Strides in Development of Medical Education
Volume 21 (2024)
Volume 20 (2023)
Volume 19 (2022)
Volume 18 (2021)
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 Current Outlook in the Internationalization of Medical Education in Pakistan

Zohreh Poudeh; Fatemeh Karami Robati; Atefeh Ahmadi; Mahmoudreza Dehghani; Masoomeh Shahsavari; Bagher Amirheidari; Vahid Yazdi Feyzabadi

Volume 21, Issue 1 , January 2024, , Pages 8-16

https://doi.org/10.22062/sdme.2024.199084.1292

Abstract
  Background: Internationalization in medical education (ME) creates new potentials, and links among countries.Objectives: The present study aimed to investigate the current outlook on the internationalization of ME in Pakistan.Methods: This case study had an outlook on the internationalization of ME in ...  Read More

Developing and Validating an Assessment Blueprint for Clinical Skill Competencies in General Surgery for the Medical Undergraduates

Neetha Kundoor; Faiz Hussain; Sridhar Lingam; Venkat Narsimha Reddy; Rekha Arcot; Harshita Bondugula; Srilatha Bashetti

Volume 20, Issue 1 , February 2023, , Pages 8-15

https://doi.org/10.22062/sdme.2023.198234.1156

Abstract
  Background: Assessment is the requisite or essential part of medical education. A Blueprint is a calibrated or quality document that compiles the entire educational content and its outcome.Objectives: The present study was done to develop an assessment blueprint for clinical skill competencies in the ...  Read More

Systematic Observatory in Various Fields of Medical Sciences: The Necessity of the Future Complicated World

Reza Dehnavieh; Sara Zare; Parisa Dehghanian

Volume 20, Issue 1 , February 2023, , Pages 16-17

https://doi.org/10.22062/sdme.2023.197933.1124

Abstract
  Similar to other sciences, medical sciences have witnessed fast progress and changes in the world around them in recent years. This factor, along with the relation of these sciences to the principal issue of health, has led the up-to-datedness of education in the fields of medical sciences to be of a ...  Read More

Philosophy of Education to Make Health Professions Education (HPE) a Success

Sohrab Nosrati; Zahra Nouri Khaneghah; Elham Ramezanpor; Eshagh Moradi; Elham Karimi; Shoaleh Bigdeli

Volume 20, Issue 1 , February 2023, , Pages 18-19

https://doi.org/10.22062/sdme.2023.198106.1144

Abstract
  The most critical issue in a successful educational system is the selection of values, goals, and a coherent philosophy. The reason is that each educational system aims to educate an ideal human being, which cannot be trained without a value system, and goals. Education is a process of changing behaviors, ...  Read More

Error Assessment of Artificial Intelligence Results: What We Need to Do in Medical Education

Mahdi Zarei; Maryam Zarei

Volume 20, Issue 1 , February 2023, , Pages 38-39

https://doi.org/10.22062/sdme.2023.198333.1173

Abstract
  McCarthy initially utilized artificial intelligence (AI) in 1955 (1). AI is a machine endowed with intelligent capabilities, including comprehension, reasoning, processing, learning, and communication, enabling it to execute various professional tasks or assist individuals in their endeavors (2).Products ...  Read More

Requirements, Criteria, Challenges, and Solutions for the Internationalization of Medical Education in Iran: A Qualitative Study

Salman Bashzar; Vahid Yazdi Feyzabadi; Atefeh Ahmadi; Fatemeh Karami Robat; Masoomeh Shahsavari; Ali Akbar Haghdoost; Bagher Amirheidari

Volume 20, Issue 1 , February 2023, , Pages 118-125

https://doi.org/10.22062/sdme.2023.198164.1177

Abstract
  Background: Despite some obstacles, internationalization of medical education can promote the educational, research and clinical level of universities.Objectives: The purpose of this study was to explore the opportunities, challenges, and solutions of the internationalization of higher medical education ...  Read More

Investigating the Effectiveness of Blended Learning as a New Strategy for Teaching Anatomy to Medical Students: A Systematic Review

Zahra Karbasi; Parisa Eslami; Maryam Zahmatkeshan; Sadrieh Hajesmaeel Gohari

Volume 20, Issue 1 , February 2023, , Pages 162-172

https://doi.org/10.22062/sdme.2023.198828.1252

Abstract
  Background: The combined use of electronic and traditional education is called blended learning. Anatomy is a major in medical education. Using this method creates flexible learning environments and more interaction in learning.Objectives: The present study was conducted to investigate the effect of ...  Read More

Leveraging the Pygmalion Effect to Unlock Student Potential in Medical Education

Ramin Homayouni-Zand; Masomeh Kalantarion

Volume 20, Issue 1 , February 2023, , Pages 193-194

https://doi.org/10.22062/sdme.2023.199113.1294

Abstract
  Studying the Pygmalion effect and becoming well-acquainted with the advantages of utilizing it encourages medical educators to consider it a practical approach for motivating students and tapping their enormous potential to benefit their future achievements.  Read More

Students’ Academic Lifestyle in COVID-19 Crisis: A Qualitative Study with a Phenomenological Analysis

Leili Mosalanejad; Mehdi Dastpak; Fatemeh Kheshti

Volume 19, Issue 1 , December 2022, , Pages 51-58

https://doi.org/10.22062/sdme.2022.196790.1087

Abstract
  Background: COVID-19 crisis has created special educational conditions. This challenge has brought about changes in students’ academic lifestyles.Objectives: We aimed to conduct a qualitative study on the students’ academic lifestyle and quality during the COVID-19 crisis.Methods: This is ...  Read More

