Strides in Development of Medical Education
Volume 17 (2020)
Volume 16 (2019)
Volume 15 (2018)
Volume 14 (2017)
Volume 13 (2016)
Volume 12 (2015)
Volume 11 (2014)
Volume 10 (2013)
Volume 9 (2012)
Volume 8 (2011)
Volume 7 (2010)
Volume 6 (2009)
Volume 5 (2008)
Volume 4 (2007)
Volume 3 (2006)
Volume 2 (2005)
Volume 1 (2004)

The Strides in Development of Medical Education Journal (SDME) is an online, open access, and peer-reviewed journal.  The aim of publishing the SDME is to promote the quality of medical education by publishing the conducted researches in all topics related to medical education. Such topics may include modern teaching methods, designing educational courses, evaluating the success rate of these courses, planning in medical sciences education based on the society’s needs, planning, management, assessment of education, and other related matters. However, the SDME welcomes any subjects causing communication between the faculties and professors of the medical sciences and medical experts.

Currently, the SDME is being published continuously and the articles will be published as soon as they are ready.

 

Original Article
1. A Student-as-Teacher Program: A Pathway to the Accountability of Medical Education Systems

Fatemeh Keshmiri

Volume 18, Issue 1 , Autumn 2021

http://dx.doi.org/10.22062/sdme.2021.195075.1026

Abstract
  Background: Teaching is identified as a necessary role and responsibility for junior faculty members in their future careers.Objectives: The present study aimed to test the hypothesis that a student-as-teacher (SaT) program can effectively prepare the students for their future roles as teachers ...  Read More

Original Article
2. Effect of Integrated Teaching on Students' Learning

Azadeh Ebrahimzadeh; Mohammad Reza Abedini; Kherionesa Ramazanzade; Bita Bijari; Hamed Aramjoo; Majid Zare Bidaki

Volume 18, Issue 1 , Autumn 2021

http://dx.doi.org/10.22062/sdme.2021.192468.1011

Abstract
  Background: Currently medical education in Iran consists of basic sciences, physiopathology and clinical stages. Medical students learn them separately and often are confused that how basic sciences materials would be helpful for the patient’s diagnosis and treatment. Integration of various ...  Read More

Original Article
3. A Comparative Study of Doctoral Nursing Education Programs in Iran and Japan

Seyedeh Azam Sajadi; Jamileh Mokhtari Nouri; Nahid Rajai

Volume 18, Issue 1 , Autumn 2021

http://dx.doi.org/10.22062/sdme.2021.195312.1036

Abstract
  Background: The quality assurance of doctoral nursing education programs is one of the priorities of educational systems, with significant effects on the development and improvement of educational programs. Therefore, identifying the strengths and weaknesses of these programs through comparison ...  Read More

Original Article
5. Improving Medical Students’ Essay Writing through Direct Focused Corrective Feedback, Revising Errors, and Group Discussions

Khalil Tazik

Volume 18, Issue 1 , Autumn 2021

http://dx.doi.org/10.22062/sdme.2021.193967.1020

Abstract
  Background: Writing in English has always been emphasized in educational programs.Objectives: This study aimed at investigating the effects of direct focused written feedback followed by amendments and group discussions on improving students’ English writing in different fields of medical sciences.Methods: ...  Read More

Original Article
6. The Costs of Training Medical Parasitology and Mycology Students at Kerman University of Medical Sciences

Reza Goudarzi; Majid Fasihi Harandi; Mohammad Tasavon Gholamhoseini; Mohammad Ebrahimipour

Volume 18, Issue 1 , Autumn 2021

http://dx.doi.org/10.22062/sdme.2021.195134.1029

Abstract
  Background: Training of expert human resources is one of the main and basic objectives of developed countries. One of the important challenges for attainment of this objective is shortage in funding and financial resources. This is while medical branches, due to being specialized and requiring vast practical ...  Read More

Original Article
8. Actual Costs of Residency Training in Teaching Hospitals: A Case of Iran

Zahra Meshkani; Mahmoud Reza Alebouyeh; Aziz Rezapour; Vahid Alipour; Alireza Mazdaki; Nader Markazi Moghaddam; Negar Yousefzadeh; Narges Hakimi

Volume 18, Issue 1 , Autumn 2021

http://dx.doi.org/10.22062/sdme.2021.195297.1034

Abstract
  Background: There was a challenge for teaching hospitals to accept residents for educational goals due to their training costs.Objectives: The present study aimed to estimate the actual costs of residency training in hospitals for policymaking, budgetary impact, and negotiation.Methods: This retrospective ...  Read More

