Editorial
Designing a system of mentorship in Shiraz University of Medical Sciences
1. Designing a system of mentorship in Shiraz University of Medical Sciences

MITRA AMINI; JAVAD KOJURI; MOHAMMAD REZA DEHGHANI; ARASH MANI; PARISA NABEIEI; ROYA KHALILI; HOURI MUSAVI NEZHAD

Volume 5, Issue 2 , April 2017, Pages 49-50

Abstract
  As you know, one of the new programs ofthe medical universities is to familiarizethe students to the medical atmosphere withthe help of compassionate and experienceduniversity professors. ...  Read More
The impact of the teachers’ non-verbal communication on success in teaching
2. The impact of the teachers’ non-verbal communication on success in teaching

FATEMEH BAMBAEEROO; NASRIN SHOKRPOUR

Volume 5, Issue 2 , April 2017, Pages 51-59

Abstract
  Introduction: Non-verbal communication skills, also called signlanguage or silent language, include all behaviors performed in thepresence of others or perceived either consciously ...  Read More
Analyzing the curriculum of the faculty of medicine, University of Gezira using Harden’s 10 questions framework
3. Analyzing the curriculum of the faculty of medicine, University of Gezira using Harden’s 10 questions framework

YASAR ALBUSHRA AHMED; SALMA ALNEEL

Volume 5, Issue 2 , April 2017, Pages 60-66

Abstract
  Introduction: Despite the importance of curriculum analysisfor internal refinement of a programme, the approach for sucha step in under-described in the literature. This article describesthe ...  Read More
Comparison of the learning of two notations: A pilot study
4. Comparison of the learning of two notations: A pilot study

ASHFAQ AKRAM; MAHER D FUADFUAD; ARSHAD MAHMOOD MALIK; BALSAM MAHDI NASIRALZURFI; MANAH CHANDRA CHANGMAI; MELINDA MADLENA

Volume 5, Issue 2 , April 2017, Pages 67-72

Abstract
  Introduction: MICAP is a new notation in which the teeth areindicated by letters (I-incisor, C-canine, P-premolar, M-molar)and numbers [1,2,3] which are written superscript and subscripton ...  Read More
Fourth year medical students’ reflective writing on “death of Ivan Ilych: a qualitative study
5. Fourth year medical students’ reflective writing on “death of Ivan Ilych: a qualitative study

MAHSHID ZOHOURI; MITRA AMINI; MOHAMMAD MEHDI SAGHEB

Volume 5, Issue 2 , April 2017, Pages 73-77

Abstract
  Introduction: Medical students should be familiar with the endof life ethical issues and its considerations. For teaching end oflife care to medical students, literature is a source ...  Read More
Medical students’ academic emotions: the role of perceived learning environment
6. Medical students’ academic emotions: the role of perceived learning environment

NAEIMEH KOHOULAT; ALI ASGHAR HAYAT; MOHAMMAD REZA DEHGHANI; JAVAD KOJURI; MITRA AMINI

Volume 5, Issue 2 , April 2017, Pages 78-83

Abstract
  Introduction: Research shows that there is a relationship betweenstudents’ perceptions of classroom and learning environment andtheir cognitive, affective, emotional and behavioral ...  Read More
Commentary
The impact of 3-option responses to multiple-choice questions on guessing strategies and cut score determinations
7. The impact of 3-option responses to multiple-choice questions on guessing strategies and cut score determinations

KENNETH D. ROYAL; MYRAH R. STOCKDALE

Volume 5, Issue 2 , April 2017, Pages 84-89

Abstract
  Introduction: Research has asserted MCQ items using threeresponse options (one correct answer with two distractors) iscomparable to, and possibly preferable over, traditional MCQitem ...  Read More
Letter to Editor
“Excellence” and “equity”: key elements in medical education
8. “Excellence” and “equity”: key elements in medical education

MEHDI ALOOSH

Volume 5, Issue 2 , April 2017, Pages 90-91

Abstract
  In Iran, similar to most countries, medicineis a prestigious and high income profession.Moreover, traditionally “best and the brightest”candidates have been considered suitable ...  Read More