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 Introduction:

The accelerated pace of producing scientific information as well as the increasing spread of medical fields of study in the recent decades have trained the manpower who are efficient in training appropriate teaching methods, making proper student assessments and having necessary capabilities for educational planning and evaluation. Regarding this, the necessity of Master's Degree in Medical Education was approved by the Higher Council for Planning in 1373 and is reviewed according to the requirements.

This department has been established at Mashhad University of Medical Sciences since the academic year of 1388-1389, with the license number A/338382 dated 1387/9/5 and the admission capacity of 5 students.

 Duty:

Recruiting talented faculty members and experts interested in the complex issues of medical education in today's ever-changing world, the field of medical education intends to train graduate students with the ability to identify education problems through conducting appropriate research, provide logical and assessable solutions to educational problems, assist all medical schools in planning and management of educational issues and transfer appropriate technologies and teaching methods to enhance the capabilities of the faculty members, as well as take part in improving the situations of medical schools with identifying strengths and weaknesses of the academic education and the causes of development of universities around the world.

 Mission:

Department of Medical Education, following the provisions of the Comprehensive Scientific Health Plan, intends to properly meet the needs of all customers of medical schools in order to train graduate medical students to:

have the ability to identify educational problems through conducting appropriate research.

provide logical and assessable solutions toward educational problems.

assist the medical schools in planning and management of educational issues.

be able to identify strengths and weaknesses of the academic education.

be competent in transferring technologies and appropriate teaching methods.

play an important role in improving the situations of medical schools with identifying the causes of development of universities around the world.

 

At the end of the course, graduate students must:

have the ability to conduct activities to make the necessary changes in order to enhance the quality of education.

have the ability to design and conduct educational research in order to identify and overcome the problems.

be able to design appropriate evaluation methods for educational programs.

have the ability to actively participate in the development of the university's strategic plan.

master the methods of designing new educational programs and technologies as well as new teaching methods, and be able to develop teaching skills required by faculty members.

Objectives and Visions

Vision "vision":
  • This department aims to identify and solve the problems related to medical sciences education, trusting in the committed human resources specializing in medical education as well as relying on new innovations in the areas of production, revision, dissemination and exploitation of knowledge, and tries to pave the way for medical education system in universities to achieve a superior position in the country and the region, both in terms of quantitative and qualitative dimensions.
 Major Objectives:
  • Improving the capabilities of faculty members through holding seminars and workshops
  • Providing a context for the growth and development in medical education by conducting and directing research in this field
  • Selecting and recruiting talented faculty members and experts interested in medical education issues 
  • Providing faculty members of medical schools with consulting services in the field of medical education 
  • Providing appropriate and high quality educational services for the target population.
  • Providing a proper context for reaping the benefits of services offered by the researchers and elites for the purposes of medical education system
  • Publishing and sharing knowledge generated in the field of medical education

 Programs (Programs)           

  • Holding educational blocks in medical education department
  • Holding community oriented educational blocks in health sciences
  • Journal Club presentation
  • Journal Watch presentation
  • Date of final exams
  • The hours that teachers can be available to consult with the students in the department (sent as a file)
  • Interdepartmental and educational activities within the Department are as follows:

 

Attending the Graduate Studies meetings at School of Medicine

Attending the Meeting for Scheduling the Agendas of the Academic Committee for Allocating Continuous Training Score

Membership of the scientific committee on Medical Education Conference and Shahid Motahhari Educational Festival

Scientific committee membership of the Sixth National Scientific Olympiad for Medical Sciences students

Assessing students in reviewing educational articles of the participants in the PhD entrance exam for medical education

Participating in the specialized dental education council meeting of the respective Ministry

Modifying or completing Student Evaluation Form through the advisor's system

 

 Workshops:

  • Workshop on "SPSS"
  • " Introducing the educational software Camtasia
  • " Webinar
  • " Advanced Educational Planning
  • " Using SPSS software to analyze the data of educational research
  • " Introducing the software applications installed in the Medical Education Department' multipurpose room
  • " Introducing Item Response Theory
  • " Introducing the management of virtual learning system " advanced LMS"
  • " Writing articles in Persian
  • " Research ethics education
  • " EndNote
  • " The scientific search strategy

 Curriculum + Syllabus

  • Attached is the Curriculum program for the following three fields of study (Master's Degree in Medical Education, Master's Degree in Community-oriented Health System, Master's Degree in Educational Technology in Medical Sciences).
  • Attached is the syllabus for the above three fields of study.

