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 Open Access free of charge and a double-blind peer-reviewed journal.  The aim of publishing the SDMEis to promote the quality of medical education and inform via 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. Comparing the Effect of Role-playing and Lecturing on Learning the Communication Skills Among Health Workers of Kerman Health Centers, Iran

Roghaye Ershad Sarabi; Maryam Salmani; Elham Danesh; Arash Farvahari

Volume 17, Issue 1 , 2020, Pages 1-5

  Background: The proper health worker-patient communication is one of the main factors that affect patients’ satisfaction and improve healthcare outcomes. Objectives: The current study aimed at comparing the effect of the two widely used teaching methods of role-playing and lecturing on learning ...  Read More

Original Article
2. A Survey of Graduate and Postgraduate Students’ Perspective on the Use of E-learning Technology in Kerman University of Medical Sciences in 2017

Reza Abbasi; Ahmad Raeesi; Sahar Zare

Volume 17, Issue 1 , 2020, Pages 1-6

  Background: E-learning is one of the new methods of education that helps to increase people’s knowledge and performance by using new technologies.Objectives: The purpose of this study was to investigate the attitude of graduate and postgraduate students of Kerman University of Medical Sciences ...  Read More

Original Article
3. The Relationship of Satisfaction and Usage of Virtual Learning Facilities with Learning Style in Medical, Health, and Operating Room Students

Daryosh Gholipour Mofrad Dashtaki; Aeen Mohammadi; Mitra Zolfaghari; Sakineh Imani; Shahram Tahmasebian

Volume 17, Issue 1 , 2020, Pages 1-6

  Background: Nowadays, several studies have been performed on the factors affecting the effectiveness of virtual education. One of the characteristics of learners is their different learning styles.Objectives: The purpose of this study was to investigate the relationship between learning style and the ...  Read More

Original Article
4. Medical Students’ Satisfaction with a Web-based Training Module of Clinical Reasoning

Raika Jamali; Neda Moslemi; Mahboobeh Khabaz Mafinejad; Maryam Alizadeh; Reza Shariat Moharari

Volume 17, Issue 1 , 2020, Pages 1-5

  Background: There is a paucity of literature regarding the medical students’ perspectives on web-based training of clinical reasoning. Objectives: This study aimed to describe the implementation of a web-based training course of clinical reasoning for medical students and to evaluate their satisfaction ...  Read More

5. Strategies for Clinical Medical Education in Iran: A Systematic Review

Amin Beigzadeh; Nikoo Yamani; Peyman Adibi; Kambiz Bahaadinbeigy

Volume 17, Issue 1 , 2020, Pages 1-9

  Background: In order to improve clinical education, after evaluating the current situation and identifying the shortcomings and problems, it is essential to find strategies to change and improve the situation. This results in planning an efficient clinical education program and achieving the educational ...  Read More

Original Article
6. The Use of Different Study Skills by Undergraduate and Postgraduate Students of Kerman Dental School

Azadeh Horri; Sara Amanpour; Farzaneh Jalali; Mahshad Masoumi; Sorena Fardisi

Volume 17, Issue 1 , 2020, Pages 1-5

  Background: Different study skills have been developed and introduced, although most learners are apparently unaware of them. Objectives: This study was conducted to investigate the frequency of using different study skills among undergraduate and postgraduate students. Method: The study population consisted ...  Read More

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

Fereshteh Ghaljaie; Mahin Naderifar; Hamideh Goli

Volume 14, Issue 3 , Summer 2017

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

Hasan Kaviani; Afshin Mousavi Chelak

Volume 15, Issue 1 , Autumn 2018

  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

3. Interprofessional Shared Decision-Making: Assessment of Behavioral Intention Though a Tool Based on the Theory Planned Behavior

Jamileh Salar; Fatemeh Keshmiri

Volume 15, Issue 1 , Autumn 2018

  Objectives The present study was conducted with the aim of psychometric evaluation of a tool measuring behavioral intention in relation to interprofessional shared decision-making based on the theory of planned behavior and its assessment among medical and nursing students. Methods This descriptive study ...  Read More

4. Improvement of the Quality of Basic Clinical Skills Training and Evaluation of the Efficacy of Objective Structured Clinical Examination (OSCE): An Action Research with a Mixed Method

Hakime Hosainrezaee; Sakineh Sabzevari; Esmat Nouhi

Volume 15, Issue 1 , Autumn 2018

  Background One of the main goals of action research is to improve the quality of education at both individual and organizational levels. Management enables organizations to improve their performance in areas, which have the greatest impact on students’ learning and empowerment, without compromising ...  Read More

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

Ali Asghar Hayat; Majid Amiri Gharghani; Ahad Amiri Gharghani

Volume 15, Issue 1 , Autumn 2018

  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

Original Article
1. Design, implementation, and evaluation of a short-term research skills training course for clinical faculty members: A new experience at Kerman University of Medical Sciences

Mohammadreza Shakibi; Mina Mobasher; Maryam Okhovati; Elham Iranmanesh; Elham Sharifpoor; Manzume Shamsi Meymandi; Mahmoodreza Dehghani

Articles in Press, Accepted Manuscript, Available Online from 28 July 2020

  Background: Several research skills training courses are designed for both faculty members and students in educational and research institutions around the world. Objevtives: The current study aimed to design, implement, and evaluate a short-term research skills training course for faculty members of ...  Read More

7. A comparison of the psychiatric nursing master`s curriculum in Iran and Canada

Fatemeh Alaee Karahroudy; Effat Sheikhbahaeddinzadeh

Articles in Press, Accepted Manuscript, Available Online from 12 September 2020

  Background: One of the most important tasks of a university is to assess their weaknesses and build upon their strengths. As the education and skill level of psychiatric nursing graduates in Iran is often unpredictable, we hope to improve the current curriculum by comparing it to a successful educational ...  Read More

Kerman University of Medical Sciences

  Seyed Hasan Eftekhar-Vaghefi , PhD

  Habibeh Ahmadipour , MD

Print ISSN: 2645-3525

Online ISSN: 2645-3452

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