Original Article
10. Relationship between Self-efficacy and Attitudes towards Interprofessional Collaboration and Communication in Learners of Different Disciplines of Medical Sciences

Fatemeh Keshmiri

Volume 18, Issue 1 , Autumn 2021

http://dx.doi.org/10.22062/sdme.2020.193866.1015

Abstract
  Background: Interprofessional collaboration is defined as a key component of a successful team in healthcare system. Interprofessional collaboration facilitates healthcare team members to provide the effective and safe healthcare services.Objectives: This study aimed at investigating the relationship ...  Read More

Brief report
11. Development of Medical Etiquette from New Strategies by Art in Education: A Case Study during and before COVID-19

Leili Mosalanejad; Mehdi M Dastpak; Sedigheh Najafipour

Volume 18, Issue 1 , Autumn 2021

http://dx.doi.org/10.22062/sdme.2021.196535.1076

Abstract
  Background: Medical education professionally requires the development of analytical and diagnostic thinking skills, not just accumulation. It used to help the student from exposure to real estate problems by developing analytical skills.Objectives: This case study reports the process of design and educational ...  Read More

Original Article
12. Professional Ethics in Teaching from the Perspectives of Professors and Graduate Students of Mazandaran University of Medical Sciences: A Comparative Study

Forouzan Sadeghimahalli; Roghayeh Valipour Khajehghyasi; Somayeh Akbari Farmad

Volume 18, Issue 1 , Autumn 2021

http://dx.doi.org/10.22062/sdme.2021.195301.1035

Abstract
  Background: Teaching and training require ethical considerations.Objectives: The present study aimed at evaluating teaching ethics from the perspectives of professors and postgraduate students of Mazandaran University of Medical Sciences based on a comparative approach.Methods: A cross-sectional study ...  Read More

Original Article
13. Self-Directed Learning Outcomes and Facilitators in Virtual Training of Graduate Students of Medical Education

Masoumeh Safikani; Noushin Kohan; Yunes Jahani; Esmat Nouhi

Volume 18, Issue 1 , Autumn 2021

http://dx.doi.org/10.22062/sdme.2021.195142.1030

Abstract
  Background: Although virtual training has been considered an educational emergency during the coronavirus crisis, it is still discussed in universities as a capacity. Student learning is the concern of all professors. Self-direction is an efficiency indicator in electronic learning (e-learning) widely ...  Read More

Original Article
15. Designing the Comprehensive Educational Faculty Development Program in Kerman University of Medical Sciences Based on Kern Planning Model

Mahla Salajegheh; Ali Norouzi

Volume 18, Issue 1 , Autumn 2021

http://dx.doi.org/10.22062/sdme.2021.195823.1045

Abstract
  Background: Educational development of faculty members requires the adoption of clear and coherent strategies that pave the way for achieving goals in this area.Objectives: This study aimed to design a comprehensive educational faculty development program in Kerman University of Medical Sciences.Methods: ...  Read More

Original Article
16. Review of Checklist and Global Rating Form Scoring Methods in Objective Structured Clinical Examination Stations: A Narrative Review

Mahla Salajegheh; Nazanin Shamaeian Razavi

Volume 18, Issue 1 , Autumn 2021

http://dx.doi.org/10.22062/sdme.2021.195846.1046

Abstract
  Background: The objective structured clinical examination (OSCE) is broadly applied to assess the clinical competence of medical students. Despite the widespread use of the OSCE, the scoring methods used in this test can be a potential source of measurement error and affect the accuracy of the scores.Objectives: ...  Read More

Original Article
18. Learners’ Preferences in English Language Learning: A Cross Sectional Study at Hormozgan University of Medical Sciences

Hamid Mahmoodi; Mehri Hadad Narafshan; Hassan Shahabi

Volume 18, Issue 1 , Autumn 2021

http://dx.doi.org/10.22062/sdme.2021.196170.1060

Abstract
  Background: Learning a language has become more highlighted for medical students because it works as an approach for expressing and exchanging thoughts and feelings.Objectives: The present study was conducted to investigate the preferences of English as an international language among Iranian medical ...  Read More

Original Article
19. Smoothing Transition from High School to Medical School Through E-Learning Module

Mahboobeh Khabaz Mafinejad; Sadegh Jahan; Kasra Hatampour; Mohammad Reza Ganjedanesh; Negar Sadat Ahmadi; Zahra Valizadeh Samakoosh; Mojtaba Rezaiee; Mahla Khaiat Rasouli; Mobin Moradi; Mohammad Taherahmadi

