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RadiologyRadiology12
Jordan University Hospital and Medical School are keen to attract highly qualified medical specialists in this medical field. Elite, highly qualified radiology consultants work in this department, the staff includes two full professors, three associate professors and two assistant professors. There are also 20 resident doctors from Jordan and various other Arab countries. These residents are enrolled in a well-structures teaching program that prepares them to pass the high specialty degree in radiology and nuclear medicine.  The staff also includes qualified technicians and nurses who have been trained locally as well as internationally. The radiology department has been completely renovated in the years 2009 – 2010, it now offers around the clock, the fine and  latest medical imaging services and provides digital imaging techniques that match those services offered in the world's most prestigious centers.
  
Internal Medicine Internal Medicine 6

The Department of Internal Medicine at University of Jordan is a large, expanding department with a diverse staff working in dedicated teams to provide high quality work in an organized, effective and efficient manner through innovation, training, and education.   The Department supports the faculty and enhances the missions of the Faculty of Medicine, the University and the Hospital.

The department provides services in teaching, training, research and patient care. We provide clinical service to our patients in the community, exceptional medical education for medical students and post graduate students. In addition we have programs for advanced training in most of subspecialties of internal medicine. We are committed to innovative research in clinical and other sciences which are in close relation to internal medicine, hoping that this will expand the frontiers of medical knowledge.

The department offers outstanding facilities and a dedicated team of physicians, technicians, nurses and staff members committed to advancements in terms of scientific achievement, clinical service and medical education in eleven core divisions
  
Pharmacology Pharmacology 4
The department of Pharmacology/ Faculty of Medicine is one of the Basic medical Sciences departments.  The staff (5 Professors, Assistant Professor, and one lecturer) have diverse teaching and research interests and expertise.  These include cardiovascular, endocrine, autonomic, clinical, and molecular pharmacology as well as pharmacogenomics.  Including, cardiovascular, endocrine, clinical, autonomic nervous system, molecular pharmacology and pharmacogeneomics.  The department offers various courses in pharmacology to undergraduate medical, dentistal and nursing students.  The Masters program in pharmacology is available for medical, dental, nursing, pharmacy, and veterinary medicine graduates.  The department is involved in research in clinical pharmacology, pharmacokinetics, pharmacogenetics, toxicology, and molecular pharmacology.  Future plan is to recruit young  faculty members in various fields of pharmacology through appointments or scholarships for distinguished medical graduates.
  
Anatomy and HistologyAnatomy and Histology1

The Department of Anatomy and Histology is one of the basic science Departments at the Faculty of Medicine-University of Jordan. Teaching in the department involves both undergraduate and postgraduate medical students; in addition to paramedical students of dentistry, pharmacy, occupational therapy and nursing. Teaching anatomy and histology is based on both lectures and practical classes. In the latter human prosections, videos, TV circuit and electronic computer laboratories are used

  
Physiology and Biochemistry Physiology and Biochemistry 2
The Department of Physiology and biochemistry is one of the basic medical sciences departments in the Faculty of Medicine, the University of Jordan, Amman, Jordan. The department of physiology and biochemistry was established as early as the establishment of the medical school, and since its establishment, it is concerned with academic and research activities. The department is also teaching physiology for students from dental, pharmacy, nursing and rehabilitation sciences faculties. In addition, members the department teaches graduate courses to nursing and toxicology students. Also we share in teaching physiology and biochemistry courses to the students of specialized first aid from the Academy of his Highness Prince Hussein Bin Abdulla II for Civil Protection
  
Pathology and Microbiology and Forensic Medicine Pathology and Microbiology and Forensic Medicine 3

Over the past 25 years, the Department of Pathology, Microbiology and Forensic Medicine had a splendid history as a center of excellence in both teaching and research. Our Department consists of three specialty sections:

1.     Pathology section.

2.     Microbiology section.

3.     Forensic Medicine and Toxicology section.

 In our department we are in a unique position in providing both basic science and clinical courses to; Medical, Dental, Pharmacy, Nursing and Rehabilitation students. There are also postgraduate training programs for Medical Residents at the Jordan University Hospital in the above three specialties that confer onto them the Certificate in Higher Specialization, and fulfill the requirements for sitting for the examination of the Jordanian Board in the respective specialty. The Department also conducts the following M. Sc. Courses for Medical and other Science graduates:

a. Medical Laboratory Sciences.

b. Analytical Toxicology.
  
Obstetrics and Gynecology Obstetrics and Gynecology 11

          This department was founded in 1979, since then it has went through a lot of modifications and renovations, The Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology of Jordan University hospital enriches lives through education of medical students, residents and patients while promoting research and  community involvement.

