Aims and scope

Research and Development in Medical Education (RDME) is an open access  journal with a continuous publication model featuring peer-reviewed articles in a wide range of topics related to medical and healthcare education.

RDME is the publication of Medical Education Research Center in collaboration with Iranian Association of Medical Education,  with the editorial office located in TUOMS Education Development Center (EDC). 

The aim of RDME is to promote and improve medical and healthcare education in the region through a global network of specialists and professionals in the field.

RDME adopts a Platinum Open Access model, which entails no publication fees for the authors in the field of medical education, to the benefits of the medical education worldwide.

RDME welcomes contributions from all over the world, and with the continuous publication model of the journal, the journal ensures immediate publication of peer-reviewed original articles, reviews, commentaries and reports in various areas related to medical and healthcare education, including:  

  • Curriculum development
  • Teaching methods
  • Student assessment
  • Program evaluation
  • Evidence-based practice and decision making
  • Best evidence medical education
  • Educational leadership and management
  • E-learning
  • Educational research methodologies
  • Educational scholarship reports
  • Community-oriented medical education
  • Social accountability of universities
  • Integration of medical education and health services
  • The role of academic institutes in community health education
  • Nursing and midwifery education
  • Dental education
  • Higher education
  • Public health education 
  • Innovative technology in health and medical education    
Publication Benefits in RDME:
  • Easy and quick online submission 
  • Fast and constructive peer-review process
  • Immediate continuous publication  
  • Free of charge publication and free worldwide access to content (Platinum Open Access)