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)
Effect of Group Reflection and Moral Case Deliberation on Moral Reasoning Skills and the Reflective Ability Among Nursing Students

Seyede Elham Fazljoo; Fatemeh Keshmiri; Khadijeh Nasiriani; Ahdieh Bahri

Volume 21, Issue 1 , February 2024, , Pages 84-91

  Background: In healthcare, professionals are often confronted with ethical issues and morally complex. Moral reasoning and reflective ability are the most important requirements for nurses’ professional proficiency and patient care. Group reflection and moral case deliberation are important and ...  Read More

Impact of Integration of Medical Education in the Health System of Islamic Republic of Iran

Fereidoon Azizi; Abbass Entezari; Nader Momtazmanesh; Masoud Pezeshkian; Narges Tabrizchi

Volume 21, Supplement , January 2024, , Pages 1-10

  Background: Following the Iranian Islamic revolution in 1979, two major reforms were implemented in the nationwide health system: Establishment of the Ministry of Health and Medical Education and the development of Primary Health Care Networks. The aim of this article is to review the impact of integration ...  Read More

Is Using Blended Learning of Lab Skills by a Modest Augmented Reality-Based Educational Booklet Beneficial to Pharmacy Students?

Zohrehsadat Mirmoghtadaie; Tahereh Hosseinabadi; Fatemeh Tavakoli; Maryam Tabarzad

Volume 20, Issue 1 , February 2023, , Pages 103-109

  Background: Using augmented reality (AR) in blended learning in the higher education system has exhibited promising results.Objectives: In this study, the effect of using a simple AR-based booklet was evaluated on the learning and practical skills of pharmacy students during a pharmacognosy lab-based ...  Read More

Exploring Lived Experiences of Students Studying at Master’s Degree of Online Medical Education Regarding Hidden Curriculum

Shoaleh Bigdeli; Mahboubeh Rastgou Salami; Afsaneh Dehnad; Atefeh Zabihi Zazoly; Zohreh Sohrabi; Zahra Nahardani; John Sandars

Volume 20, Issue 1 , February 2023, , Pages 110-117

  Background: The hidden curriculum has a significant role in students’ learning in general and in online learning in particular. However, there are few studies on hidden curriculum of online medical education programs.Objectives: The present study explored master students’ experience of hidden ...  Read More

Role of the Educational Atmosphere on Self-Efficacy Among Dental Students

Fatemeh Farshad; Masoomeh Kheirkhah; Jorma Virtanen; Hossein Hessari

Volume 20, Issue 1 , February 2023, , Pages 137-144

  Background: Learning is due to behavioral changes in knowledge, skills, and attitude.Objectives: The current research assesses the state of the atmosphere, educational environment, and self-efficacy domains. It also assesses how the educational environment affects dental students' sense of self-efficacy.Methods: ...  Read More

Psychometric Properties of the Context, Input, Process, and Product (CIPP) Model for the Evaluation of Medical Ethics Education

Habibeh Ahmadipour; Amirhossein Alirezaie; Mina Mobasher

Volume 20, Issue 1 , February 2023, , Pages 155-161

  Background: Medical ethics courses play a pivotal role in medical education, aiming to enhance the moral decision-making capabilities of medical students. As such, the evaluation of medical ethics education programs within medical faculties is of paramount importance for the improvement of these initiatives.Objectives: ...  Read More

Medical Specialty Choice and Effective Factors: A Cross-Sectional Survey of Last-Year Medical Students

Ghazal Mansouri; Zeinab Sadat Rooholamini; Fatemeh Karami Robati

Volume 20, Issue 1 , February 2023, , Pages 173-178

  Background: Choosing a medical specialty is an important choice for medical students and the healthcare system.Objectives: This study aimed to investigate the interest of last-year medical students in choosing a future medical specialty and determine effective factors in it.Methods: A descriptive cross-sectional ...  Read More

Effect of Communication Skills Virtual Module Based on the Calgary-Cambridge Model on the Attitude and Performance of Medical Students

Ghobad Ramezani; Khadijeh Khoshsokhan; Eshagh Moradi; Kamran Soltani Arabshahi; Davood Rasouli

Volume 20, Issue 1 , February 2023, , Pages 195-203

  Background: Good physician-patient communication improves health outcomes. However, many medical students lack effective communication skills.Objectives: This study was done to evaluate a virtual education module for teaching communication skills to medical students in Iran.Methods: The pre-test-post-test ...  Read More

A Practical Guide for Conducting Scholarship of Teaching and Learning (SoTL): An Approach to Developing the Innovative Educational Process

Hoda Ahmari Tehran; Mojgan Mohammadimehr; Fatemeh Keshmiri

Volume 19, Issue 1 , December 2022, , Pages 5-13

  Background: Planning and conducting successful scholarship of teaching and learning or educational scholarship in medical education is essential. The guidelines for faculty members can be significant.Objectives: This study aimed to develop a practical guide for teaching and learning scholarship activities.Methods: ...  Read More

