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وحدة التعليم الطبي

Department of Medical Education

Al-Farabi College of Medicine established its department of Medical Education (DME) in 2016. The Department of Medical Education basis its values on the Al-Farabi Medical College’s vision statement: “To be a leading medical college in Saudi Arabia with a dedicated continuing education and development and internationally renowned for the high quality and relevance of the education programmes”

The DME recognizes the importance and involvement of all stakeholders responsible for establishing the high quality medical education standards. The students are emphasized to develop the skills of critical thinking and provided equal opportunity for participation. The medical professionals are guided to follow the values of integrity, accountability, excellence, leadership, commitment and professional attitude

The DME distinguishes the ethical values of our Arabic community and enforces the establishment of leadership by serving the community and humanity. The core values of Al-Farabi Medical College including the quality of graduates, professional attitude, respect, cooperation, teamwork and making a difference at national and international levels are our foremost priorities

Vision

The Department of Medical Education (DME) is aimed at planning and conducting faculty development activities; reviewing and reforming the curriculum for medical graduate, developing assessment and feedback strategies and providing consultative services to faculty on educational matters. The DME endeavors for continuing professional development (CPD) dedicated to improve the standards of education for medical professionals. Our mission will be achieved by following means

Introducing and setting the direction of medical education at Al-Farabi College of Medicine and Dentistry, so that it always keeps pace with current global trends in medical education

Designing staff and student training programs and ensuring excellence in teaching, knowledge exchange and innovation in medical education research

Developing an environment that enforces excellence in student centered learning and allows the faculty to achieve its objectives

Providing the technological expertise for effective use of audio-visual aids and for the production of relevant teaching and learning materials

Mission

To organize, design and conduct workshops for faculty development

To develop innovative approaches for training of faculty and staff members

To revise and reform the MBBS curriculum into the systems-based integrated curriculum

To build a strong emphasis on student centered learning, professional values and competencies in medicine

To prepare plans and proposals for journal club meetings, research programs and publishing in medical education

To evaluate educational and training programs within a framework of Quality Assurance

To establish close collaboration with the course coordinators, subject specialists, and representatives