Hickling, Frederick W.; Lipps, Garth
Author Affiliation, Ana.
Department of Community Health and Psychiatry
Tracking Professorial Appointments in the Faculty of Medical Sciences at the University of the West Indies, Mona Campus [Abstract]
West Indian Medical Journal
Date of Publication
53 Suppl. 2
Objective: To investigate the hypothesis that the appnintment process for professors in the Faculty of Medical Sciences (FMS) has favoured candidates with non-university of the West Indies (UWI) qualifications over those with UWI qualifications. Design and Methods: Data on all professors appointed in the FMS from 1948 to 2001 were culled from primary document sources. The 'years to professorial appointment from graduation' and the 'years spent in the professorial post' were calculated and analyzed against nationality, specialty and origin of medical qualification. (AU)....