Umm Al-Qura University will launch today, Sunday, 28 April, 2019 A.C., an advanced workshop of surgical anatomy for the specialized medical cadres in cosmetic surgery and microscopic restoration. The activities, which will last for three days, will be organized by the Department of Anatomy at the College of Medicine, in collaboration with the cosmetic surgery and restoration unit of the specialized surgery center at King Abdullah Medical City in Makkah Al-Mukarramah.
The workshop will be administered by the Vice Dean of the College of Medicine (female section), Dr. Wardah Al-Asmari, and the consultant of cosmetic surgery and restoration at King Abdullah Medical City in Makkah Al-Mukarramah, Dr. Ziyad Al-Harbi. A number of the consultants of cosmetic surgery and restoration throughout the Saudi Kingdom, academic staff from the Department of Anatomy, and representatives of the largest international establishments in this field will participate in the event, in the presence of a number of specialized physicians from different Arab countries.
The workshop is largely supported by the Medical-Surgical Care Association in the kingdom and the Saudi Society for Cosmetic Surgery and Burns, as mentioned by Dr. Wardah Al-Asmari who confirmed that the workshop will be held in partnership with the UQU Consulting Research and Studies Institute.
She said that the workshop will include several lectures on the history of surgery, the importance of reconstructive surgery, a review of the latest methods of cosmetic procedures, and the most important basics of anatomy and the anatomy of cosmetic surgery and microscopic restoration. She added that the workshop will provide practical sessions using the latest technologies and high-quality tools to train the resident physicians in the kingdom, in addition to the specialists and consultants.
Dr. Wardah indicated that the Saudi Kingdom is currently witnessing a great development in all medical fields, thanks to its highly qualified medical cadres who enabled it to exchange expertise and achieve mutual benefits among the various national groups, in line with the Saudi Vision 2030.
She then expressed her thanks and appreciation to His Excellency the President of the University, Prof. Abdullah Bafail, for the support he provided for the activities, which contribute to creating a leading educational environment. She also extended her thanks to the Dean of the College of Medicine, Dr. Abdul-Salam bin Abdul-Rahman Nour Wali, for the support he provided in organizing such educational workshops to achieve integration between the college, the postgraduate programs, and continuing education.