Alireza Monajemi, MD, PhD
Department of Philosophy of Science
Institute for Humanities and Cultural Studies, Iran
Dates of Visit: March 13 – August 31, 2017
Purpose of Visit
While on sabbatical at CHES, Dr. Monajemi will be advancing his program of research related to medical expertise and clinical reasoning. He will also be meeting with members of CHES to support his own efforts to develop and lead the research department for medical expertise in Tehran.
Dr. Alireza Monajemi is a physician and cognitive psychologist. He is a faculty member of the Institute for Humanities and Cultural Studies and invited lecturer and researcher in the School of Medical Education, SUMS, in Tehran. His work and studies have been mainly focused on medical expertise and clinical reasoning. He is in charge of devising curricula for undergraduate medical education, specifically in clinical reasoning education and assessment. He has also been an exam designer and director of the National Olympiad of Iranian Medical Student, Clinical Reasoning Chapter since 2007.