Volume 18, Issue 1 , Autumn 2021

http://dx.doi.org/10.22062/sdme.2021.195925.1054

Abstract
  Background: Numerous medical students feel that they are not ready to study medicine at the beginning of entering university. One way to reduce the challenges of entering the university is to provide opportunities to familiarize students with the university.Objectives: This study was conducted to design ...  Read More

Original Article
20. Future Studies: Dimensions and Components in the Educational System of a University of Medical Sciences

Monireh Parvaneh; Kiomars Niaz Azari; Taraneh Enayati

Volume 18, Issue 1 , Autumn 2021

http://dx.doi.org/10.22062/sdme.2021.194978.1024

Abstract
  Background: One way to make change in the field of education is through future studies. Considering the role of future studies in building a better future for the country’s medical education and health system, the establishment of the required bases in medical education is necessary.Objectives: ...  Read More

Review
21. Move to the Fourth-Generation Universities: A Systematic Scoping Review of Educational and Management Strategies

Amir Mohammad Salehi; Hossein Ali Mohammadi; Mohammad Ahmadian; Elham Khanlarzadeh

Volume 18, Issue 1 , Autumn 2021

http://dx.doi.org/10.22062/sdme.2021.196266.1065

Abstract
  Background: Higher education is not uniform. There are significant differences between higher education systems among different countries and even among institutions in a similar education or system; therefore, identifying the various types of entrepreneurial activities helps the mission of fourth-generation ...  Read More

Original Article
22. The Relationship between Academic Underachievement and Problematic Cell Phone Use among Medical Students

Saeideh Moslemizadeh; Habibeh Ahmadipour

Volume 18, Issue 1 , Autumn 2021

http://dx.doi.org/10.22062/sdme.2021.196255.1064

Abstract
  Background: Academic underachievement is a growing phenomenon among medical students, influenced by several factors.Objectives: This study investigated the relationship between academic underachievement and problematic cell phone use among medical students at Kerman University of Medical Sciences.Methods: ...  Read More

Brief report
23. Effect of Simulation-Based Debriefing on Nursing Students’ Competence in Medication Administration: An Experimental Study

Serva Rezaee; Mohammad-Iraj Bagheri-Saweh; Bijan Nouri; Sina Valiee

Volume 18, Issue 1 , Autumn 2021

http://dx.doi.org/10.22062/sdme.2021.195720.1042

Abstract
  Background: Medication error represents one of the parameters of patient safety.Objectives: The aim of present study was to investigate the effect of the effect of simulation-based debriefing on adherence to correct principles and medication administration competence in nursing students.Methods:  Internship ...  Read More

Original Article
24. Explaining the Residents’Perception of Desirable Clinical Education: A Qualitative Content Analysis

Sara Shafian; Soleiman Ahmadi; Parvin Rezaei-Gazki; Roghayeh Ershad Sarabi

Volume 18, Issue 1 , Autumn 2021

http://dx.doi.org/10.22062/sdme.2021.91790

Abstract
  Background: Specialized and subspecialized medical education is of key importance in the higher education system due to the special role of residents in various fields in the educationalmedical system of universities and the important role of graduates of these fields as specialized and subspecialized ...  Read More

Original Article
25. Effect of a Short Training Course on Empathy level in Medical Students: A Quasi-Experimental Study

Abdolhussein Shakurnia; Mahmood Maniati; Nasrin Khajeali; Maryam Barani

Volume 18, Issue 1 , Autumn 2021

http://dx.doi.org/10.22062/sdme.2021.196387.1070

Abstract
  Background: Empathy is an important component of effective communication of a patientpractitioner relationship. Medical students are expected to know this ability as part of their education.Objectives: This study aimed to assess the effect of a short-training course on the empathy levels of medical students.Methods: ...  Read More

Original Article
26. The Comparative Study of Accreditation Standards of Medical Sciences Educational Programs in Iran and Some Other Countries of the World

Parvaneh Sharifi; Alireza Manzari Tavakoli; Mitra Kamyabi; Zahra Zeinaddiny Meymand

Volume 18, Issue 1 , Autumn 2021

http://dx.doi.org/10.22062/sdme.2021.195607.1038

Abstract
  Background: Program accreditation is a quality assurance educational program implemented in many countries.Objectives: This study aimed to compare program accreditation standards of the Ministry of Health of Iran with several selected countries and to extract program accreditation standards to benefit ...  Read More

