A workshop was held at the School of Medicine on the" Placement of Qualifications within the National Qualifications Framework "under the patronage of Professor Anam Khalaf, Vice President for Quality Affairs, Accreditation and Strategic Planning, in the presence of Professor Yasser Al-Rayyan, Dean of the School of Medicine, and Deans of medical Schools from different universities from the public and private universities in the Kingdom.
The School of Medicine hosted a lecturing delegation from the Accreditation and Quality Assurance Commission for Higher Education Institutions, headed by Professor Zaid Al-Anbar, Vice President of the Accreditation Commission, Dr. Dima Estitieh, and Engineer Samia Adel.
The delegation gave a detailed presentation on the instructions for placement of qualifications within the National Qualifications Framework and the procedures for completing the placement request for qualifications.
A discussion took place between the delegation and attendees on various topics related to the placement of qualifications. The workshop was attended by a number of vice deans, assistant deans, department heads, and quality liaison officers from UJ School of Medicine. The workshop was also attended by representatives from the Accreditation and Quality Assurance Center at the University of Jordan.
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A delegation from Accreditation and Quality Assurance Commission for Higher Education institutes visited the School of Medicine on Monday, November 20, 2023. The delegation held a meeting with members of the teaching and administrative staff to review the School of Medicine's annual report on national and international accreditation, and to discuss the areas of improvement achieved in accreditation standards and the strategic goals of the school's 's academic programs. The meeting was chaired by Prof. Yasser Al-Rayyan, Dean of the
School of Medicine, and Prof. Shadi Al-Hamouri, Chairman of the Follow-up Committee for the Accreditation of the School of Medicine from the Accreditation Commission, which also included Dr. Ahmed Al-Shayyab and Mrs. Som Abu Talib.
The meeting was attended by the deputy deans, assistant deans, department heads, a number of members of the teaching and administrative staff, committee heads, and representatives from the Deanship of Student Affairs and the Admissions and Registration Unit.
The delegation praised the achievements of the School of Medicine in local and international accreditation and quality assurance matters.
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As part of the initiative of the Deanship of Scientific Research to communicate with faculty members in colleges, the Dean of Scientific Research, Professor Amira Al-Masri, held a meeting in the School of Medicine with faculty members, on Thursday, 11-23-2023. The meeting was held under the patronage of Professor Yasser Al-Rayyan , Dean of the School of Medicine, in the presence of the deputy deans, assistant deans , and a number of faculty members.
The meeting was also attended by Dr. Hadeel Al-Ghazawi, Assistant Dean for Research Cooperation, and Mrs. Sahar Al-Qudah, Assistant Director of the Projects Department, from the Deanship of Scientific Research.
The Dean of Scientific Research, presented and discussed a group of topics related to scientific research, including:
Activating the role of student research clubs and research teams for faculty members in SchoolofMedicine, national priorities for scientific research, research cooperation locally and internationally, and ways to support scientific research projects. The Dean of Scientific Research also listened to the faculty members' comments and answered their inquiries about topics related to supporting research projects by the Deanship of Scientific Research.
An introductory meeting was held for new students of the School of Medicine on Thursday, 11/9/2023, sponsored by the Dean of the School of Medicine, Professor
Yasser Al-Rayyan, began the meeting with a welcome speech to the new students of the School of Medicine, during which he reviewed the journey that medical students go through during the academic years, stressing the importance of informing students about the plan. academic studies and the official instructions governing the college, wishing the students a successful study and distinguished achievement during the years they will spend in their college.
Then, Dr. Maram Abdel Jalil, Assistant Dean for Student Affairs in the basic years , spoke to the students and presented a number of instructions related to attendance and discipline and the principles and instructions for exams. Then she reviewed the (updated) study
plan for the first year and the conditions for transfer to the second academic year. She also introduced the student representative to the Faculty Council for the first and second years and a number of distinguished college employees.
