Date: Saturday the 26th May, 2012
Time : 8:00am to 2:00pm
Venue : Round Hall, Dubai Medical College, Muhaisnah 1
Official Sponsors : Dubai Medical College
   
Purpose:
The DMC Medical Education Symposium 2012Dmes is aimed at aligning medical professionals, educators and residents to recent advances in medical education. This is a forum which gives an opportunity to freely interact and network with eminent personalities in the medical field. It emphasizes the importance of improving educational techniques.. This year we have focused on medical education and leadership, while trying to learn from success stories of other medical schools.
   
Objectives of the education program:
  • Dissemination of best practices in medical education
  • Professional development of doctors and healthcare professionals
  • Fostering interaction of residents and medical educators
   
Target audience:
  • Medical educators
  • Medical practitioners
  • Residents, interns and other health professionals
   

Description of Program:

The program is designed to have 3 arms:

  1. There will be four 20-minute presentations on general topics in medical education
  2. The second session will be four 10-minute evaluation of student research.
  3. The third session will be a panel discussion on medical education and integration in the clinical setting.

The program will start by the presentations on general topics in medical education, followed by a 20-minute coffee break. Then the second session will commence where the medical students will have their presentations presented. Before starting the Panel discussion, there will be a half-an-hour coffee break after which there will be a general meeting of questions and answers with the external examiners fielding all questions coming from the floor. This session will last about 1 ½ to 2 hours followed by lunch after which the programme ends.