Strides in Development of Medical Education
Volume 21 (2024)
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)
Editor’s Note
Indexing the Strides in Development of Medical Education Journal in Scopus Database in 2022

Payam Khazaeli

Volume 20, Issue 1 , February 2023, Pages 1-2

  The first issue of this journal was published in the Scopus database in 2022. The Strides in Development of Medical Education Journal is one of scientific-research journals in Iran, having published articles in the field of medical education since 2004 and has been published in full text in English in ...  Read More

Brief report
A Practical Investigation of Brain-based Teaching Approach: Teaching English Speaking Skill to Nursing Students

Farzaneh Iranmanesh; Mehry Haddad Narafshan; Mohammad Golshan

Volume 20, Issue 1 , February 2023, Pages 3-7

  Background: Brain-based teaching approach as one of the outcomes of the recent trend in neuroeducation employs brain-based learning insights and strategies to induce efficient and accelerated learning.Objectives: This study aimed to investigate the effects of a brain-based language instruction model ...  Read More

Original Article
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

Letter to editor
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

Letter to editor
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

Challenges Faced by University Teachers in Virtual Education During Coronavirus Disease 2019 (COVID-19) Pandemic: A Systematic Review

Fatemeh Ameri; Meisam Dastani; Abazar Gholami; Maedeh Heidary

Volume 20, Issue 1 , February 2023, Pages 20-28

  Background: COVID-19 affected education systems around the world. Virtual education was chosen as a solution not to stop education in schools and universities. While the resolution was adopted to prevent education in the countries, it presented new challenges and complications for university teachers.Objectives: ...  Read More

How to give feedback on professionalism in clinical education: A narrative review

Shiva Khayyati Motlagh Bonab; Aeen Mohammadi; Sevda Fazlizade; Elnaz Hashemzadeh; Reyhaneh Golbaf; Hojjat Torkmandi; Mohammad Abdi

Volume 20, Issue 1 , February 2023, Pages 29-37

  Background: Professionalism means understanding a profession and introducing it to the society through professional behaviors. In particular in clinical settings, constructive feedback is provided in education to create professional behaviors.Objectives: This study aimed to investigate giving feedback ...  Read More

Letter to editor
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

Original Article
A Critical Review of Civil Liability of Medical Science Researchers in Iran

Ali Arefi Maskouni

Volume 20, Issue 1 , February 2023, Pages 40-47

  Background: The importance of medical science development is well known to everyone, and conducting various studies is necessary to achieve this development. In the meantime, the occurrence of mistakes and failures in the process of conducting medical science research is inevitable. In such an atmosphere, ...  Read More

Original Article
Explanation of A Framework for the Effective Implementation of E-Learning at Universities of Medical Sciences: A Mixed Exploratory Method

Zohrehsadat Mirmoghtadaie; Zeinab Shakiba; Sara Shafian; Soleiman Ahmady

Volume 20, Issue 1 , February 2023, Pages 48-57

  Background: E-learning is considered the most important technology that can support new teaching-learning approaches. The objective of e-learning is to provide the same access and create the same educational space for all learners at any point, and optimize the methods of presenting course content for ...  Read More

Identification of Residents' Stressors: A Review Study

Alireza Mirzaei; Sepideh Jamshidian; Fariba Haghani

Volume 20, Issue 1 , February 2023, Pages 58-65

  Background: High level of stress experienced by residents is one of the important factors of the reduction in their efficiency and the increase in their error rate and poor clinical performance.Objectives: The present study was conducted to review, identify and categorize the most important stressors ...  Read More

Original Article
Evaluation of the Clinical Learning Environment (CLE) Using the Postgraduate Hospital Educational Environment Measure (PHEEM) in Viewpoint of Dental Residents: A Multicenter Study in Iran

Zahra Salari; Azadeh Horri; Amin Tahmasbi; Raziyeh Shojayeepour; Fatemeh Jahanimoghadam

Volume 20, Issue 1 , February 2023, Pages 66-74

  Background: Continuous improvement of the quality of education requires continuous evaluation of the clinical learning environment (CLE) and identification of university students’ perceptions and expectations. To this end, higher education must improve its quality and increase student satisfaction ...  Read More

Original Article
Defining the Roles of the Indicators of Collaborative Management in Implementing Health Care policy: The Grounded Theory

Mahtab Ghanbarnejad; Zahra Shokoh; Mohsen Zayanderoody; Amin Nikpour; Saeed Sayadi

Volume 20, Issue 1 , February 2023, Pages 75-85

  Background: Implementation of health care strategies (including the implementation of decisions) is one of the most valuable and complex stages of strategic planning, which is realized through collaboration.Objectives: This study aimed to define the roles of distinct elements of collaborative management ...  Read More

Letter to editor
Integration of Collaborative Learning with Patient Care in Home-Based Settings

Leili Yekefallah; Fatemeh Samiee; Abbas Allami; Afsaneh Yakhforoshha

Volume 20, Issue 1 , February 2023, Pages 86-87

  Health education institutes should provide effective programs to prepare healthcare professionals who can deliver safe and high-quality care in the future. Thus, integration of the health service system and the health education system is required to provide students with the opportunity to translate ...  Read More

