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  • 04 - May
  • 2024

An academic meeting held for students within Student’s Mentorship Program

An academic meeting with students was held at the School of Medicine on Tuesday, April 23, 2024, as part of the career guidance program:  Student's Mentorship Program.




Preparing a Personal Statement


Speaker :


Dr. Amr Qadeimat, Adjunct Professor in the Department of Pediatrics at the School of Medicine, and Consultant in Hematology, Oncology and Bone Marrow Transplantation at St. Jude Children's Cancer Research Hospital in the United States of America.

During the meeting, Dr. Qadeimat provided a presentation on methods  for  preparing a personal statement for medical doctors, which doctors are required to provide at the stage of submitting applications for employment and medical specialization


outside Jordan, especially in the United States. During the presentation, he presented several practical examples of various models of personal statements for doctors and discussed with the attending students a set of observations related to them.

 Dr. Amr also provided advice to the students about the interviews that medical doctors conduct when applying for residency posts, and answered a group of students' questions about the topics raised in the meeting.


Holding this meeting comes within the efforts of the Student Guidance Committee and the Office of Quality and Communication Affairs to prepare students for the job market after graduation (Job readiness). The meeting was attended by a 100 students from different academic stages, as well as Dr. Fidaa Thikrallah, Assistant Dean for Student Affairs in the Clinical years and Graduates, and Dr. Enas Al-Zayadneh, Assistant Dean for Quality and Communication Affairs.


This meeting was organized with participation of students from the Quality Assurance Committee at the School of Medicine, in cooperation with the Office of Quality and Communication Affairs and the Academic and Career Guidance Committee.


Office for Quality Affairs and Communications, School of medicine