Strides in Development of Medical Education
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)
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 1-7

  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 1-9

  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

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

  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

  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

  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

  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

  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

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

Afshin Mousavi Chelak; Hasan Kaviani

Volume 15, Issue 1 , December 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

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 , December 2018

  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

Management of Teaching Hospitals; Opportunities and Threats

Mohammad Reza Amiresmaili; Saeideh Negahdari; Zahra Khosravirad; Mahya Tohidi; Sajad Khosravi

Volume 13, Issue 4 , November 2016, , Pages 337-348

  Background & Objective: The plan of integration of medical schools into the health system was adopted in 1985 and one of its consequences was the creation of the teaching hospital The aim of this study was to investigate the problems and challenges of managing teaching hospitals Methods: This qualitative ...  Read More

A Systematic Review of the Effect of ProblemBased Learning on Learning Satisfaction and Efficacy of the Iranian Medical Education

Hakimeh Hazrati; Vahedeh Zaregavgani; Mortaza Ghojazadeh; Leila Vahedi

Volume 13, Issue 3 , September 2016, , Pages 246-254

  Background & Objective: The main prospect of medical education is improving the quality of health care provided by clinicians The quality and timing of services is related to medical education that can train researchers to solve the problems of the changing requirements of society Problembased learning ...  Read More

Cadaver Donation and Bequeathment in Medical Education

Farnaz Limouei; Hossein Limouei; Omid Ali Hoseinzadeh; Bahram Asl-Fattahi; Parviz Karimi-Sani; Kavous Shahsavarinia

Volume 13, Issue 3 , September 2016, , Pages 255-267

  Background & Objective: Anatomy is the basis of medical education and is conducted by the dissection of the cadaver The cadaver is a book which can provide great educational grounds for medical and paramedical students However cadaver shortage is one of the most important problems of medical schools ...  Read More

Evaluation of Mnemonic Instruction for Management of Patients with Poisoning

Ali Rikhtegaran-Tehrani; Saeed Abbasi

Volume 13, Issue 2 , June 2016, , Pages 151-159

  Background & Objective: Medical education complexity gets worsen when confronting with a lot of information to be memorized and needs to have new techniques for learning and remembering Mnemonic instruction is a way to help students to remember the information or vocabulary more effectively and easily ...  Read More

The Comparison Between Views of Physicians and Specialists in Social and Behavioral Sciences About the Need for Social Science Education to Medical Students

Saideh Garousi

Volume 12, Issue 5 , February 2016, , Pages 734-744

  Background & Objective: In recent years with regard to the role of effective and undeniable role of social and behavioral factors in the disease health and mortality many medical colleges in developed and developing countries hold social and behavioral sciences in training program of medical students ...  Read More