Strides in Development of Medical Education
Volume 19 (2022)
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)
Letter to editor
It is Time to Demystify Research and Publishing in Africa’s Undergraduate Pharmacy Education

Deborah Oyine Aluh; Maxwell Ogochukwu Adibe

Volume 18, Issue 1 , December 2021, Pages 1-2

http://dx.doi.org/10.22062/sdme.2021.195917.1052

Abstract
  In Nigeria, like most African countries, Academic pharmacy is the least appealing area of practice for most graduates(1). Apart from being known to be the least lucrative area of practice in terms of remuneration, many aspects of this career path seem to be shrouded in so much mystery. A vital aspect ...  Read More

Letter to editor
Modifying Medical Educational Curricula Based on an Interdisciplinary Approach: A Requirement of the Present Era

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

Volume 18, Issue 1 , December 2021, Pages 1-3

http://dx.doi.org/10.22062/sdme.2021.91628

Abstract
  In recent decades, human knowledge has rapidly progressed, especially in the evolution of new biomedical sciences and techniques, transforming all aspects of social life dramatically. In the new technology era in modern society, novel disciplines, not only theoretically but also from an empirical and ...  Read More

Letter to editor
Whistle-Blower: Shadowing of the Pandemic on Indian Medical Residency

Prakash G Gondode; Ankita Mahavir Garg; Diksha Manoj Gaur; Muralidharan Vittobaraju

Volume 18, Issue 1 , December 2021, Pages 1-2

http://dx.doi.org/10.22062/sdme.2021.196293.1067

Abstract
  India has accomplished an astonishing rate of Corona Virus Disease (COVID-19) vaccination. Clever application of the prevailing immunisation infrastructure and logistics has facilitated in augmenting the reach of the vaccination program. Regardless, India is beholding an austere wave of the pandemic ...  Read More

Letter to editor
Faculty Members’ Promotion: Challenges and Solutions

Sara Shafian; Mahla Salajegheh

Volume 18, Issue 1 , December 2021, Pages 1-2

http://dx.doi.org/10.22062/sdme.2021.195223.1033

Abstract
  The importance of comprehensive andsustainable development, competition between countries to gain a superior cultural-political and economic position, and strengthening science and technology to expand the sphere of influence and national authority indicate the efficiency of universities and institutions ...  Read More

Letter to editor
Impacts of COVID-19 Pandemic on Medical Education and Students of Bangladesh

Kallol Debnath

Volume 18, Issue 1 , December 2021, Pages 1-2

http://dx.doi.org/10.22062/sdme.2021.196522.1073

Abstract
  The Coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19) pandemic is a public health disaster with massive and various social, financial, and health consequences(1), which is transforming the community in countless ways. It has affected lifestyle to economy, playground to pray-yard, primary education to professional ...  Read More

Review
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

http://dx.doi.org/10.22062/sdme.2021.196266.1065

Abstract
  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

Original Article
Effect of Integrated Teaching on Students' Learning

Azadeh Ebrahimzadeh; Mohammad Reza Abedini; Kherionesa Ramazanzade; Bita Bijari; Hamed Aramjoo; Majid Zare Bidaki

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

http://dx.doi.org/10.22062/sdme.2021.192468.1011

Abstract
  Background: Currently medical education in Iran consists of basic sciences, physiopathology and clinical stages. Medical students learn them separately and often are confused that how basic sciences materials would be helpful for the patient’s diagnosis and treatment. Integration of various ...  Read More

Original Article
A Student-as-Teacher Program: A Pathway to the Accountability of Medical Education Systems

Fatemeh Keshmiri

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

http://dx.doi.org/10.22062/sdme.2021.195075.1026

Abstract
  Background: Teaching is identified as a necessary role and responsibility for junior faculty members in their future careers.Objectives: The present study aimed to test the hypothesis that a student-as-teacher (SaT) program can effectively prepare the students for their future roles as teachers ...  Read More

Original Article
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

http://dx.doi.org/10.22062/sdme.2021.195312.1036

Abstract
  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

Original Article
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

http://dx.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

Original Article
The Costs of Training Medical Parasitology and Mycology Students at Kerman University of Medical Sciences

Reza Goudarzi; Majid Fasihi Harandi; Mohammad Tasavon Gholamhoseini; Mohammad Ebrahimipour

