Document Type: Letter to editor




The goal of teaching in medical sciences is to warrant increasing the number of people with professional identities. The establishment of a professional identity needs to support the objective to develop educational strategies and change the traditional curriculum. According to some evidence, to redefine medical professionalism in Iran, the medical education curriculum must change, and an educational reform must be implemented. Moreover,all aspect of   medical  professionalism should be reviewed and modified in accordance with the changes made in medical education so that it performs more effectively with the formation and internalization of professional identities.


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