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.
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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.
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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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Prof. Yasser Al-Rayyan, Dean of the Faculty of Medicine, received a delegation from the Cypriot University of Nicosia, on Sunday, March 19, 2023. The Dean held a meeting with the delegation during which ways of cooperation between the faculties of medicine in the two universities were discussed. During the meeting, the Dean gave a brief overview of the School of Medicine and its distinguished achievements in the field of scientific research, academic and employment reputation, and international accreditation. Dr. Adonis Loannides, Dean of The University of Nicosia medical School expressed the desire of the Cypriot College to work on concluding a cooperation agreement between the two parties through which the academic exchange will be promoted and coordinated in the fields of scientific research, medical education , quality affairs and international accreditation. The meeting was attended by Deputy Dean for College Affairs, prof. Musa Al-Abadi, Assistant Dean for Clinical Training Affairs, Dr. Fida Zikrallah, and Assistant Dean for Quality and Communication Affairs, Dr. Enas Al-Zayadneh.
Prof. Yasser Al-Rayyan, Dean of the School of Medicine, received a delegation from the Ministry of Higher Education in the neighboring Republic of Iraq on Sunday 12-3-2023. The delegation included Dr. Salah Al-Fatlawi, Head of the Supervision and Scientific Evaluation Authority, Dr. Anis Khalil Nayel, Chairman of the Committee of Deans of Colleges of Medicine, and Dr. Yusra Muhammad Abdullah, Director of the Department of Accreditation, Supervision and Academic Evaluation, and Dr. Yousra Abdel-Rahman Mahmoud, Head of the National Council for Accreditation of Medical Colleges,and Professor Wassim Al-Tamimi, the Iraqi cultural advisor in Jordan.
. The delegation held a meeting with the Dean , Deputy Dean for College Affairs Prof Musa Al-Abbadi, , and Dr. Enas Al-Zayadneh, Assistant Dean for Quality and Communication Affairs, during which they a presentation was given about the local and international accreditation process obtained by the School of Medicine at the University of Jordan by the Higher Education Institutions Accreditation and Quality Assurance Commission and the International Federation for Medical Education WFME .
The delegation expressed its appreciation for the efforts made by the college to obtain accreditation and its for the strong Jordanian-Iraqi relations in the fields of academic and cultural exchange. The meeting was also attended by Mrs. Amal Al-Tarawneh, Director of the Quality Assurance Directorate at the Higher Education Accreditation and Quality Assurance Commission in Jordan .
Prof. Dr. Yasser Al-Rayyan, Dean of the School of Medicine, received His Excellency the Ambassador of the State of Singapore, Shamsher Zaman, on Tuesday, 28-2-2023 .The two parties discussed ways of cooperation between the University of Jordan and the State of Singapore in the academic sector, where a number of students from Singapore enroll in multiple Jordanian universities. The Ambassador praised the advanced level of academic education at the University of Jordan and expressed the desire to encourage medical students from both sides to conduct mutual visits in clinical training and scientific research in the future. The meeting was attended by the Assistant Dean for Quality and International Communication.
Under the auspices of the Dean of the School of Medicine , a training workshop was held in the SOM as part of the project to establish a diploma program in family medicine, which falls under the primary health care program in Jordan. The workshop was held for three days (19,20,21 of February ,2023).
It is worth noting that the project is one of the projects supported by the European Union within the Erasmus Plus program for capacity building in higher education.
The workshop was held in coordination between the International Affairs Unit at the University of Jordan and the College of Medicine represented by Dr. Lana Halaseh, Associate Professor in the Department of Family Medicine, and she is the liaison officer for the project in the SOM. A number of faculty members, doctors and researchers from medical faculties in Jordanian universities participated in the workshop .
The workshop included a number of lectures and panel discussions presented by trainers from Queen Mary University in Britain (Dr Safiya Virji ) and from Jordan ( Dr Amna Hawash) , and was keen to provide training needs, optimal communication skills, skills for obtaining feedback from health care recipients, and how to build appropriate treatment plans, in addition to discussing clinical cases, and facing challenges during the provision of care.
It is worth noting that the project is being implemented in Jordan with joint efforts from the University of Jordan, the Hashemite University, the Jordan University of Science and Technology, and three European universities: Keio Leuven University in Belgium, Radboud University in the Netherlands, and Queen Mary University in London in the United Kingdom. The project aims to develop the educational skills of health care providers, and expand their capabilities in an effective manner capable of bringing about change in the health sector.
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Dr. Gernot Ernst visited the School of Medicine at the University of Jordan on Wednesday 25-1-2023, within the framework of international academic and career cooperation with prestigious universities. Dr. Gernot is an Associate Professor at the University of Oslo in Norway in the Faculty of Social Sciences and a specialist in anesthesia, intensive care, palliative care and neurosciences.