Comparing the Perspectives of Medical Graduates Concerning the Preference of Teaching Basic Science Lessons by Professors with MSc-PhD and MD-PhD Degrees

Manzumeh Shamsi Meimandi; Maryam Okhovati; Elham Sharifpoor; Amir Abbas Shafeezadeh; Shahriar Dabiri

Volume 19, Issue 1 , December 2022, , Pages 130-137

  Background: Given that basic medical science lessons constitute the fundamental part of the professional doctorate course, and among the numerous factors influencing education quality, the teacher is considered one of the most crucial facets of education quality.Objectives: The present research was conducted ...  Read More

The Effect of Cultural Competence Training on Empathy of Medical Residents

Zohreh Sohrabi; Atefeh Zabihi Zazoly; Somayeh Alizadeh; Azam Norouzi; Ghobad Ramezani; Akram Zhianifard

Volume 19, Issue 1 , December 2022, , Pages 138-144

  Background: Cultural competence is a core skill for the healthcare team that reputable medical organizations and associations have always emphasized. Its components are essential in reducing health inequalities, increasing patient satisfaction, and improving health outcomes.Objectives: Considering that ...  Read More

Move to the Fourth-Generation Universities: A Systematic Scoping Review of Educational and Management Strategies

Amir Mohammad Salehi; Hossein Ali Mohammadi; Mohammad Ahmadian; Elham Khanlarzadeh

Volume 18, Issue 1 , December 2021, , Pages 1-9

  Background: Higher education is not uniform. There are significant differences between higher education systems among different countries and even among institutions in a similar education or system; therefore, identifying the various types of entrepreneurial activities helps the mission of fourth-generation ...  Read More

A Comparative Study of Doctoral Nursing Education Programs in Iran and Japan

Seyedeh Azam Sajadi; Jamileh Mokhtari Nouri; Nahid Rajai

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

  Background: The quality assurance of doctoral nursing education programs is one of the priorities of educational systems, with significant effects on the development and improvement of educational programs. Therefore, identifying the strengths and weaknesses of these programs through comparison ...  Read More

Future Studies: Dimensions and Components in the Educational System of a University of Medical Sciences

Monireh Parvaneh; Kiomars Niaz Azari; Taraneh Enayati

Volume 18, Issue 1 , December 2021, , Pages 1-8

  Background: One way to make change in the field of education is through future studies. Considering the role of future studies in building a better future for the country’s medical education and health system, the establishment of the required bases in medical education is necessary.Objectives: ...  Read More

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 , December 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

Qualitative Explanation of the Effect of Changes in the Educational System on the Development of Professionalism in Medical Residents

Farangis Shoghi Shafagh Aria; Parvin Samadi; Shahram Yazdani

Volume 16, Issue 1 , December 2019

  Background The development of professionalism is one of the fundamental goals of educational systems, especially in medical sciences. Medical students, in addition to acquiring clinical knowledge and skills, should somehow benefit from moral values and professionalism in order to practice in a professional ...  Read More

Clinical Teaching of Residents in Operating Room: A Review of Methods and Strategies for Strengthening Teaching and Learning

Masoumeh Rahimi; Majid Shirani

Volume 15, Issue 1 , December 2018

  Background The operating room is considered a learning platform for technical and non-technical skill training. Training in operating rooms helps learners from different groups, especially surgery residents, acquire the necessary clinical competence. Nevertheless, operating room training is only effective ...  Read More

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

Esmat Nouhi; Sakineh Sabzevari; Hakime Hosainrezaee

Volume 15, Issue 1 , December 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

Effect of Blended Education on Nursing Students’ Awareness and Attitude Towards Organ Donation: A Solomon Four-Group Study

Shoaib Dehghani; Kaveh Bahmanpour; Bijan Nouri; Sina Valiee

Volume 15, Issue 1 , December 2018

  Background Organ donation requires management to promote awareness and create the proper culture in all societies. Awareness and attitude of students and nursing staff can affect the process of donating organs. Objectives The aim of this study was to determine the effect of blended education on the awareness ...  Read More

Oral Presentation Versus Role Playing in Medical Education: A Quasi-Experimental Study

Malihe Dadgar Moghadam; Majid Khadem-Rezaiyan

Volume 15, Issue 1 , December 2018

  Background It is claimed that role-playing is a teaching strategy that has several advantages for both the teacher and student. This study aimed to compare two educational methods (oral presentation, a traditional method that is known to be teacher-centered, versus role-playing which is a student-centered ...  Read More

The Effect of Interactive and Effective Lecturing Workshop for Developing Faculty Members in Teaching: An Experiment of Utilizing Peer Observation of Teaching and Feedback

Azim Mirzazadeh; Maryam Alizadeh; Mohammad Shariati; Leyla Sadighpour

Volume 15, Issue 1 , December 2018

  Background Whereas much has been written about the strategies, barriers and facilitator factors of effective and interactive lecturing in medical education little has been written about the effective and interactive lecturing skills educational programs for medical teachers based on peer observation ...  Read More