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DeBakey Scholars Program ~ Goals & Objectives

The DeBakey Scholars Program has the following goals and objectives:

Goals
  1. Encourage creativity, innovation and curiosity
  2. Translate a scientific idea into a scholarly project
  3. Stimulate the learning of new methods of research and scholarship
  4. Develop analytical thinking and problem solving skills
  5. Experience effective mentoring and learn to mentor others
  6. Integrate scholarship with clinical care
  7. Prepare physicians for life-long learning and a life of self-directed learning
Objectives
  1. Progress through the phases and meet the benchmarks
  2. Display independence and collaboration
  3. Formulate a specific hypothesis and work effectively with a mentor
  4. Critically review and analyze literature on an important scholarly project
  5. Develop an effective plan to complete a scholarly project
  6. Prepare a scholarly project with appropriate methods
  7. Log progress on the project on your project plan form
  8. Complete an acceptable paper and capstone presentation of the project