. Change and Project Management

18.2.2.1.5. Paper and Grant Writing

18.2.2.1.6. How to be an effective presenter, getting the massage through?

18.2.2.1.7. Clinical, administrative, research and family; finding the right balance?

18.2.2.2. Journal clubs

18.2.2.3. Academic staff

18.2.2.3.1. Required number of publications

18.2.3. Incorporate E-Learning and Technology

18.2.3.1. Self paced learning

18.2.3.2. Feed back

18.2.3.3. Crowed Source learning

18.2.3.4. Peer Evaluation

18.3. The general public

18.3.1. Advertisement campains

18.3.1.1. To show importance of research

18.3.1.1.1. In developing our country

18.3.1.1.2. to the whole humanity

18.3.1.1.3. Benifits

18.3.1.2. Fund raising to support researches

18.3.1.2.1. To connect people who want to help research with researches and research institutes

18.3.1.2.2. Consider "wagf for medical research" concept

18.3.2. Engage patients in research

18.3.2.1. Patients with previous positive experience in research

18.3.2.2. Include a patient representative in research boards

18.3.2.3. Be transparent (Report results to patients)

18.3.2.4. Include public education session in scientific conferences

18.4. Serious Consideration for Research Involvement during Residency Application

18.4.1. F.Toonsi: Shouldn't this be under Residents section?

19. General rules before editing this mind map

19.1. Please do not delete other participent's ideas

19.1.1. Add your input and comments in a separate node under your name

19.1.1.1. F Toonsi: this is an example

19.2. Please feel free to add any idea.

19.2.1. This is a brain storming mind map, even less appealing ideas could develop to more useful ones

19.3. You can color action-steps with red

19.3.1. (These are final small steps at the end of a branch that when done will help in achieving the idea-thought of the main branch)

19.3.2. Collaboration of medical scientific societies to promote research

19.3.2.1. Including Saudi society for medical education

19.3.2.2. More research activities

19.3.2.2.1. Grant competitions

19.3.2.2.2. New node

20. Construct and consolidate medical personell's knowledge about research methodologies

20.1. Disseminate available free resources on research

20.1.1. From the internet

20.1.1.1. Previous articles

20.1.1.2. youtube videos

20.1.1.3. Dedicated free websites that discuss how to conduct research

20.1.1.3.1. Please feel free to add links

20.1.2. Facebook

20.1.2.1. Saudi research facebook page???

20.2. Workshops

20.2.1. Topics

20.2.1.1. How to search for research papers

20.2.1.2. Research methodologies

20.2.1.3. The grant winning proposal

20.2.1.4. How to formulate a research question

20.2.1.5. EBM

20.3. Recommend books

20.3.1. More advanced

21. Need major bodies that direct research in KSA

22. Draw a researchers Roadma

22.1. To assist self directed learning

22.1.1. A stepwise checklist to clarify required knowledge to publish from A to Z

22.1.2. Include resources to acquire this knowledge

22.2. Disseminate and spread