Evaluation of the Feasibility and Usefulness of the LMS Acceptance Questionnaire: Technology Confirmation During the Covid-19 Pandemic in Medical Students Users in Iran

Leili Mosalanejad; Sara Maghsodzadeh

Volume 19, Issue 1 , December 2022, , Pages 75-83

https://doi.org/10.22062/sdme.2022.196832.1090

Abstract
  Background: Technology acceptance comprises cognitive and psychological elements about using technology.Objectives: This descriptive study evaluated the feasibility and applicability of the LMS acceptance questionnaire in medical sciences students using native LMS during the COVID-19 pandemic.Methods: ...  Read More

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

Khalil Tazik

Volume 18, Issue 1 , December 2021, , Pages 1-6

https://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

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 , December 2021, , Pages 1-6

https://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

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 , December 2021, , Pages 1-6

https://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

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 , December 2021, , Pages 1-6

https://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

The Challenges of Assessing Medical Educational Policies in Iran: A Systematic Review

Hakimeh Ansari; Behnam Talebi; Asadollah Khadivi

Volume 17, Issue 1 , December 2020, , Pages 1-8

https://doi.org/10.22062/sdme.2020.91482

Abstract
  Background: Development of problem-solving skills through policy-making and promotion of physician education can be achieved by establishing specific criteria for policy-making and evaluation of educational policies.Objectives: This study aimed to investigate the challenges of assessing medical education ...  Read More

Construction of a New Professional Identity in Medical Education: A Trend to the Future in Iran due to a Basic Reform in Education and Expectations

Leili Mosalanejad

Volume 17, Issue 1 , December 2020, , Pages 1-2

https://doi.org/10.22062/sdme.2020.91483

Abstract
  The goal of teaching in medical sciences is to warrant increasing the number of people with professional identities. Teaching medical professionalism within a theoretical field is a means to achieve a goal. The foundations of identity development stipulated in educational psychology, and other related ...  Read More

Student: A Neglected Element in Facing the Challenges of Medical Education during the COVID-19 Era

Habibeh Ahmadipour

Volume 17, Supplement , September 2020, , Pages 1-2

https://doi.org/10.22062/sdme.2020.194951

Abstract
  The COVID-19 pandemic, which has startled all of us, caused rapid and major changes in the higher education system of Iran, especially in the field of medical education. Although since 2001 the education system is trying to use virtual /distance education (1), until the start of the pandemic, e-learning ...  Read More

Integration of Lecture and Role-Play in Teaching Immunology to Medical Students

Behrooz Pouragha; Zohreh Ghazivakili; Roohangiz Norouzinia; Nafiseh Pakravan

Volume 16, Issue 1 , December 2019

https://doi.org/10.5812/sdme.82695

Abstract
  Background Medical education is viewed as a challenging phenomenon, which can cause stress in learners and affect the learning quality. Considering the importance of basic sciences education, development of new pedagogical approaches is necessary to improve medical education. Role-play is an efficient ...  Read More

Challenges of Medical Education Development Centers: A Content Analysis of Authorities’ Views

Reza Dehnavieh; Saeed Hosseini; Somayeh Noori Hekmat; Mohammad Hossein Mehrolhassani; Nasim Pourdamghan; Ali Akbar Haghdoost; Ali Reza Kalantari

Volume 16, Issue 1 , December 2019

https://doi.org/10.5812/sdme.85677

Abstract
  Background The main objective of medical education development centers is to improve the quality of medical education. However, after more than two decades since the formation of these centers, they are still facing numerous challenges. Objectives Given the importance of these centers, this study was ...  Read More

Effect of Clinical Pathology Course on Attitude and Learning in Medical Students Taking Clinical Laboratory Course in Kerman University of Medical Sciences

Elham Jafari; Shariar Dabiri; Foroogh Mangeli; Reza Baneshi

Volume 16, Issue 1 , December 2019

https://doi.org/10.5812/sdme.88406

Abstract
  Background According to the importance of the clinical pathology for diagnosis, decision making regarding preventive and minimally invasive methods, and treatment follow-ups, it is useful to familiarize medical students with better utilization of laboratory tests before clinical practice and incorporate ...  Read More

Evaluation of the Task Compliance of Medical Education Development Centers from the Viewpoint of the Managers of the Centers

Ali Reza Kalantari; Noora Rafiee; Saeed Hosseni; Somaye Noori Hekmat; Ali Akbar Haghdoost; Reza Dehnavieh

Volume 15, Issue 1 , December 2018

https://doi.org/10.5812/sdme.58885

Abstract
  Background Medical education development (MED) centers are established in order to improve the quality of medical education. It seems that after more than two decades since the establishment, the centers still have difficulties to perform some tasks. Objectives According to the important role of MED ...  Read More

Design, Implementation, and Evaluation of a Medical Education Fellowship Program for the Faculty Members of Kerman University of Medical Sciences Based on the Kirkpatrick Model

Mahmoud Reza Dehghani; Mahla Salajegheh; Majid Fasihi Harandi; Kambiz Bahaadinbeigy; Bahareh Bahman Bijari; Zeynab Shakiba; Zahra Fatahi

Volume 15, Issue 1 , December 2018

https://doi.org/10.5812/sdme.64668

Abstract
  Background Attempts to increase the development of faculty members can improve their ability to assume different roles. Objectives The purpose of this study was to design, implementation, and evaluation a medical education fellowship program for the faculty members of Kerman University of Medical Sciences ...  Read More