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 , February 2024, , Pages 8-16

  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

Empowering the Healers: Strengthening Self-Efficacy and Learning Environment in Boosting Academic Resilience

Saurabh Bihari Lal Shrivastava; Kevin Jonathan Pradipta

Volume 21, Issue 1 , February 2024, , Pages 48-52

  The journey of medical students can prove to be extremely challenging and tough owing to academic pressures, parental expectations, peer pressure, and students’ inability to adapt to the environment in a medical school. Academic resilience among medical students refers to their ability to persevere, ...  Read More

Developing and Validating an Assessment Blueprint for Clinical Skill Competencies in Dermatology, Venereology, and Leprosy for Phase II and Phase III Medical Students

Harshita Reddy.B; Prattilohi. S. Rajlaxmi; Sudha Vani Damarla; Sudharani Chintagunta; Manmohan Gavvala; Neetha Kundoor; Srilatha Bashetti

Volume 21, Issue 1 , February 2024, , Pages 54-62

  Background: The assessment blueprint is a calibrated dossier, which is a meticulously designed document that proactively compiles all educational content and its anticipated outcomes comprehensively. This blueprint is a powerful tool that integrates subject matter, learning objectives (including skills, ...  Read More

Revolutionizing Medical Education via Electronic Question Banks

Saurabh RamBihariLal Shrivastava; Prateek Sudhakar Bobhate

Volume 21, Issue 1 , February 2024, , Pages 81-83

  Assessments in medical education play an indispensable role in the making of competent medical graduates, who are knowledgeable and skilled enough to meet the changing needs of the healthcare practice. For the assessment of the cognitive domain in medical education, paper-based assessments have been ...  Read More

Professional Dental Education in the Modern Russian Federation: Current Status and Prospects

Anzor Anatolievich Khaniev; Zhukova Aleksandra Nikolaevna; Ardavova Amina Anatolievna

Volume 21, Issue 1 , February 2024, , Pages 92-98

  Background: In the Russian Federation, dentistry has become a very popular career choice among applicants, leading to a significant increase in the number of graduates from dental faculties and universities, as well as a growth in the number of educational institutions providing higher medical education ...  Read More

Students as Propulsion Engine of Medical Education System: The Concept of the Student Committee of Medical Education Development

AmirAli Moodi Ghalibaf; Hamid Yazdaninejad; Radman Amiri; Amir Hossain Karimi; Zahra Safari; Ali Akbar Khosravi-Larijani; Keivan Lashkari; Amir Mohammad Parsanahad; Mohammad Javad Ghapanchian; Sina Yousefian; Ali Madadi-Mahani; Ali Mohammad-Hassani; Mahla Khayat-Rasouli; Aeen Mohammadi

Volume 21, Issue 1 , February 2024, , Pages 106-107

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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

  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

  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

  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

  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

  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

  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

  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

  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

  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

  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

  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

  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

  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

  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

  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

  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