Academic Advising In Iranian Medical Schools

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Aeen Mohammadi 1 , * , R Mojtahedzadeh 2 , H Nafisi 2

1 Secretariat for Education and Student Affairs, Ministry of Health and Medical Education, Iran

2 Secretariat for Education and Student Affairs, Ministry of Health and Medical Education, Iran.

How to Cite: Mohammadi A, Mojtahedzadeh R, Nafisi H. Academic Advising In Iranian Medical Schools, J Med Edu. 2005 ; 8(1):e105234. doi: 10.22037/jme.v8i1.749.

ARTICLE INFORMATION

Journal of Medical Education: 8 (1); e105234
Published Online: August 01, 2005
Article Type: Research Article
Received: March 01, 2005
Accepted: August 01, 2005
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Abstract

Background and purpose:To measure the status of academic advising in medical schools, the present study was designed at the Secretariat for Education and Student Affairs of the Ministry of Health and Medical Education.Methods: A benchmarking tool, to assess the quality of different aspects of that field was devised. Every school was asked to introduce a representative who would complete a questionnaire, which was designed to collect schools’ information.Results: All the divisions were visited by one of the project’s members to revise and approve the data. Then data retrieval was performed, verified and analyzed at the project’s office.Conclusion: There are 45 public and private medical schools nationwide, which were stratified based on their individual scores for academic advising.

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