  
Family and Community Medicine Family and Community Medicine 5
The Department of Community Medicine was established in the year 1975 as one of the basic departments of the faculty of medicine . In the year 1994 the family medicine programme was established as one of the activities of the department of community medicine. This activity was further expanded and became one of the clinical departments of Jordan University Hospital. From an academic perspective , this activity was joined to community medicine in one department which is the Department of Family and Community Medicine . The department teaches courses to second and third year medical students in the field of public health ( epidemiology , biostatistics , environmental health, occupational health, maternal and child health and health care management. A master programme in Public health was established in the year 2000 where about 60 students from various health sectors including Ministry of health, private sector and UNRWA graduate up till now . The Department of Family and Community Medicine focuses on dealing with health, social and environmental problems facing the Jordanian society . Members of the department, in collaboration with other departments including clinical departments , direct the majority of their activities towards studying these problems and their causes as well as providing suggested solutions with the involved local authorities. The department currently includes 10 staff members : 4 professors , 3 Associate professors, , 1 lecturer , 2 teaching assistants ,
  
Special Surgery Special Surgery 8

On behalf of the faculty of the Department of Special Surgery at University of

Jordan, I would like to welcome you to be a member of the faculty staff or trainee at

our department.

 Our Department is a dynamic well established department since 1978 with an

energetic faculty, outstanding residents and fellows, highly skilled technical and

administrative staff. 

The Department takes pride in consistently targeting excellence in clinical care,

teaching and research as its top priorities.

The Department is organized into divisions of Orthopaedic and Trauma surgery,

Neurosurgery, Ophthalmology, Urology, and ENT.

Many of our Faculty is nationally and internationally acknowledged as experts in

their area of specialty interest with widely recognized contributions to clinical care,

and education of trainees. 

We currently have 22 full-time clinical staff (Professor, Associate Professor,

and Assisstant professors).

Our residency training program in different divisions of the department is considered

to be one of the best in Jordan. 

Admission to the program is highly competitive with a large number of applicants

considered for residency positions each year. 

Our medical students teaching and training in different divisions of the department is

the most popular in our School of Medicine. 

Our faculty serve as invited speakers and visiting professors at numerous national and

international conferences and facilities each year.

We are committed to creating the finest resident educational program in Jordan.

Our ultimate goal is focused on the production of an excellent surgeons as well as

knowlegable medical students in the different divisions of the department, who can

enhance the quality of lives of their patients.

  
PediatricsPediatrics10

The department of pediatrics was established in 1977, and has grown since then to become one of the outstanding departments at the national level.

The Department of pediatrics contributes to the community through:

1-      Clinical services: details are outlined below.

2-      Teaching and training of medical students during the fifth and sixth year of medical school.

3-      The pediatric residency program ( higher specialization program in general pediatrics): The program was established in 1980 to teach and train physicians to become general pediatricians.  Since that time, many outstanding pediatricians have graduated from the program, and are recognized at the national and international levels.

4-      Scientific research: the department members have been very active in medical research. Many studies have been published in the international and national journals 

5-      Outreach clinics and voluntary medical days held at rural areas of the country during several times of the year.

6-      Collaboration with the all healthcare sectors in the country for clinical care and research issues.

 

Department services

The department provides advanced and well balanced care in both general pediatrics as well as pediatric subspecialties:

General Pediatric Care:

General pediatric care is a major component of the department of pediatrics at Jordan University Hospital. This starts from birth to adolescence. Care provided includes, and not limited to, neonatal examination and screening for in born errors of metabolism, and parents counseling about all aspects of child health like breast feeding issues, nutritional advice, child development and growth issues. Care is provided in both the well-baby clinic as well as the general walk-in acute care pediatric clinics. Immunizations provided to patients include those recommended nationally and internationally. 

The general pediatrics clinic was designated as such entity in 1993.

 

 

 

 

Pediatrics Specialty Care:

In addition to primary care pediatrics, the following specialty care is provided

Neonatal intensive care: the first unit was established in 1975. Currently, a State of the art unit, renovated in 2013, provides  care for the premature babies and the ill neonates. Services provided include, and not limited to, noninvasive and invasive respiratory support, pre-operative and post-operative management of congenital anomalies, management of medical neonatal conditions such as sepsis, metabolic disorders, cardiac anomalies, pulmonary hypertension, and many other conditions. The unit is attached optimally to the delivery room and to the busy obstetric floors. Outpatients follow up services are also provided for premature infants, during which developmental assessment, nutritional assessment and care for chronic lung disease and other complications of prematurity are done. 

Pediatric infectious disease: The infectious disease service at the University of Jordan in its capacity as the oldest such service in the country is also actively engaged in consulting with the ministry of health through membership of appropriate committees on outbreak control, immunization and poliomyelitis eradication. Infection control is also provided by the infectious disease service at the department in collaboration with the infection control unit. Patients are admitted to the infectious disease service on the inpatient wards as appropriate and proper isolation measures are recommended. In addition the infectious disease service also provides consultation for inpatient and outpatient pediatric patients, including monitoring for appropriate use of antibiotics, antibiotic stewardship, and tracking of antibiotic drug levels and dosing of drugs as well as drug adverse events. 