Professor Heba Kalbouneh, Deputy Dean for Examinations Affairs, gave a welcome speech to the students, in which she stressed the importance of adhering to the college's instructions and following its announcements. She also discussed the new study plan and provided a set of advice and praise for first-year students.
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A student event was held at the School of Medicine on scientific research entitled (Student Research Forum for the Year 2023), on Thursday, 10-26-2023, 10:00-3:45.
This activity was held at the initiative and organization of Dr. Diyala Abu Hassan, Associate Professor in the Department of Physiology and Biochemistry, and with the participation of a group of students. During the event, the participating students presented their research work to a group of faculty members from the Schools of Medicine, Pharmacy, and Nursing, who in turn provided critical comments. Based on students' contributions. The forum also included various l activities, where competitions were held centered around the students' performance in presenting and presenting their research, in addition to lectures given by the participating lecturers on scientific research. The activity was attended by 380 students, and students from the batch committees contributed to the various organizing stages of the forum. At the end of the event, the students who won the competitions were honored and prizes were presented to them.
An introductory meeting was held at the School of Medicine for new students from the State of Kuwait on Tuesday, October 31, 2023. The meeting was held in cooperation between the Office of Student Affairs for the Basic years in the School and the Cultural Office at the Kuwaiti Embassy. The meeting was held under the patronage of the Dean of the School of Medicine, Professor Yasser Al-Rayyan, in the presence of the professors, Dean of the School of Science, Dean of the School of Pharmacy, and Director of the Admissions and Registration Unit. The Kuwaiti side was headed by the Head of the Cultural Office at the Kuwaiti Embassy in Amman, Dr. Hamoud Al-Qashaan, accompanied by the Kuwaiti Cultural Attaché, Dr. Muhammad Al-Jarallah.
The meeting included welcome and guidance speeches delivered by Dean of the School of Medicine, Prof. Mahmoud Al-Jagoub,Dean of the School of Science ,and Prof. Dr. Rula Darwish, Dean of the School of Pharmacy, and Director of the Admissions and Registration Unit, Dr. Ashraf Al-Adwan. The speeches included a presentation of a number of educational services available to them during their university studies. The deputies and assistant deans of the School of Medicine also gave speeches in which they described the tasks of the Office of Examination Affairs, Student Affairs, Guidance Affairs, and Quality and Communication Affairs. They expressed their readiness to provide support and guidance to students through open channels of communication with students. They presented a number of topics related to the conduct of the teaching process. The challenges faced by students and ways to solve them in accordance with the instructions and regulations in force at the university.
On the Kuwaiti side, Dr. Al-Qashaan and Dr. Jadallah delivered speeches in which they praised the efforts made by the university, represented by its administration, to support Kuwaiti students and provide them with all forms of care and attention similar to Jordanian students, and its endeavor to improve their scientific performance and academic achievement in order to prepare them for a bright future to serve and advance their country. He called on the students to give a good image of their country, adhere to the university's instructions and laws, and pursue their academic career with diligence and perseverance.
A training course was held at the School of Medicine for faculty members within the School track of the program" Development Need Analysis", this was held in cooperation with the Accreditation and Quality Assurance Center and the Center for Excellence in Teaching and Learning, entitled: Create Interactive Course Content with H5P Tools. This took place on Thursday, October 12, 2023, and lasted for three hours. This course is concerned with preparing model lectures and creating interactive content using H5P tools through an applied workshop in the computer laboratory at the School of Medicine. Ms. Aman Al-Rahahla, Director of the E-Learning Department at the Center for Excellence in Learning and Teaching, supervised the training workshop and presented a presentation to the attendees, in addition to the direct practical application by the faculty members participating in the workshop.
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A meeting was held at the School of Medicine, chaired by Professor Faleh Al-Sawa'er, Vice President for World Rankings and International Accreditation Affairs, and Professor Yasser Al-Rayyan, Dean of the School of Medicine, in the School Council on Sunday, 10-8-2023. The meeting was attended by Vice deans, assistant deans, and department heads, as well as a group of Members of the teaching and administrative staff at the School of Medicine .Dr. Nujoud Al-Dabai and Ms. Saraa Al-Sharida from the International Classifications Office at the university were also in attendance .
