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Educational Auditing of Tabriz School of Health Management and Medical Informatics at Undergraduate Level in 2018
A Imani , F Gharibi *
School of Nutrition and Food Sciences, Semnan University of Medical Sciences, Semnan, Iran , gharibihsa@gmail.com
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Introduction: The importance of promoting quality and improving performance at higher education levels leads to using educational evaluation methods such as auditing by universities. This study was conducted for educational auditing of Tabriz School of Health Management and Medical Information at undergraduate level based on the Tennessee Educational Audit Model.
Methods: This descriptive-analytic and cross-sectional study has been done with participating educational managers and faculty members of Tabriz School of Health Management and Medical Information in two stages of self and external assessment in 2018. Tool for gathering data was a checklist of the Tennessee Higher Education Comprehensive Education Audit that its validity and reliability was assessed and approved by the medical education experts. Collected data were analyzed by using descriptive statistics (frequency, mean) and Tests such as  ANOVA ,Tukey, T-Test through SPSS.
Results: The study results showed that the performance of this faculty in the self-assessment phase with a score of 4.98 is moderate and in the external assessment phase with a score of 2.80 is weak. The results also showed that the "teaching and learning processes" and "follow-up of pervious academic audit" have the best and worst domains in self-assessment respectively, while in the external assessment the dimensions of "support" and "follow up of previous academic audits" were recognized as the best and worst performance respectively. Also, comparing the results in the self and external assessment phases indicates that in the whole survey and in all aspects of the audit, except for the "quality assurance" and "support" domains, the earned scores at the external assessment phase were lower than self-assessment scores significantly (P <0.05).
Conclusion: This study indicated that the Tabriz School of Health Management and Medical Information has significant shortcomings based on international standards and needs improvement through implementing effective and efficient interventions. 
Keywords: Medical Education, Performance, Undergraduate level, Self-Assessment
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Type of Study: Research | Subject: assessment and evaluation
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Imani A, Gharibi F. Educational Auditing of Tabriz School of Health Management and Medical Informatics at Undergraduate Level in 2018. rme. 2019; 11 (2) :11-21
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پژوهش در آموزش علوم پزشکی Research in Medical Education