Original Article
27. Environmental and Occupational Health Students’ Attitudes Toward Social Media in Online Learning During the COVID-19 Pandemic

Soudabeh Ghazizadeh Ehsaei; Mehry Haddad Narafshan; Majid Zeinali Nejad

Volume 18, Issue 1 , Autumn 2021

http://dx.doi.org/10.22062/sdme.2021.196657.1080

Abstract
  Background: Individuals engaged in education and health currently during the coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19) pandemic find it urgent to avail themselves of high-speed communication and information technology.Objectives: This survey was conducted to investigate the attitudes of environmental and occupational ...  Read More

Original Article
28. Evaluation of Medical University Deputies’ and Managers’ Perspectives on the Outcomes of Institutional Accreditation of Medical Universities from 2018-2019

Somaieh Mazroie; Mahmood Reza Dehghani; Nikoo Yamani; Sakineh Sabzevari

Volume 18, Issue 1 , Autumn 2021

http://dx.doi.org/10.22062/sdme.2021.195647.1040

Abstract
  Background: Accreditation is one of the most important ways of guaranteeing the quality of medical education.Objectives: T he aim of this study was to determine medical university deputies’ and managers’ perspectives on the outcomes of institutional accreditation in Iran.Methods: T his was ...  Read More

Original Article
29. Explaining the Status of Soft Skills Training in Dentistry Profession in Basic Sciences Courses and Identifying the Capabilities of These Courses for the Process-Oriented Integration of Soft Skills

Roghayeh Valipour Khajeghyasi; Mohammad Reza Nili; Mohammad Javad Liaghatdar

Volume 18, Issue 1 , Autumn 2021

http://dx.doi.org/10.22062/sdme.2021.196172.1061

Abstract
  Background: The dentistry profession requires a high level of soft skills whose training seems necessary to respond to the community and increase the quality of specialized practice.Objectives: The present study was conducted to examine the status of soft skills training in dentistry basic sciences courses ...  Read More

1. Snowball Sampling: A Purposeful Method of Sampling in Qualitative Research

Mahin Naderifar; Hamideh Goli; Fereshteh Ghaljaie

Volume 14, Issue 3 , Summer 2017

http://dx.doi.org/10.5812/sdme.67670

Abstract
  Background and Objectives Snowball sampling is applied when samples with the target characteristics are not easily accessible. This research describes snowball sampling as a purposeful method of data collection in qualitative research. Methods This paper is a descriptive review of previous research papers. ...  Read More

2. Study Habits and Their Relationship with Academic Performance among Students of Abadan School of Nursing

Malek FereidouniMoghadam; Bahman Cheraghian

Volume 6, Issue 1 , Summer 2009, , Pages 21-28

Abstract
    Background & Objective : Improvement in learners academic performance is one of the main goals of educational centers Academic performance is affected by a lot of factors study habit is one of them Considering the importance of ones study habits in academic performance this study was conducted to ...  Read More

3. A Meta-Analysis of the Effectiveness of Educational Technologies in Medical Education

Afshin Mousavi Chelak; Hasan Kaviani

Volume 15, Issue 1 , Autumn 2018

http://dx.doi.org/10.5812/sdme.74118

Abstract
  Objectives Considering the contradictory evidence on the effectiveness of educational technologies, this meta-analysis was conducted to evaluate the impact of these technologies on medical education. Data Sources This meta-analysis was conducted based on secondary analysis methods. The analysis included ...  Read More

4. Correlation of Motivational Beliefs and Cognitive and Metacognitive Strategies with Academic Achievement of Students of Shiraz University of Medical Sciences

Ahad Amiri Gharghani; Majid Amiri Gharghani; Ali Asghar Hayat

Volume 15, Issue 1 , Autumn 2018

http://dx.doi.org/10.5812/sdme.81169

Abstract
  Background Success and academic achievement are among the most important goals of both students and educational systems. Researchers have examined the impact of different factors such as intelligence, personality, attitude, study habits, thinking skills and academic motivation on students’ academic ...  Read More

5. Critical Thinking Disposition in the First- and Last-Year Medical Students and its Association with Achievement Goal Orientation

Abdolhussein Shakurnia; Maryam Baniasad

Volume 15, Issue 1 , Autumn 2018

http://dx.doi.org/10.5812/sdme.85046

Abstract
  Background Since medical students play an important role in public health system as well as the treatment of patients, the need for critical thinking in them is extensively felt. The current study aimed at evaluating the level of critical thinking disposition (CTD) in the first- and last-year medical ...  Read More

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