Project Summary:

It is a cross-sectional pilot study which will utilize survey methodology. The patient population visiting the Family Medicine outpatient clinic will be surveyed. The timeline for data collection is June to August 2019. The analysis will be conducted in August/September 2019.

Student volunteer responsibilities:

  1. Data collection: The student will communicate with the patients/family members about the purpose of the study and will obtain informed consent from the willing participants. The student will distribute the 6-item survey questionnaire and they will answer any questions the participants may have while filling out the survey. The students will also be responsible for collecting the completed questionnaire(s) and submitting them to the investigators.
  2. Data entry: The students will be involved in data entry using the Excel sheets.
  3. Assistance with developing article for publication: It may involve conducting literature review, assistance in writing various sections of the article.


Gauri Shevatekar – [email protected]


Dept. of Family and Community Medicine

Research Field/Focus

Community Health

Type of Research

Public Health/Community Health/Population Health


In Progress

Roles Available for Trainees

Medical Students