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rme 2018, 10(2): 58-67 Back to browse issues page
Evaluation of the Reform Program at the Basic Medical Sciences Level from Professors and Medical Students’ viewpoints in Hamadan University of Medical Sciences
J Amiri , MA Seif-Rabiei , F Maghsudi , F Khatami , Z Sanaei *
Department of Community Medicine, Education Development Office, Hamadan University of Medical Science, Hamadan, Iran , zahrasanaei58@yahoo.com
Abstract:   (394 Views)
Reform program in Medical education including integration of basic and clinical sciences without attention to professors and students’ views has been done in Hamadan university of medical sciences from 2011, so this study was conducted to examine the viewpoints of the professors and students toward this program.
Methods: This cross-sectional study has been done on students and professors involve in reform program through census method.  For collecting data a researcher- made questionnaire that its’ validity and reliability confirmed was used   and included  questions regarding the objectives, horizontal and vertical integration and quality of education centers. Data were analyzed using Descriptive Statistics, Chi-square, Kruskal Wallis tests and One-Way ANOVA through SPSS software.
Results:  Totally 118 students and 12 professors participated in the study. 47.05% of the students reported that the program's goals were not initially elaborated.  Effective factors in Students’ satisfaction were respectively the quality of education centers and functioning of the departments including surgery, pediatrician and internal (P<0.001). Furthermore, 81.8% of professors believed that the horizontal integration program, in case of proper implementation, could meet the future needs of the general practitioners. The way of implementing was found to be effective on their overall attitude toward the program (P=0.003 and P=0.01, respectively). Also respectively 69.35% and 19.79% of the students believed that the horizontal integration plan had appropriate content and planning vertical integration program in basic sciences was necessary and 50% of the professors expressed their satisfaction with the current integration program.
Conclusion: based on results, more than half of the students and professors who participated in this study were satisfied with the reform plan.
Keywords: Education, Premedical, Curriculum, Faculty, Students
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Amiri J, Seif-Rabiei M, Maghsudi F, Khatami F, Sanaei Z. Evaluation of the Reform Program at the Basic Medical Sciences Level from Professors and Medical Students’ viewpoints in Hamadan University of Medical Sciences. rme. 2018; 10 (2) :58-67
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پژوهش در آموزش علوم پزشکی Research in Medical Education