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

http://dx.doi.org/10.22062/sdme.2021.195134.1029

Abstract
  Background: Training of expert human resources is one of the main and basic objectives of developed countries. One of the important challenges for attainment of this objective is shortage in funding and financial resources. This is while medical branches, due to being specialized and requiring vast practical ...  Read More

Original Article
Actual Costs of Residency Training in Teaching Hospitals: A Case of Iran

Zahra Meshkani; Mahmoud Reza Alebouyeh; Aziz Rezapour; Vahid Alipour; Alireza Mazdaki; Nader Markazi Moghaddam; Negar Yousefzadeh; Narges Hakimi

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

http://dx.doi.org/10.22062/sdme.2021.195297.1034

Abstract
  Background: There was a challenge for teaching hospitals to accept residents for educational goals due to their training costs.Objectives: The present study aimed to estimate the actual costs of residency training in hospitals for policymaking, budgetary impact, and negotiation.Methods: This retrospective ...  Read More

Original Article
Relationship between Self-efficacy and Attitudes towards Interprofessional Collaboration and Communication in Learners of Different Disciplines of Medical Sciences

Fatemeh Keshmiri

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

http://dx.doi.org/10.22062/sdme.2020.193866.1015

Abstract
  Background: Interprofessional collaboration is defined as a key component of a successful team in healthcare system. Interprofessional collaboration facilitates healthcare team members to provide the effective and safe healthcare services.Objectives: This study aimed at investigating the relationship ...  Read More

Original Article
Professional Ethics in Teaching from the Perspectives of Professors and Graduate Students of Mazandaran University of Medical Sciences: A Comparative Study

Forouzan Sadeghimahalli; Roghayeh Valipour Khajehghyasi; Somayeh Akbari Farmad

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

http://dx.doi.org/10.22062/sdme.2021.195301.1035

Abstract
  Background: Teaching and training require ethical considerations.Objectives: The present study aimed at evaluating teaching ethics from the perspectives of professors and postgraduate students of Mazandaran University of Medical Sciences based on a comparative approach.Methods: A cross-sectional study ...  Read More

Original Article
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

http://dx.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

Original Article
Designing the Comprehensive Educational Faculty Development Program in Kerman University of Medical Sciences Based on Kern Planning Model

Mahla Salajegheh; Ali Norouzi

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

http://dx.doi.org/10.22062/sdme.2021.195823.1045

Abstract
  Background: Educational development of faculty members requires the adoption of clear and coherent strategies that pave the way for achieving goals in this area.Objectives: This study aimed to design a comprehensive educational faculty development program in Kerman University of Medical Sciences.Methods: ...  Read More

Original Article
Review of Checklist and Global Rating Form Scoring Methods in Objective Structured Clinical Examination Stations: A Narrative Review

Mahla Salajegheh; Nazanin Shamaeian Razavi

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

http://dx.doi.org/10.22062/sdme.2021.195846.1046

Abstract
  Background: The objective structured clinical examination (OSCE) is broadly applied to assess the clinical competence of medical students. Despite the widespread use of the OSCE, the scoring methods used in this test can be a potential source of measurement error and affect the accuracy of the scores.Objectives: ...  Read More

Original Article
Learners’ Preferences in English Language Learning: A Cross Sectional Study at Hormozgan University of Medical Sciences

Hamid Mahmoodi; Mehri Hadad Narafshan; Hassan Shahabi

Volume 18, Issue 1 , December 2021, Pages 1-7

http://dx.doi.org/10.22062/sdme.2021.196170.1060

Abstract
  Background: Learning a language has become more highlighted for medical students because it works as an approach for expressing and exchanging thoughts and feelings.Objectives: The present study was conducted to investigate the preferences of English as an international language among Iranian medical ...  Read More

Original Article
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

http://dx.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

Original Article
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

http://dx.doi.org/10.22062/sdme.2021.194978.1024

Abstract
  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

Original Article
The Relationship between Academic Underachievement and Problematic Cell Phone Use among Medical Students

Saeideh Moslemizadeh; Habibeh Ahmadipour

Volume 18, Issue 1 , December 2021, Pages 1-4

http://dx.doi.org/10.22062/sdme.2021.196255.1064

Abstract
  Background: Academic underachievement is a growing phenomenon among medical students, influenced by several factors.Objectives: This study investigated the relationship between academic underachievement and problematic cell phone use among medical students at Kerman University of Medical Sciences.Methods: ...  Read More

