Training that increases research knowledge and confidence also boosts academic productivity
Pharmacy residents come to Mayo Clinic with varying levels of exposure to research. But all of them end their residency with equipped to interpret medical literature and to pursue research opportunities with confidence.
A recent study found that pharmacy residents who take part in a research training program improve their knowledge scores. But the biggest changes are to their feelings of confidence in their knowledge and skills, and in their positive attitude toward their comprehension of statistical terminology. And all of this leads to skyrocketing publication rates at one year post-graduation and beyond.