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J Adv Med Educ Prof. 2017 Jul;5(3):108-115.

Social Accountable Medical Education: A concept analysis.

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1
School of Medical Education, Shahid Beheshti University of Medical Sciences, Tehran, Iran.
2
School of Medicine, Shahid Beheshti University of Medical Sciences, Tehran, Iran.

Abstract

INTRODUCTION:

Considering the pervasiveness of social accountable medical education concept around the world and the growing trend of literature in this regard as well as various interpretations made about this concept, we found it necessary to analyze the concept of social accountable medical education.

METHODS:

In this study, the modified version of McKenna's approach to concept analysis was used to determine the concept, explain structures and substructures and determine the border concepts neighboring and against social accountability in medical education.

RESULTS:

By studying the selected sources,the components of the concept were obtained to identify it and express an analytic definition of social accountability in medical education system. Then, a model case with all attributes of the given concept and the contrary and related concepts were mentioned to determine the boundary between the main concept and auxiliary ones.

CONCLUSION:

According to the results of this study in the field of social accountability, the detailed and transparent analytical definition of social accountable medical education can be used in future studies as well as the function and evaluation of medical education system.

KEYWORDS:

Medical education; Social obligation ; Social responsibility ; Social accountability

PMID:
28761884
PMCID:
PMC5522902

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