عنوان مقاله [English]
The packages for reform and innovation in medical education have been implemented as the main policies of Iran’s medical education since 2015. The faculty members of medical universities have identified as the main stakeholders of this policies. This study was conducted to survey the stakeholder’s information.
This study was conducted in three steps including Sampling from faculty members of the medical universities of Iran, by cluster sampling method, Data collection through telephone inquiry and Analysis of information in two categories of quantitative and qualitative information.
More than 63% of the faculty members were aware of the implementation of the packages for reform and innovation in medical education, and the university meeting was the main way to get this information. The policies for move to third-generation universities is more interesting for the participants than other reform and innovation policy packages. Educational dynamics and related issues are the most prevalent among Strengths mentioned by participants, as well as the lack of notification processes are the main point of weaknesses mentioned in implementing the packages of reform and innovation in Medical education.
There are significant differences in faculty members' knowledge about the packages for reform and innovation in medical education in different spatial areas of Iran. Totally, although the notification activities about reform and innovation plan in medical education was effective, but it needs to be strengthened and planned more accurately and more efficiently, through more effective methods such as the holding academic meetings for staffs.