A Mission-Based Gifted And Talented Program

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S.H Yazdani 1 , * , R Gholami-khoojin 2 , D Babaie 2 , A.S Rezaei Shiraz 2 , M Hosseinzadeh 2

1 Director, EDC Shaheed Behesthi University of Medical Sciences & Health Services.

2 EDC Shaheed Behesthi University of Medical Sciences & Health Services.

How to Cite: Yazdani S, Gholami-khoojin R, Babaie D, Rezaei Shiraz A, Hosseinzadeh M. A Mission-Based Gifted And Talented Program, J Med Edu. 2004 ; 5(1):e105091. doi: 10.22037/jme.v5i1.810.

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Journal of Medical Education: 5 (1); e105091
Published Online: March 09, 2009
Article Type: Research Article
Received: March 04, 2009
Accepted: March 09, 2009
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Abstract

Background: Only in recent years has the concept of "Multiple intelligences" been acknowledged.Purpose: To develop a mission-based program to train gifted medical students on skills and sciences needed for sustainable developmentMethods: A two-armed program was developed for training medical students. The first arm of the program train students for management purposes. The second branch of the program educates medical students to enable them to contribute to scholar development in areas of health and medicine.Results: The Managerial pathway has been implemented since July 2003. More than 400 students from Shaheed Beheshti and elsewhere registered in the program as main members or guest members of the program. The level up exam was given on February 2004 with 13 students qualifying for C level.Conclusion: It may be to early to draw any conclusion in terms of fulfilment of the outcomes of the program but the dedication of the members to the program has been beyond imagination.

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