The Vice President gave a presentation about international classifications of universities in general and QS World University Rankings in particular, he also discussed the criteria by which universities are classified and about the ranking achieved by the School of Medicine during the year 2023, as the SOM achieved great progress by reaching the 350-400 category (353), which enhances the academic reputation of the SOM at the local and international levels. The Vice President instructed the faculty members to contribute actively to achieving the goal standards for university rankings , which include: academic and employment reputation, citations for scientific research, and H-Index for faculty research work .
The Dean also stressed the importance of intensifying efforts by all faculty members to contribute to advancing the School of Medicine world ranking to a position worthy of its academic and research achievements and its employment reputation.
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Professor Yasser Al-Rayyan , Dean of the School of Medicine, received Professor Walid Nassar, Dean of the School of Medicine at Anbar University, Iraq, on Sunday, 10-8-2023.
The Dean held a meeting with the guest delegation in the presence of Professor Dr. Nafeth Abu Tarbush, Vice Dean for School Affairs. Professor Heba Kalbouneh, Vice Dean for Examination Affairs, Dr. Enas Al-Zayadneh, Assistant Dean for Quality and Communication Affairs, Dr. Maram Abdel Jalil, Assistant Dean for Student Affairs in the Basic years, and Mrs. Haifa Mahasneh, Assistant Dean for Guidance Affairs.
Dr. Walid Nassar expressed his pride in the academic and research reputation of the School of Medicine at the University of Jordan. The meeting also discussed ways of cooperation between the two sides in the fields of scientific research, exchange of students and academics, and international accreditation. The meeting was attended from the Iraqi delegation by Dr. Ihsan Khalaf, Director of the Quality Assurance Department at Anbar University.
It is worth noting that a joint cooperation agreement between the University of Jordan and the University of Anbar is under completion by the Presidency of the University of Jordan.
The President of the University of Jordan, Professor. Nathir Obeidat, during the Deans' Council session on Monday 2-10-2023 , honored five doctors who are graduates of the University of Jordan who obtained the highest marks in the admission examination for medical specialization in the United States of America, “the clinical part," for the year 2023, thus recording a distinguished Jordanian achievement in the results of this study. exam at the world level. Dr. Nathir congratulated the doctors, expressing his pride in their presence in the session, and his pride in the graduates of the School of Medicine at the University of Jordan, praising the college, which constitutes a milestone at the level of Jordan, pointing out that it provides the medical and humanitarian community annually with a new, distinguished, creative cohort, whose students seek On earth, they achieved success and creativity.
Professor Obaidat added that the College of Medicine has a special elegance, history, form, and distinguished system in the world of academia and medicine, established by the founders of this college, to ensure that it is among the best colleges in this field. He also called on students to be ambassadors for their university, and to keep in mind their families, their university, their college, and those who taught them.
In turn, the Dean of the School of medicine , Dr. Yasser Al-Rayyan, congratulated the doctors on their excellence in the entrance examination for medical specialization in the United States of America, noting that the school is one of the leading colleges at the university in terms of the number of research and citations. He also pointed out that the rate of graduates' publication in recent years has steadily increased, attributing all credit to the efforts made by the faculty members and colleagues, each of whom he thanked.
It is noteworthy that Doctor Ahmed Gamal Al-Sharouf obtained a score of 282; The highest in the American certificate equivalency exam, while Dr. Tawfiq Tahseen Barqawi got a score of 281, while Dr. Ishaq Salem Khoury got a score of 280, while Dr. Zeina Al-Assaf got a score of 276, and Dr. Ahmed Ezz El-Din Kafaf got a score of 274 in this exam, In which a large number of doctors from around the world competed.
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A training workshop for students on quantitative scientific research was held at the School of Medicine at the University of Jordan on Tuesday 26-9-2023 entitled “Introduction to Quantitative Research from Idea to Publication".
