EMR Update. By Mohammad Shalaby IFMSA-Egypt NOME 09/10 ISSH International Coordinator 07/09 SCOME-D Regional Assistant 09/10 Fathi Mostafa IFMSA-Egypt. EMR?! EMR 5 SCOME Report MM09 SCOME Regional Meeting. EMR?!. Last couple of months. EMR 5 SCOME Report. NMOs Participating:
By Mohammad Shalaby
IFMSA-Egypt NOME 09/10
ISSH International Coordinator 07/09
SCOME-D Regional Assistant 09/10
Last couple of months
1- Associa-Med Tunisia
World Diabetes Day.
Getting books for medical schools from Jordan since there are no medical bookstore in Palestine.
CPR training sessions.
Breast Cancer campaigns.
Cooperation with "Josour" NGO which promotes health in Palestine to teach students in schools about health and food hygiene.
New SCOME Logo by Mohammad Chahine which will be suggested as an international SCOME logo.
Future Projects include "Zooming into Health Ethics" committee which is already established in Lebanon and is responsible for preparing scenarios comparing ethical and non-ethical situations. It will be suggested as a transnational project in the EMR after August meeting.
The SCOME projects in Gaza:
In Gaza, there are two medical schools one of which was totally destroyed during the war. Gaza medical students can't go on research exchanges, professional exchanges or electives outside Gaza. Nor can they attend GAs and EMR meetings. They definitely need financial support and hopefully a political solution
Fundraising Christmas Dinner: 50% of the proceeds are donated to a cause
Lebanese Sign Language Course: A 20 hours course taught by a certified professor Dr. Hussein Ismail who is himself deaf. It was adopted from "Breaking the Silence" done in the Netherlands
Orientation week: A series of lectures that include lectures on international USMLE exams, residency programs and electives in Lebanon and other interesting topics in public health or any other medical field
First Aid Sessions given by the Lebanese Red Cross teams
-Student Curriculum committee: Forming a professional student body that can write proposals concerning any change to be implemented in the curriculum andpresent to the faculty body.
-Zooming into Health Ethics committee.
-First World Autism Awareness on April 2nd 2009
The project is build on the idea of training medical students the basics of scientific research with giving them the opportunity for application of their gained knowledge in real researches in specialized institutes all under supervision of research trainers& doctors
2-Influence of Studying in Students' Health ISSH
An international project with the aim of the project is to determine the level of deterioration of health among medical and non-medical students) as a result of stress-related factors and to develop programs to reduce or even prevent it
3-SCOME National Awareness Campaign NAC Awareness campaign on Medical Education topics that carried on a yearly basis
4-Wrong Medical Believes WMB
Detecting the wrong medical believes and practices within both public and among the medical communities and trying to solve out ways to deal with it from SCOPH and SCOME points of view and working on topics
5-Continous Medical Education CME
Build on the idea of awareness of undergraduates about the CME system applied worldwide together with working on finding the possible official channels for putting a concrete system for CME in Egypt
6-Teaching Methodologies in Lectures TeMeLe
For evaluation of the teaching methods evaluation and hopefully it will continue to include the whole medical education system evaluation within Egypt
7-Medical Education Summer School
An Initiative within the federation, build on training international together with Egyptian students on Medical Education related topics
Buying Medical Education Books& applying for organizational membership in renowned Medical Education Organizations in order to overcome the lack of information about Medical Education topics