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Mirmohammadi S, Mehrparvar A H, Bahaloo M, Davari M H. Satisfaction of Shahid Sadoughi University of Medical Sciences' alumni about the quality of medical education . jmed. 2013; 8 (2)
URL: http://jmed.ssu.ac.ir/article-1-221-en.html

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Introduction: In order to achieve acceptable quality in educations, the quality of learning should be assessed. opinion of alumni in assessment of the quality of education is important, This study aims to assess the quality of medical education in basic and clinical sciences according to the opinion of alumni of Sadoughi University of Medical Sciences during 2008-2012

Method: This cross-sectional study conducted on alumni graduated from 2008-2012. Data was collected using a questionnaire which validity and reliability was confirmed. The questions were asked from 183 individuals were interviewed by telephone in 2012.

Results: Mean satisfaction score of quality of education was 3.86/5 and 3.18/5 for basic and clinical sciences, respectively. The average satisfaction score for regular presence of faculty members in classes was 4.11/5 and 3.98/5 for basic and clinical sciences, respectively. The difference between the two groups regarding the satisfaction from quality of education was not diufferent (P=0.237). However, this difference was significant for satisfaction from regular presence in classes and time spent for education (P<0.001).

Conclusion: The condition of education in Yazd University of Medical Sciences was satisfactory from the alumni viewpoint and the satisfaction level was higher for basic sciences than clinical science education.

 

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Type of Study: Research | Subject: Medical Education
Received: 2013/03/6 | Accepted: 2013/10/7 | Published: 2013/10/7

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