This event was supervised by Dr. Diala Abu Hassan, Associate Professor in the Department of Physiology and Biochemistry. The program included scientific lectures with the participation of faculty members from outside the college. The six-hour workshop program included valuable lectures delivered by Dr. Hamza Al-Daridi from the University's School of Nursing. Jordanian, Dr. Othman Al-Fuqaha from the University of Islamic Sciences, and student Hassan Abu Shuqair from the Jordanian University of Science and Technology. The workshop addressed various scientific research topics, including an introduction to scientific research, literature review, research design, data collection and analysis, psychological measurements, the role of artificial intelligence in scientific research, statistical analysis, scientific writing, and publishing. Seventy students from different academic years attended the event. Two students, Jihad Yassin and Lynn Al-Qutb, from the School of Medicine, participated in preparing and organizing the lecture program during the workshop.
The Dean of the School of Medicine, Professor Yasser Al-Rayyan, held a meeting with a number of student representatives in the School Council hall on Tuesday, 9/19/2023.
The meeting was attended by the Assistant Dean for Clinical Training and Student Affairs in the Clinical years, Dr. Fida Thekr Allah, the Assistant Dean for Examinations Affairs and Student Affairs in the Basic years, Professor Heba Kalbouneh, and the Assistant Dean for Quality and Communication Affairs, Dr. Enas Al-Zayadneh .
The meeting was attended by student representatives: Dr. Ahmed Abu Hani, Laila Nazzal, ,Enas AlKhasawneh ,and Hussein Al-Rahimi as student representatives in the college council, and Kholoud Al-Hajri as a representative of international students in the school.
During the meeting, the Dean listened to the students' comments and feedback on various topics related to student affairs. The Dean and his assistants also expressed their appreciation for the efforts of the attending students in representing their colleagues, in presenting student affairs, and in participating in expressing opinions on the topics raised during the Faculty Council sessions.
The meeting also included the distribution of honorary shields to student representatives in appreciation of their efforts and active participation in representing their colleagues and cooperation with the college administration to achieve the desired academic goals and objectives and for improvement and development.
An elite group of graduates of the School of Medicine at the University of Jordan, obtained the highest marks in the “Clinical - Step 2" exam to practice medicine in the United States of America in 2023, marking a distinguished Jordanian achievement in the world. In the exam in which a large number of doctors around the world competed, a number of college graduates obtained exceptional and distinguished results, including Doctor Ahmed Al-Shrrouf (282), which is the highest nationally, Doctor Tawfiq Barqawi (281), Doctor Ishaq Khoury (280) and other distinguished graduates. .
The President of the University of Jordan, Professor Nathir Obeidat, and the Dean of the School of Medicine, Professor Yasser Al-Rayyan, expressed their pride in the graduates of SOM“ , which constitutes a milestone in Jordan, stressing that it provides the medical and humanitarian community annually with a distinguished and creative cohort.
It is noteworthy that this exam is sponsored by the Federation of State Medical Boards and the National Board of Medical Examiners, and doctors with an MD degree are required to pass it before they are allowed to practice medicine in the United States of America.
Professor Yasser Al-Rayyan, Dean of the School of Medicine, hosted a ceremony honoring a group of members of the administrative staff on Sunday, 9/10/2023. During which the Dean delivered a speech in which he expressed his pride in the distinguished administrative staff and his thanks for the continuous efforts they are making in serving the School of Medicine and maintaining the prestigious status it enjoys. The Dean also distributed commemorative shields and certificates of appreciation to members of the teaching staff in recognition of their efforts in completing administrative tasks and operations with dedication and mastery.
The meeting was attended by Professor Musa Al-Abadi, Deputy Dean for College Affairs, Professor Heba Kalbouneh, Assistant Dean for Examination Affairs, Dr. Enas Al-Zayadna, Assistant Dean for Quality and Communication Affairs, and Dr. Raed Al-Taher, Assistant Dean for Development and Learning Affairs.
