Department of Medical Education
To provide cutting-edge medical education support for the design, development, and implementation of innovative curricula designed to advance a passion for scientific inquiry, critical thinking and comprehensive clinical expertise, and leads to excellence in the practice of a set of personal and professional attitudes, which enable competent, responsible and lifelong performance as a physician.
Goals and Objectives
Promote an optimal educational environment within the College.
Matching the core curriculum with the College General Objectives and graduate competencies.
Assurance of alignment of intended learning objectives (ILOs), instruction and assessment plans
Providing appropriate feedback and recommendations for continuous improvement and upgrading of the curriculum.
Provides a forum to compare curriculums amongst other medical schools and stay abreast of the ever-changing needs of medical education.
Suggesting new approaches to teaching, assessment and curriculum planning.
Evaluation and suggesting reform of the curriculum based on research in medical education
Suggestions and recommendations of the department should be raised to the concerned authorities in the College.
Fostering Research and innovation in medical education
Encouraging staff and students to conduct researches in medical education.
Providing area advice, consultation, identifies the area of concern in medical education to direct research of interest for the college.
Undertake research which promotes quality in Medical Education and aligns with the College strategic research objective.
Providing scientific materials in medical education.
Arranging for workshops and training courses in medical education research in collaboration with the Faculty Development Unit.
Service provision and facilitation
Supervise the services provided by the following units and raising suggestions and recommendations to the Vice Dean for Academic Affairs:
Learning resources Unit
Supervise the conduction of courses related to medical education in the University.
Conduct postgraduate studies in health profession education.
Designing and conduction of workshops and training courses in areas related to medical education as arranged by the Faculty Development Unit.
Provide advice/ consultation for different bodies within the College on subjects related to medical education upon request.