Medical Student Research Journals: The International Journal of Medical Students (IJMS) Legacy

Authors

  • Kiera Liblik BSc. Faculty of Medicine, Queen’s University, Kingston, ON, Canada. Associate Editor, IJMS. https://orcid.org/0000-0003-1385-9298
  • Patricio Garcia-Espinosa Social Service Medical Doctor. School of Medicine, Universidad Autónoma de Nuevo León, Monterrey, México and Mexican Institute of Social Security. Palliative Care Unit. High Specialty Medical Unit #25, Monterrey, México. Student Editor, IJMS. https://orcid.org/0000-0002-8139-806X
  • Ahmed Nahian BS/DO Medical Student. California Baptist University-Lake Erie College of Osteopathic Medicine, Riverside, CA. United States. Student Editor, IJMS. https://orcid.org/0000-0001-7650-7877
  • Surobhi Chatterjee MBBS, Intern Doctor. Department of Medicine, King George's Medical University, Lucknow, Uttar Pradesh, India. Student Editor, IJMS. https://orcid.org/0000-0003-1975-5107
  • Mihnea-Alexandru Găman MD, PhD student. Faculty of Medicine, "Carol Davila" University of Medicine and Pharmacy, 050474 Bucharest, Romania & Department of Hematology, Center of Hematology and Bone Marrow Transplantation, Fundeni Clinical Institute, 022328 Bucharest, Romania. Scientific Editor, IJMS. https://orcid.org/0000-0001-7133-8875
  • Ciara Egan Medical Student. Humanitas University, Humanitas Research Hospital, Milan, Italy. Deputy Editor, IJMS. https://orcid.org/0000-0001-6662-5167
  • Juan C. Puyana MD, FRCSC, FACS, FACCP. School of Medicine, Department of Surgery, Professor of Surgery, Critical Care Medicine, and Clinical Translational Science, Director for Global Health-Surgery, University of Pittsburgh, Pittsburgh, PA, United States. Editorial Board Member, IJMS. https://orcid.org/0000-0003-4284-4693
  • Francisco J Bonilla-Escobar MD, MSc, PhD(c). Researcher, Department of Ophthalmology; Institute for Clinical Research Education (ICRE), University of Pittsburgh, Pittsburgh, PA, United States. CEO, Fundación Somos Ciencia al Servicio de la Comunidad, Fundación SCISCO/Science to Serve the Community Foundation, SCISCO Foundation, Cali, Colombia. Grupo de investigación en Visión y Salud Ocular, VISOC, Universidad del Valle, Cali, Colombia. Editor in Chief, IJMS. https://orcid.org/0000-0002-0224-3482

DOI:

https://doi.org/10.5195/ijms.2022.1467

Keywords:

Medical students, Medical journal, Medical students research, Research

Abstract

The International Journal of Medical Students (IJMS) has emerged over the past decade as a critical platform for showcasing medical student innovation and experiences. Though the work of trainees has historically been undervalued and over scrutinized, the IJMS is committed to highlighting the immense capacity for novel and robust research in this cohort. Thus, supporting an upcoming generation of leaders in medicine and academia to gain confidence in their work and contribute positively to the scientific community. In this issue of the IJMS, we are proud to present 16 articles from the Americas, Europe, Asia, and Africa. Original research articles cover a breadth of topics, including medical training, impacts of the COVID-19 pandemic on teaching and communication, pediatric respiratory illness, gender equity in medicine, understudied illnesses, and cardiovascular disease. The IJMS is proud to feature first-hand experiences of medical trainees in each issue. Accordingly, in the present issue perspectives of six medical students are outlined following unique and career-altering experiences. From working in palliative care to international outreach program, local vaccination initiatives, and the creation of a student-oriented research and innovation council in India. The IJMs extends our gratitude to our contributors, team, and readers for another remarkable issue.

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Published

2022-04-05 — Updated on 2022-04-12

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Liblik, K., Garcia-Espinosa, P., Nahian, A., Chatterjee, S., Găman, M.-A., Egan, C., Puyana, J. C., & Bonilla-Escobar, F. J. (2022). Medical Student Research Journals: The International Journal of Medical Students (IJMS) Legacy. International Journal of Medical Students, 10(1), 9–14. https://doi.org/10.5195/ijms.2022.1467 (Original work published April 5, 2022)

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