The celebration was also attended by a number of faculty members, including Dr. Hossam Al-Houri, Head of the Department of Internal Medicine, Dr. Muntaha Al-Eidi from the Department of Pediatrics, and Dr. Moatasem Al-Rabie from the Department of Special Surgery.
The list of honored administrators included :Amal Samih Abu Al-Ragheb, Nour Kamel Al-Atoum, Wafa Abu Al-Rub, Maha Al-Jazzazi, Nawal Saada, Heba Habash, Haifa Ismail, Lina Al-Najdawi, Fatima Al-Akhras, Doaa Qattan, Suzan Al-Badour, Kholoud Al-Fraihat, Hanan. Amin, Amal Al-Hayajneh, Ihsan Al-Omari, Rania Abu Sneina, Randa Naffa, Laila Al-Awaidi, Alaa Abu Jarrar, Reham Al-Daibis, Reham Al-Shehabi, Heba Ababneh, Enas Al-Qadi, Amal Hammad, Wesal Abu Rumman, Munira Al-Awameh, Fatima Al-Nis, Diana Howeidi, Munira Al-Awameh, Haneen Abu Nimra, Ikram Al-Zayoud. Jamil Al-Zawahra, Muhammad Hosni, Ahmed Al-Shamasna, Ahmed Al-Khatib, Alaa Al-Sharif, Ayman Al-Rahmaneh, Raad Al-Amayra, Abdullah Arabiyat, Thaer Abu Ayada, Muhammad Al-Khatib, Mahmoud Al-Azzam, Moaz Abdel-Ghani, Abdel-Rahman Ghanem.
The Dean expressed the importance of the event for its role in strengthening employees and pushing them to give more, and the college administration's keenness for honoring events to be held periodically and for more distinguished administrators to be honored in upcoming events.
Under the patronage of His Excellency the President of the University of Jordan, Dr. Nathir Obeidat, the eighteenth forum was held for graduates of the School of Medicine from the twentieth and twenty-first patches to celebrate the twenty-five years since their graduation from the SOM.
Professor Yaser Al-Rayan ,Dean of the School of Medicine ,delivered a welcoming speech in which he talked about the achievements of the School of Medicine and its distinction at the level of international classification, international accreditation, research and job reputation.
Then, the sponsor of the ceremony, His Excellency Prof. Nathir Obeidat, gave a speech in which he expressed his pride in the School of Medicine's history and achievement, and reviewed a set of distinguished memories in the college and the university hospital. He also expressed his appreciation for a group of pioneering professors who reached the age of retirement and others who passed away, but their achievements are still remembered .
His Excellency Prof. Nathir Obeidat distributed honorary shields to a group of esteemed professors who enriched the academic and professional career with their great achievements, and they are:
1. His Excellency Professor Walid Al-Maani
2. Prof. Izdiad Badran
3. Prof. Mustafa Al-Shunnaq
4. Prof. Ahmed Al-Sroujeh
5. Prof. Faisal Al-Khatib
His Excellency the President also distributed honorary awards to the top students of the forty-sixth batch, and to those who obtained an excellent degree among them.
A number of graduates of the two patches participated in a set of presentations that dealt with their journey and memories during the study and their professional and academic positions that they reached, through a speech to the graduates delivered by Prof. Mahasen Al-Najjar, and a presentation by Dr. Omar Al-Omari and Dr. Rami Al-Adassi from the 20th and 21st pathches, respectively.
The host of the ceremony, Dr. Tariq Kanaan, expressed his thanks to the supportive doctors who contributed to the success of this forum, and to the efforts of the alumni committee of the SOM and administrative staff in preparing and organizing the event.
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His Excellency Prof.Nathir Obeidat, President of the University of Jordan, honored the first students of the graduates for the academic year 2022-2023, during the ceremony organized by the School of Medicine for the Alumni Forum of the School of Medicine for the years 1997 and 1998.
