Original Article
A new method of recording attendance improves the academic performance of medical students
1. A new method of recording attendance improves the academic performance of medical students

HIMEL MONDAL; KOUSHIK SAHA; SHAIKAT MONDAL; PIYALI SAHA; SAIRAVI KIRAN BIRI

Volume 8, Issue 2 , April 2020, Pages 55-60

Abstract
  Introduction: Students’ engagement during the collection ofattendance (SEdCA) is a method where students write the answerto a question related to the topic of preceding 1-h lecture. ...  Read More
Original Article
A novel model of clinical reasoning: Cognitive zipper model
2. A novel model of clinical reasoning: Cognitive zipper model

SHAHRAM YAZDANI; MARYAM HOSEINI ABARDEH

Volume 8, Issue 2 , April 2020, Pages 61-71

Abstract
  Introduction: Clinical reasoning is a vital aspect of physiciancompetence. It has been the subject of academic research fordecades, and various models of clinical reasoning have beenproposed. ...  Read More
Original Article
Barriers of critical thinking in medical students’ curriculum from the viewpoint of medical education experts: A qualitative study
3. Barriers of critical thinking in medical students’ curriculum from the viewpoint of medical education experts: A qualitative study

AFSHINEH KASALAEI; MITRA AMINI; PARISA NABEIEI; LEILA BAZRAFKAN; HOURI MOUSAVINEZHAD

Volume 8, Issue 2 , April 2020, Pages 72-82

Abstract
  Introduction: The widespread developments of the twentyfirstcentury have been accompanied by the presentation ofintellectual patterns and theories and new achievements. Thesenew achievements ...  Read More
Original Article
Academic procrastination of medical students: The role of Internet addiction
4. Academic procrastination of medical students: The role of Internet addiction

ALI ASGHAR HAYAT; JAVAD KOJURI; MITRA AMINI

Volume 8, Issue 2 , April 2020, Pages 83-89

Abstract
  Introduction: The internet is an essential and widely used toolfor college students; however, high internet dependency can havenegative consequences for students, especially regarding ...  Read More
Original Article
Motivating medical students for social accountability in medical schools
5. Motivating medical students for social accountability in medical schools

MAHBOOBEH MOHAMMADI; MEHDI BAGHERI; PARIVASH JAFARI; LEILA BAZRAFKAN

Volume 8, Issue 2 , April 2020, Pages 90-99

Abstract
  Introduction: As health professionals, physicians are accountablefor their professional practice. The aim of this study was to explainthe medical students’ motivation to attain ...  Read More
Letter to Editor
Being a departmental head – what does it mean? Emphasizing the salience and shades in medical academia
6. Being a departmental head – what does it mean? Emphasizing the salience and shades in medical academia

S.S.S.N RAJASEKHAR; DINESH KUMAR. V

Volume 8, Issue 2 , April 2020, Pages 105-106

Abstract
  Dear Editor, When an academician or clinician assumes the chair of department, multiple responsibilities dawn upon the chair that requires appropriate analysis and effective decision-making ...  Read More