Office of Studies and Development in Medical Science Education

Office of Studies and Development in Medical Science Education

The Center for the Development in Medical Education was established in Vice-Chancellor’s Office for Academic Affairs of Ministry of Health and Medical Education in late 1989 with the aim of improving the quality of education at medical science universities. Development centers at medical universities were gradually created by providing the appropriate framework and encouraging as well as supporting the development center of the Ministry as one of the main goals of the center was establishing centers of education development at universities. Now, these centers are called Education Development Centers (EDC) at all medical science universities and are responsible for the quality assurance of university education. In this regard, EDC of Qazvin University of Medical Sciences has started its activities as one of the subsectors of the Academic Affairs Office since 1995. Organizing various educational workshops in different fields of medical education, applying new methods of teaching and evaluating students and assistants, evaluating educational activities of faculty members, establishing educational development offices in schools, publishing the journal of Medical Education and Development on a quarterly basis, publishing the bulletin for the center, and implementing research and educational plans are instances of EDC achievements of Qazvin University.