The honored students, according to graduation grades (GPA), are:
1. Amr Hisham Ibrahim Al-Khatib
1. Joud Sadiq Fahad Al-Karmi
2. Raghad / Muhammad Khair / Salim Bani Hamad
2. Raghad Ahmed Hassan Ramadan
2. Maram Abdel-Rahman Ahmed Al-Jayeh
3. Abdullah Muhammad Abdul Karim Al-Kharabsheh
4. Sherine Youssef Mustafa Asha
5. Dana Khaldoun Muhammad Atiyat
5. Sadan Ahmed Abdel-Fattah Abdel-Fattah
6. Farah Anwar Falah Maaya'ah
7. Nour Zahir / Muhammad Ratib / Al-Atili
8. Muhammad Kamal Abdullah Al-Daradkeh
8. Ahmed Amjad Ahmed Tobasi
9. Taqi Ahed Abd al-Rahim al-Sharaideh
9. Mahmoud Omar Musa Al-Shanikat
10. Bahaa Nabil / Muhammad Saeed / Abdul Rahim
Dr. Malik Salam, Associate Professor in the Department of Pathology and Microbiology, received the Distinguished Researcher Award for Health Faculties at the University of Jordan (Medicine, Dentistry, Pharmacy, Nursing, and Rehabilitation Sciences) for the academic year 2022/2023 based on the decision of the Council of Deans at the University of Jordan , and on this occasion, the Schoolof Medicine, represented by its Dean, Prof. Yasser Al-Rayyan, and faculty and administrative staff members extend their warmest congratulations to Dr. Malik, wishing more excellence to the college and the university.
A delegation from the Faculty of Medicine at the University of Jordan made an official visit to Hebron Polytechnic University, Palestine, during the period from 7/30 to 8/1/2023
This came within the framework of cooperation between the School of Medicine and Hebron Polytechnic University's efforts to obtain international accreditation for the College of Medicine at the Palestinian University from the WFME world federation for medical education.
The delegation was received by the President of Hebron Polytechnic University, Prof. Dr. Amjad Barham, who delivered a welcoming speech in which he expressed his pride in the academic cooperation between the two universities. The two parties also exchanged commemorative on the occasion of this visit.
The University of Jordan delegation included Dr. Enas Al-Zayadneh, Assistant Dean for Quality and Communication Affairs, Dr. Fida Thekrallah, Assistant Dean for Student Affairs in Clinical Departments and Alumni, Dr. Randa Farah - Director of the Continuing Medical Education Office - University of Jordan Hospital, and Mrs. Haifa Ismail, Assistant Dean Student Counseling Affairs.
The University of Jordan delegation included Dr. Enas Al-Zayadneh, Assistant Dean for Quality and Communication Affairs, Dr. Fida Zikrallah, Assistant Dean for Student Affairs in Clinical Departments and Alumni, Dr. Randa Farah - Director of the Continuing Medical Education Office - University of Jordan Hospital, and Ms. Haifa Ismail, Assistant Dean Student Counseling Affairs.
The visit included holding two workshops by the visiting delegation. The first workshop was held on Monday 7/31 on the university campus. Dr. Majed Al-Dweik, Dean of the Faculty, opened the workshop by welcoming the visiting delegation and presenting an overview of the establishment of the Faculty of Medicine at Hebron Polytechnic and the stages it accomplished in the international accreditation process, and then the lecturers (Dr. Enas Al-Zayadneh and Dr. Randa Farah ) delivered a presentation that included an overview of the history of the School of Medicine at the University of Jordan, its achievements, its global classification, international accreditation, quality assurance and communication affairs, and about continuing medical education and international accreditation of teaching hospitals. Dr. Raed Al-Taher, Assistant Dean for Development and Medical Education Affairs from Amman, participated Through the application of the Zoom program, he talked about developments in the means and methods of medical education, including electronic medical education.