Pediatric neurology: Care provided includes diagnosis and management of seizure disorders, structural brain anomalies, neuromuscular disorders, developmental delay, and metabolic disorders. Procedures performed include Electro-encephalography (EEG), Video EEG, electromyography, nerve conduction studies, muscle biopsies, vagal nerve stimulation and epilepsy surgeries. The unit of pediatric neurology sciences was established in 1992.

Pediatric gastroenterology, hepatology and nutrition: The section provides services for all pediatric patients presenting with various symptoms, from the common ones (stomach pain, vomiting, diarrhea, and constipation), to the more complicated ones (gastrointestinal bleeding and pediatric liver disorders). Nutrition evaluation is another key service provided to those whom are underweight, overweight, or in need to be on a specific diet. These services are provided through the outpatient clinic, the inpatient team, and the consultation coverage for all hospitalized children, including those at the intensive care units. Procedures performed by our section members include upper and lower endoscopies, removal of foreign bodies and polyps , banding of esophageal varies , dilation of narrowed esophagus , capsule endoscopy, double balloon enteroscopy,   ERCP , and liver biopsies. We are the only center in the country that performs impedance pH studies (pH monitoring for both acidic and no acidic reflux).  The section enjoys an excellent collaborative relation with pediatric surgery, anesthesia, pathology, and interventional and diagnostic radiology sections at our facility, as well as joint services and educational activities with our adult Gastroenterology colleagues.  

Pediatric nephrology: Care provided includes diagnosis and management of children with renal diseases as children with congenital anomalies of the kidney and urinary tract, recurrent urinary tract infections, nephrotic syndrome, overactive bladder and acute and chronic renal impairment. Ultrasound, voiding cystourethrogram ,  nuclear imaging ,bladder urodynamic studies are available for diagnosis. Procedures performed include renal biopsies, peritoneal and hemo-dialysis. The dialysis unit was established in 1989.

Pediatric cardiology: Care provided includes non-invasive cardiac imaging including echocardiography, fetal echocardiography, computed topography, as well as cardiac MRI in selected cases; Invasive procedures for children, infants and neonates that include both interventional and diagnostic catheterization; Arrhythmia care including Holter monitoring, exercise testing, and ablation procedures in collaboration with division of adult cardiology.

Pediatric endocrinology and diabetes: Care provided includes diagnosis and management for children with diabetes mellitus as well as all other endocrine disorders such as growth and puberty disorders, thyroid diseases, adrenal diseases, bone metabolism and disorders of sex development. Detailed endocrine workup is done through stimulation tests done in a dedicated day program.

 

Pediatric Intensive care :A fully monitored unit in the pediatric floor provides care for the very ill children requiring intensive monitoring and management. Services provided include, and not limited to, noninvasive and invasive respiratory support, management of medical conditions as sepsis, metabolic disorders, organ failure, neurological disorders, and many other conditions. The unit was established in 2001, and underwent many developments and additions since that time.

Pediatric pulmonology, allergy and immunology: Care is provided for children with Cystic fibrosis ( CF), Asthma,  and chronic lung disease. Sweat chloride testing and gene mutation analysis for CF is performed at our labs.

  
General SurgeryGeneral Surgery7

The Department of General Surgery at University of Jordan is a large, expanding department with a diverse staff working in dedicated teams to provide high quality work in an organized, effective and efficient manner through innovation, training, and education. It was established since 1973 and continued since then to provide surgical services to patients and training and teaching for students, residents and fellows.
 
We provide service training and education in the following subspecialties:
-              Gastrointestinal and minimally invasive surgery
-              Head and neck, and endocrine surgery
-              Oncology and breast surgery
-              Pediatric surgery
-              Plastic and reconstructive surgery
-              Cardiovascular and thoracic surgery
-              Trauma and surgical intensive care
 
Our service is following the most updated and advanced standards of care in all subspecialties. We are committed to provide best patient care as well as achieving the teaching outcomes for residents and students.
  
Anaesthesia and Intensive Care Anaesthesia and Intensive Care 9

Since its establishment, the specialty of Anesthesia and Intensive care in the faculty of Medicine at Jordan University was started as a unit in the department of General surgery. In 2007 the section of anesthesia and Intensive care was upgraded into the department of Anesthesia and Intensive Care.  It consists of the following units:

1.       Anesthesia Care Unit
2.       Post-anesthesia Car Unit.
3.       Intensive Care Unit
4.       Unit of Anesthesia Technicians
5.       Chronic Pain Clinic.