Scholarly Project

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An INMED Scholarly Project is the capstone requirement for the Professional Master’s Degree in International Health (MIH). MIH learners will select, design, and develop a scholarly project relevant to their career interests. An appropriate INMED faculty will be assigned to assist the learner with each step of the process, guiding the learner through project completion. Scholarly projects may include:

 

Quality improvement project related to the learner’s professional endeavors

Literature review on a pivotal subject connected with the learner’s career

Original scientific research suitable for publication

 

Scholarly projects associated with the learner’s international service-learning experience our preferred but not required. Registration for  the Scholarly Project need not be confined to the beginning of a Term. The project must be complete within six months of registering for the course. Upon completion, learners will present their scholarly project before a quorum of INMED faculty, who may inquire regarding any component of the project or of the MIH educational experience. Satisfactory completion of the Scholarly Project earns 5 credit hours.

 

Example MIH Scholarly Projects

 

Quality Improvement

 

Medical Emergency Support for Humanitarian Aid Workers Deployed in Conflict Zones – Concepts and Perspectives by Khalid Eddahiri
Ultrasound in Resource-Limited Settings- A Case Based, Open Access Text by Michael Schick

Elimination of Cervical Cancer in Roatan Honduras by Susan Aycock

 

Literature Review

 

Polypill: Can Mass-Prevention without Precision Promote Cardiovascular Health? by James Beckerman
The Plight of Syrian Refugees in Lebanon by Diane Rhoden
Teaching Ultrasound in Resource-Limited Settings by Burton Adrian

 

Original Scientific Research

 

Impact of Global Health Outreach Experiences on Medical Student Empathy and Burnout by Mark Wardle