The second workshop was held on Tuesday, 1/8, in Al-Ahly Hospital, which is the accredited hospital for clinical training for students at Hebron Polytechnic. During which the visiting delegation members (Dr. Fidaa Thikrallah and Mrs. Haifa Mahasneh) gave a presentation on clinical medical education, student counseling, and exams.
The workshop was attended during the two days by members of the teaching staff in Hebron medical college, including heads of departments and teachers in the clinical and basic stages. The meetings included an interactive dialogue between the attendees and members of the delegation on the topics raised during the workshop.
The Dean of the College and the Director of Clinical Training accompanied the delegation on a tour of the college facilities and the teaching hospital.
At the end of the visit, the administration of the host university expressed its appreciation for the efforts of the School of Medicine at the University of Jordan, represented by the President of the University, the Dean of the Faculty, and the visiting delegation in providing advice and exchanging experiences, especially in the international accreditation file for the Doctor of Medicine program. The visiting delegation also expressed its appreciation for what the faculty of medicine at Hebron Polytechnic University has achieved and the progress made since its founding.
Deputy Dean for College Affairs received a television delegation from the national satellite channel of Iraqi Kurdistan at the Deanship of the School of Medicine on Thursday 27-7-2023.
The delegation was accompanied by a member from Tourism Promotion Commision in Jordan, as part of the Commission 's objectives to shed light on the medical sector in Jordan and the universities which provides medical education.
The delegation held a meeting with Debuty Dean Professor Musa Al-Abbadi, and was attended by Dr. Fida Thikrallah, Assistant Dean for Student Affairs in the Clinical Years, and Dr. Enas Al-Zayadneh, Assistant Dean for Quality and Communication Affairs. The delegation listened to a presentation on the School of Medicine at the University of Jordan, which included a brief about the history of the college, the programs taught, its achievements, its global ranking and international accreditation. The delegation also toured the facilities in the college.
The delegation conducted a tour inside the SOM building in addition to a visit to the University of Jordan Hospital, during which they were received by the Medical Director.
Professor Nader Al-Bassoul and the Administrative Director Professor Mahmoud Al-Mustafa. The visit included television interviews conducted by the delegation with Deputy Dean and the Medical Director. The delegation, headed by Dr. Sarkar Al-Sorji, also praised the distinguished academic reputation of the Faculty of Medicine at the University of Jordan.
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A live meeting was held with third-year medical students of the school of Medicine at the University of Jordan, to introduce to them the Intercalated Bachelor's Program in Basic Medical Sciences. The meeting was on Monday 5/22/2023, in the Auditorium No. 1 new College of Medicine building of the school of Medicine.
Prof. Yasser Al-Rayyan, the Dean of the school of Medicine, at the University of Jordan, presented an overview of the program and its importance to students after obtaining its bachelor's degree, in addition to a Doctor of Medicine degree.
Prof. Fahmy Abu Al-Rub, the program coordinator at Jordan University of Science and Technology, gave a full explanation on the details of the program and how to join it.
Prof. Fahmy Abu Al-Rub, and Prof. Faisal Muhammad as well as Prof. Abdelkader Battah, the coordinators of the program at the school of Medicine at the University of Jordan, answered students' questions about the program.
Ms. Ghina Barakat and Ms. Dania Sreheen, administrators in the program, distributed brochures about the program to the attending students.
The first joint cooperation workshop between the College of Medicine and King Abdullah II College of Information Technology
The Jordan University of Science and Technology is now accepting applications from students enrolled in various medical schools in Jordanian universities to join Interdisciplinary Program In Basic Medical Sciences.
Interested individuals are encouraged to review the application requirements and submit their requests to join the program for year 2023-2024 starting from summer 2023.
Prof. Fahmi Abu Al-Rub
Interested students from the School of Medicine from the University of Jordan, who are about to finish their third year, can submit their application to the Dean of School of Medicine at the University of Jordan.
Applications should be submitted before the 10th. of June, 2023.
