Strides in Development of Medical Education

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Necessity of Designing a National Model of Foresight-Based Policy-Making in Medical Education

Shima Tabatabai 1 , *
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1 Medical Ethics and Law Research Center, Shahid Beheshti University of Medical Sciences, Tehran, IR Iran
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  • Strides in Development of Medical Education: September 2017, 14 (3); e67446
  • Published Online: September 30, 2017
  • Article Type: Article Commentary
  • Received: July 21, 2017
  • Accepted: August 9, 2017
  • DOI: 10.5812/sdme.67446

To Cite: Tabatabai S. Necessity of Designing a National Model of Foresight-Based Policy-Making in Medical Education, Strides Dev Med Educ. 2017 ; 14(3):e67446. doi: 10.5812/sdme.67446.

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