A corrected H-index for academic leadership determination

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Academic medical leadership is closely related to scientific research productivity and publication. A researcher’s h-index is based on his/her most cited papers and the number of citations that they have received in other’s publications. It is generally determined by knowing the number of articles written by the author indexed in citation databases. The publishing of research conducted by a large collaborative research group made many collaborators with minor role in research creation, development and leadership obtain a high misleading H-index and is not correlated with their academic and research prowess. The use of methods that increase the reliability of the H-index has been increasingly recommended. The aim of this paper is to describe the determination of a more accurate, non-misleading H-index that is more relevant to academic leadership determination.


Aamir Al-Mosawi


Aamir Jalal Al-Mosawi, is advisor doctor and expert trainer at Baghdad Medical City and the National Training and Development Center of the Iraqi Ministry of Health. He is the Head of Iraq Headquarter of Copernicus Scientists International Panel. He a member of the advisory council the International Association of Medical Colleges (IAMC).

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LAP LAMBERT Academic Publishing


medical education, Academic leadership, Corrected H-index

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MEDICAL / General