Dr. Muhammad Majed Abu Faraj, Assistant Professor in the Department of Special Surgery, held a meeting entitled:
Meet A Graduate - Post Graduate Training in sub-surgery
The meeting was hed on Wednesday 3-5-2023 and included an interactive discussion with students about clinical training opportunities inside and outside Jordan in special surgery in particular and other specialties in general. The meeting was attended by a group of students in the clinical and basic years. The event was held as part of the Student's Mentorship Program for employment and career counseling, which is prepared by the Academic Advising Committee in cooperation with the Office of Quality Affairs and Communication at the School of Medicine.
The Faculty of Medicine at the University of Jordan has made great progress in the QS World University Ranking where it reached a ranking of 351-400, noting that the ranking for the past year was 451-500, and this is the highest ranking that the college occupied during the previous five years.
The college administration, represented by the Dean, deputies and dean assistants, and the Office of Quality and Accreditation Affairs, addresses all members of the School of Medicine and administrative staff for their efforts that contributed to improving the international ranking in various fields (research publication, research citations, academic and employment reputation).
The aforementioned ranking is based on the following criteria: academic reputation 40%, employment reputation 10%, citations 25%, impact coefficient H index 25%.
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Professor Yasser Al Rayan , Dean of the School of Medicine, held a meeting with part-time lecturers accredited for clinical training in each of the Royal Medical Services and Al-Bashir Hospital - Ministry of Health on Sunday 3-19-2023. This is within the efforts of the School of Medicine to follow up the clinical training process for students in accredited centers to enhance communication with supervisors and for the purposes of development and improvement based on feedback and observations by students and clinical trainer.These meetings were coordinated by the Office of the Assistant Dean for Clinical Training Affairs, and two independent meetings were held with each of the trainers from the Royal Medical Services and Al-Bashir Hospital.
The Dean welcomed the doctors accredited by the Ministry of Health and the Royal Medical Services, and praised the distinguished efforts made by the colleagues supervising the training of students in these centers and the long-standing academic and professional relations that unite the Faculty of Medicine at the University of Jordan with these prestigious national health centers.
The meeting was chaired by Prof. Yasser Al-Rayyan, Dean of the SOM, and was attended by Dr. Fida Thekrallah, Assistant Dean for Clinical Training Affairs, and Dr. Enas Al-Zayadneh, Assistant Dean for Quality and Communication Affairs, and representatives of the clinical departments of the main specialties, Prof. Asmaa Al-Basha, Head of the Obstetrics and Gynecology Department, Dr. Hussam Al-Houri, Head of the Department of Internal Medicine, Dr. Abeer Al-Assaf, Head of the Pediatrics Department. It was also attended by the clinical training coordinators in the departments: Dr. Muntaha Al-Eidi, Dr. Nadia Khamis, Dr. Firas Al-Fararjeh, Dr. Laith Al-Shobaki, Dr. Muhammad Al-Zoubi, and Dr. Khaled Dararkeh.
The meeting was attended by representatives from the Royal Medical Services: Brigadier General Dr. Faten Al-Awaisha, representing the Pediatric Department, Brigadier General Dr. Ahmed Al-Raimouni, representing the General Surgery Department, Colonel Dr. Basil Al-Khraisat, representing the Obstetrics and Gynecology Department, and Colonel Dr. Asila Burqan, representing the Internal Medicine Department.
As a representative of Al-Bashir Hospitals, the meeting was attended by: Dr. Bishara Al-Baqain, representative of the Internal Medicine Department, Dr. Omar Abu Sharia, representative of the Children's Department, and Dr. Catherine Qandah, representative of the Internal Diseases Department.
During the meeting, the Dean presented and discussed the students' feedback and observations that were documented by the Quality and Communication Affairs Office and the Clinical Training Office in the SOM through the approved measurement tools represented in the satisfaction questionnaires for clinical training in the various centers in addition to direct communication with the students. Observations of accredited physicians from external centers were listened to, followed by a discussion of future improvement plans in some aspects. Both sides expressed the importance of these meetings and the intention to hold future meetings to follow up on the improvement plan achieved.
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