Faculty Development in Universities of Medical Sciences; Review of Yesterday, Vision from Tomorrow

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Faculty members are important and key factors in higher education that their quality affects on universities function greatly. Knowledge accelerated movement and great changes that extent human knowledge lead to pay attention to faculty development as most important special manpower. Regard to medical sciences is important in creating, maintaining and health promoting of society and new accelerated revolution that occurs in recent decades, Attention to medical education was felt more than other area and faculty empowerment was paid attention as an underlying program with developmental Approach. In this article, with review education experience and faculty development in medical sciences and revolution that occur in this area, the view of role of faculty in the future was drawn. Also Four decades faculty development activities in medical education at universities of medical sciences give valuable experiments for higher education managers in other universities. 


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