 

 

 Equipment

  • The Department of Medical Education is equipped with classrooms, three conference and council halls, two amphitheaters, departmental and college library, two rooms for professors, a computer site for 30 students and a meeting room.
  • Training aids include multipurpose room, overhead projector, as well as publications.

 

 

Teachers

     Specifications and Academic Positions

Name and Surname

Specialty

Degree       

Position

Email             

Abbas Makarem

 

Pedodontist

Teacher

 

Head of the Department

 

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Hosein Karimi Mounaghi

 

Doctorate in Nurse Education and MS in Medical Education

Associate Professor

 

Faculty Member

 

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Ali Emadzadeh

 

Doctorate in Nurse Education and MS in Medical Education

Assistant Professor

Deputy Head of the Department

 

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Hasan Gholami

 

MS in Medical Education, MS in internal medicine - surgery and PhD student of assessment and measurement

Instructor

Faculty Member

 

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Seyyed Mojtaba Mousavi Bazaz

 

community health education specialist

Associate Professor

 

Faculty Member

 

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seyyed Masoud Hoseini

 

PhD student of Nurse Education and MS in Medical Education

Instructor

Head of the Research Committee

 

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Hosein Karimi Mounaghi

Hasan Gholami

Ali Emadzadeh

Seyed Mojtaba Mousavi Bazaz

seyed Masoud Hoseini

   
 
   

Hosein Karimi Mounaghi

Hasan Gholami

Ali Emadzadeh

Seyed Mojtaba Mousavi Bazaz

Seyed Masoud Hoseini

 

 

Name and Surname

Specialty

Academic Rank      

Position

Email             

Mohammad  Naser Shafiei Jafar Abadi

 

MA in English language

Instructor

Faculty Member Visiting Professor

 

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Mehri Yavari

 

Doctorate in Curriculum Studies, MS in Health Education

Instructor

Faculty Member Visiting Professor

 

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Abdolreza Norouzy

PhD in Nutrition

Associate Professor

Faculty Member Visiting Professor

 

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Majid Akbari

PhD in Restorative Dentistry

Associate Professor

Faculty Member Visiting Professor

 

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Akbar Derakhshan

PhD in Ophthalmology

Associate Professor

Faculty Member Visiting Professor

 

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 News on science and research to reflect on English website of university and college

  • List of books authored and translated by the faculty members:
  • Teaching and learning styles and its implications for higher education
  • New approaches to teaching in higher education with an emphasis on medical sciences
  • Practical Guide to Clinical Teaching effectiveness
  • Practical Guide to Medical Student Assessment
  • passage of time toward quality "change strategies"
  • competency-based approach to urology and surgical skills training
  • Passage of organization to quality (change strategies)
  • Assessment of clinical competence in medical sciences with emphasis on the OSCE
  • A compilation of community-oriented dentistry (An introduction to behavioral science)
  • Authoring a chapter in Student Assessment (OSCE)
  • Authoring chapter 7 of the book, Oral Health Care – Prosthodontics, Periodontology, Biology, Research and Systemic ,2012
  •  Participation in holding the First National Conference on Evidence-Based Education 94
  • Participation in the First and Second Conference on Developing Students' participation in the Educational System, Education Film Festival 1392 and 1394
  • Developing the curriculum of educational technology in medical sciences in 1392 and 93
  • Achieving the first rank in the Shahid Motahhari Festival as the best education department in 1391
  • The best education department in launching a virtual master's degree program at Mashhad University of Medical Sciences 1391
  • Holding an exhibition on Research in Education 1391
  • Active participation in holding the National Conference on Medical Education in 1390
  • Participation in holding the Third Conference on E-Learning In Medical Sciences in 1388
  • Translation of the books "Understanding Medical Education" and "Health Promotion in Medical Education" by medical education students of traditional and virtual programs
  • Cooperation in the design and manufacture of the three-dimensional, interactive and stereoscopic model of human eye
  • production of multi-media contents for introduction and use of the BEME website
  • Involvement of two faculty members of the department in Examination and Assessment Board

 

Development Program of the Department

 

  • Running medical education courses at PhD level
  • recruiting faculty members
  • increasing the physical space of the department

 

 

Facilities and spaces outside of the department used for teaching students:

 

  • Education Development CenterEDC

 

  • Clinical Skills Lab

 

  • Center of excellence in science and technology regarding medical education

 

 

contact us:

 

Medical Education Department, Faculty of Medicine, Azadi Square, Pardis Campus, Mashhad- Iran

 

 8564-917794Postal Cod:

 

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Tel: (+98 51) 38002435, Fax: (+98 51) 38002437