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Table 3 AMCs Academic Value - Final AQIs. Presents the suggested AQIs for AMCs academic evaluation methodology and their relative weights, grouped by three core categories: ‘Education’, ‘Research’ and ‘Publications

From: Measuring the academic value of academic medical centers: describing a methodology for developing an evaluation model at one Academic Medical Center

Indicator’s name Description Relative weighta Internal distributionb
Education   36.3% 1.0
 Residents quality Percentage of passing residents exams, over the yearsc 11.3% 0.31
 Academic training Total number of delivered tutoring days for studentsd 8.7% 0.24
 Academic positions Percentage of MDs holding another Doctoral or Masters degrees 8.3% 0.23
 Academic supervision Total Number of supervised students (Masters/Doctoral)e 8.0% 0.22
Research   32.0% 1.0
 Completed studies Total Number of completed research studies, approved by IRBf 13.5% 0.42
 Competitive grants Competitive research grant funding (USD) 10.2% 0.32
 Number of studies Total number of budgeted research studies 8.3% 0.26
Publications   31.7% 1.0
 Scientific publications value Weighted value of published manuscriptsg 18.7% 0.59
 Authors value Total number of publications scored as i-10 Indexh 13.0% 0.41
  1. The suggested AQIs and their relative weights, in a scale from zero to one (0–1); for details see Additional file 1.
  2. aThe total sum of all AQIs relative weights equals 100%
  3. bThe total sum of each category internal distribution equals 100%
  4. cOnly for those who participated the exam at the first time; the proposed period is five years
  5. dMedical, Nursing and Public Health students
  6. eAggregate sum for the last three years; only in cases where supervision lasted at least one academic year or two semesters
  7. fIRB – Institutional Review Board
  8. gBased on Impact factor (IF) quality quarters
  9. hThe i-10 index represents the number of the scientist’s publications that have at least ten citations each