) … Health Education and Health Promotion (HEHP

Maryam Amiri, Abasalt Khorasani, Mohammad Yamani, Douzi Sorkhabi, Shahram Yazdani
2016 Health Education and Health Promotion (HEHP)   unpublished
Aim: The comprehensive evaluation program of the health system in higher education is a strategic plan in line with the goals of health reform program. The planning levels are based on 12 general policies. As professors of medical universities have an important role in public health promotion, this study aimed to identify the outcomes of faculty development at medical universities in the northern parts of Iran based on the evolution and innovation program of medical education. Methods: This
more » ... itative research was conducted using Grounded Theory Approach during 2015-2016. The research population consisted of 22 faculty members of medical universities in the Northern part of Iran. Sampling was performed by a purposive sampling method for those who had responsibilities at university or college. Findings: The obtained results suggested two main themes: the internal university outcomes (i.e. promotion of education quality at universities), and external university outcomes (i.e. public health promotion). Conclusion: It is suggested that education policy makers apply a more accurate and systematic plan in order to achieve development and growth of their faculty members; so, the effectiveness and efficiency of faculty members, and consequently, higher education will be promoted.