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“New Methodologies in Medical Education” Workshop

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Added on - 2016/03/30  |  اخر تعديل - 2016/03/30

Under the patronage of the University President,

The Faculty of Applied Medical Sciences organizes “New Methodologies in Medical Education” Workshop

Under the patronage of the University President, Dr. Bakry bin Maatouq Assas, the Faculty of Applied Medical Sciences has organized a workshop titled “New Methodologies in Medical Education” in King Abdullah main Hall in King Abdullah Medical City on Saturday, 15/03/1437 Hijri. The workshop was organized in line with the academic accreditation requirements and aimed at stressing the importance of quality of the educational process and developing the capabilities and skills of the Faculty staff, what will be positively reflected on graduates of the Faculty.

The workshop was introduced by Dr. Suzan Kamel, Associate Professor at the Faculty of Medicine, University of Auckland, USA, who specializes in medical education and interactive education.

The event was started with reciting verses of the Holy Quran and then the kick off was announced by the University Vice-President for Branches, Dr. Mohammed Al-Hazemi, on behalf of the University President. Dr. Al-Hazemi also made a very motivating speech about the importance of hard work and excellence in work, citing the Quranic verses and Prophetic Hadith that encourage hard work. “Umm Al-Qura University is destined to be the beacon of knowledge and excellence, that’s why it sought with confident steps to gain international academic accreditation, and it managed to gain accreditation for many of its programs in different majors from outstanding international entities,” he added.

Dr. Ahmed bin Mohammed Ashi, Dean of the Faculty of Applied Medical Sciences, made a speech in which he welcomed the audience and talked about the great advancement witnessed by the University in general and the Faculty of Applied Medical Sciences in specific. The Faculty is the first among the University’s faculties to gain international academic accreditation for all its programs, and managed to reach an excellent stature in scientific research and gained about SR40 million as research grants, he added. At the end of his speech, he thanked the University President for attending the event and for his unstinting support.