Original Article
A Comparative Study of Geriatric Nursing Curriculum in Iran and Rory Meyers College of Nursing, United States of America

Maryam Houshmand; Leslie-Faith Morritt Taub; Fon Sim Ong; Ameneh Yaghoobzadeh

Volume 20, Issue 1 , February 2023, Pages 88-95

  Background: Continuous quality improvement in nursing education is crucial to ensure that the curriculum is benchmarked against international standards and best practices, while remaining relevant to the local community. Comparing current programs using a comparative approach is one of the evaluation ...  Read More

Original Article
Association Between Mindfulness and Work-Life Balance in Medical Faculty: Sleep Quality as a Mediator

Kobra Akhoundzadeh; Zahra Abedini; Hoda Ahmari Tehran; Ashraf Khorrami Rad

Volume 20, Issue 1 , February 2023, Pages 96-102

  Background: Achieving the balance between work and life is a serious challenge for faculty members. The present investigation aimed to examine the association between trait mindfulness and work-life balance among faculty members and determine the importance of sleep quality in this relationship.Objectives: ...  Read More

Brief report
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

Original Article
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

Original Article
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

Letter to editor
Socialization Training Courses for Medical Sciences Students: Bridging the Gap Between Theoretical and Clinical Education

Mohamad Hossein Mehrolhassani; Rohaneh Rahimisadegh

Volume 20, Issue 1 , February 2023, Pages 126-128

  The primary mission of medical sciences universities is to provide opportunities for students to acquire and enhance their knowledge, attitudes, and skills. The goal is to develop the necessary competence in students, aligning them with societal expectations of becoming specialized professionals who, ...  Read More

Brief report
Design, Implementation and Evaluation of a Systematic Review Course for Medical Students

Mehrnoosh Khoshnoodifar; Moein Zangiabadian; Mehran Ilaghi

Volume 20, Issue 1 , February 2023, Pages 129-134

  Background: Teaching research skills to medical students is an essential component of modern medical education curricula. Despite the students' need and enthusiasm for practical research courses, there is a lack of basic training, particularly on secondary research types.Objectives: In this study, we ...  Read More

Letter to editor
Artificial Intelligence, A Great Revolution in Student Support Services in E-Learning

Ehsan Toofaninejad; Soleiman Ahmady; Zohre Khoshgoftar; Somaye Sohrabi

Volume 20, Issue 1 , February 2023, Pages 135-136

  Student support services (SSS) are crucial to every successful online learning program. They include all the activities that let students set and accomplish their learning objectives. They consist of academic and nonacademic services like administration, counseling, tutoring, and teaching (1).For online ...  Read More

Original Article
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

Original Article
Acceptance of Online Education by Undergraduate Students During the Covid-19 Pandemic: A Case Study from Kerman, Iran

Milad Ahmadi Gohari; Abedin Iranpour; Salahodin Rakhshani Rad; Moghaddameh Mirzaee; Ali Akbar Haghdoost

Volume 20, Issue 1 , February 2023, Pages 145-154

  Background: Online education has become more vastly recognized as a powerful educational tool after the Covid-19 pandemic. It provides educational opportunities that were not previously possible because of time or place restrictions.Objectives: This study investigated the factors influencing students' ...  Read More

Original Article
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

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

Brief report
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

Original Article
Challenges, Opportunities and Future Directions of Dental Education in COVID-19 Pandemic: A Qualitative Study

Arghavan Etebarian; Leila Sadati; Somayeh Khoramian Tusi; Kamran Farjad

Volume 20, Issue 1 , February 2023, Pages 179-186

  Background: With the onset of the COVID-19 pandemic and the impossibility of face-to-face learning, universities sought alternative methods to continue education and adapt to the upcoming conditions. Although technology development and virtual education methods created many opportunities in dental education, ...  Read More

Brief report
Design and Evaluation of the Effectiveness of the Writing Workshop on Promoting the Research Skills of Basic and Clinical Students based on Kirkpatrick's Model

Ensieh Lotfali; Hossein Tayebi; Zohre Khoshgoftar

Volume 20, Issue 1 , February 2023, Pages 187-192

  Background: An increasing number of workshops are held yearly to educate medical students on academic writing and research methodology. However, the actual impact of such training programs on students’ proficiency in academic research cannot be assessed without thorough evaluation.Objectives: Herein, ...  Read More

Letter to editor
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

Original Article
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

Original Article
The Applicability of Interactive Educational Applications Tailored to the Type, Nature, and Characteristics of Continuing Education Courses for General Practitioners

Mehrnosh Khoshnoodifar; Navaz Emadi; Azam Noori; Hosnieh Raoufian

Volume 20, Issue 1 , February 2023, Pages 204-213

  Background: Continuous education is essential for medical professionals to stay up to date. In this regard, new technologies such as appropriately designed applications tailored to the needs of the audience allow independent and high-quality learning beyond time and place restrictions for the employees. ...  Read More