Original Article
Explaining the Residents’Perception of Desirable Clinical Education: A Qualitative Content Analysis

Sara Shafian; Soleiman Ahmadi; Parvin Rezaei-Gazki; Roghayeh Ershad Sarabi

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

http://dx.doi.org/10.22062/sdme.2021.91790

Abstract
  Background: Specialized and subspecialized medical education is of key importance in the higher education system due to the special role of residents in various fields in the educationalmedical system of universities and the important role of graduates of these fields as specialized and subspecialized ...  Read More

Original Article
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

http://dx.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

Original Article
The Comparative Study of Accreditation Standards of Medical Sciences Educational Programs in Iran and Some Other Countries of the World

Parvaneh Sharifi; Alireza Manzari Tavakoli; Mitra Kamyabi; Zahra Zeinaddiny Meymand

Volume 18, Issue 1 , December 2021, Pages 1-11

http://dx.doi.org/10.22062/sdme.2021.195607.1038

Abstract
  Background: Program accreditation is a quality assurance educational program implemented in many countries.Objectives: This study aimed to compare program accreditation standards of the Ministry of Health of Iran with several selected countries and to extract program accreditation standards to benefit ...  Read More

Original Article
Environmental and Occupational Health Students’ Attitudes Toward Social Media in Online Learning During the COVID-19 Pandemic

Soudabeh Ghazizadeh Ehsaei; Mehry Haddad Narafshan; Majid Zeinali Nejad

Volume 18, Issue 1 , December 2021, Pages 1-5

http://dx.doi.org/10.22062/sdme.2021.196657.1080

Abstract
  Background: Individuals engaged in education and health currently during the coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19) pandemic find it urgent to avail themselves of high-speed communication and information technology.Objectives: This survey was conducted to investigate the attitudes of environmental and occupational ...  Read More

Original Article
Evaluation of Medical University Deputies’ and Managers’ Perspectives on the Outcomes of Institutional Accreditation of Medical Universities from 2018-2019

Somaieh Mazroie; Mahmood Reza Dehghani; Nikoo Yamani; Sakineh Sabzevari

Volume 18, Issue 1 , December 2021, Pages 1-7

http://dx.doi.org/10.22062/sdme.2021.195647.1040

Abstract
  Background: Accreditation is one of the most important ways of guaranteeing the quality of medical education.Objectives: T he aim of this study was to determine medical university deputies’ and managers’ perspectives on the outcomes of institutional accreditation in Iran.Methods: T his was ...  Read More

Original Article
Explaining the Status of Soft Skills Training in Dentistry Profession in Basic Sciences Courses and Identifying the Capabilities of These Courses for the Process-Oriented Integration of Soft Skills

Roghayeh Valipour Khajeghyasi; Mohammad Reza Nili; Mohammad Javad Liaghatdar

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

http://dx.doi.org/10.22062/sdme.2021.196172.1061

Abstract
  Background: The dentistry profession requires a high level of soft skills whose training seems necessary to respond to the community and increase the quality of specialized practice.Objectives: The present study was conducted to examine the status of soft skills training in dentistry basic sciences courses ...  Read More

Brief report
Development of Medical Etiquette from New Strategies by Art in Education: A Case Study during and before COVID-19

Leili Mosalanejad; Mehdi M Dastpak; Sedigheh Najafipour

Volume 18, Issue 1 , December 2021, Pages 1-4

http://dx.doi.org/10.22062/sdme.2021.196535.1076

Abstract
  Background: Medical education professionally requires the development of analytical and diagnostic thinking skills, not just accumulation. It used to help the student from exposure to real estate problems by developing analytical skills.Objectives: This case study reports the process of design and educational ...  Read More

Brief report
Effect of Simulation-Based Debriefing on Nursing Students’ Competence in Medication Administration: An Experimental Study

Serva Rezaee; Mohammad-Iraj Bagheri-Saweh; Bijan Nouri; Sina Valiee

Volume 18, Issue 1 , December 2021, Pages 1-4

http://dx.doi.org/10.22062/sdme.2021.195720.1042

Abstract
  Background: Medication error represents one of the parameters of patient safety.Objectives: The aim of present study was to investigate the effect of the effect of simulation-based debriefing on adherence to correct principles and medication administration competence in nursing students.Methods:  Internship ...  Read More