Dr. Ernst expressed his interest in conducting a scientific visit to the School of Medicine and the University of Jordan Hospital to exchange experiences and expressed his willingness to hold scientific lectures on research and clinical topics within his field of expertise. It is worth mentioning that Dr. Gernot Ernst has more than 50 published research papers in various scientific topics. He was received in the office of the Dean of the Faculty of Medicine in the presence of Prof. Dr. Abdul Karim Al-Abbadi, Head of the Department of Anesthesia and Intensive Care, Dr. Abdul Karim Al-Abbadi, Assistant Dean for Quality and Communication Affairs, Dr. Enas Al-Zayadneh, and Mrs. Rashida Badran ,Head of the International Cooperation and Correspondence Division from the International Affairs Unit at the University of Jordan. The meeting was also attended by a representative of the Department of Palliative Medicine at KHCC, Dr. Omar Shamia.the Head of the Department of Anesthesia and Intensive Care expressed his welcome to the visiting guest and the department's readiness to prepare a program of scientific and clinical activities and events during the scientific visit of Dr. Ernst.
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Date and Time: 1/28/2023 5 pm Amman time.
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A delegation from the Faculty of Medicine at Hebron University in Palestine visited the University of Jordan on Wednesday 1-1-2023.The visit came within the framework of the cooperation agreement between the two universities and within the efforts of Hebron University to obtain accreditation for the Bachelor of Medicine program.
A meeting was held between the visiting team from the Quality Control and Accreditation Unit at Hebron University with members of the administrative and teaching staff at the Faculty of Medicine, during which the Assistant Dean for Quality and Communication Affairs Dr Enas Al -Zayadneh gave a detailed explanation of the local and international accreditation process obtained by the Faculty of Medicine at the University of Jordan from the Higher Education Accreditation Commission and the International Federation for Medical Education WFME.
The two sides also discussed ways of cooperation between the two universities. The delegation toured the facilities of the Faculty of Medicine, including medical laboratories and the Skill Lab .
The Palestinian delegation included Dr. Laith Al-Amleh, Assistant Dean for Quality Control, Dr. Moataz Al-Bakri, member of the Accreditation Committee, and Dr. Muath Abu Hamda, Assistant Dean for Administrative Affairs. The delegation was received by Prof. Dr. Musa Al-Abbadi, Vice Dean for College and Graduate Studies, Dr. Enas Al-Zayadneh, Assistant Dean for Quality and Communication Affairs, Prof. Dr. Heba Kalbouna, Assistant Dean for Examinations and Student Affairs for the Basic years, Prof. Abdel Qader Battah, Head of the Department of Microbiology and Toxicology.
The Dean of School of Medicine, Prof. Dr. Yasser Al-Rayyan, received a delegation of students from the College of Medicine at Weill Cornell University from Qatar, on Thursday 5-12-2023.
The Dean held a meeting in his office with members of the delegation, during which he discussed means of cooperation between the SOM at the University of Jordan and Weill Cornell University. The students expressed their appreciation for the pioneering role played by the SOM at the University of Jordan in the region and their admiration in the prestigious academic and employment reputation of the School .
During their visit, the delegation toured the SOM during which they visited the clinical training office and the scientific research office for students. The delegation met the assistant dean for student guidance and a number of medical student. The delegation also participated effectively in a voluntary medical day organized by the College of Medicine in Al -Karamah town in Jordan Valley region.
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The President of the University of Jordan, Prof. Dr. Natheer Obeidat, inaugurated the Prayer Room (مصلى) of the Faculty of Medicine on Tuesday, 20-12-2022.The opening was attended by Prof. Dr. Ashraf Abu Karaki, Vice President for Scientific Faculties, Dean of the Faculty of Medicine, Prof. Dr. Yasser Rayan, Dean of the Faculty of Sharia, Prof. Dr. Abdul Rahman Al-Kilani.It was also attended by Vice Deans and Dean's assistants, a number of members of the administrative and teaching staff in the Faculty of Medicine, student representatives in the Faculty Council, and a number of students in the clinical and basic years .From the Private Sector ,the opening was also attended by the Chairman of the Board of Directors of Tla' Al-Ali Hospitals, Dr. Yousef Al-Khasawneh .
The opening was started with a Prayer for the souls of the martyrs of Jordan who died in defense of the homeland and sacrificed their pure lives.The President of the University of Jordan noted on his opening speech that the School of Medicine was found to provide Jordan with White Army(Doctors) that protects lives physically, psychologically and spiritually.
At the end of the ceremony, the President honored the supporting parties that contributed to the establishment of this prayer hall, extending his thanks to everyone who contributed to the completion of the prayer room .
One of the medical students’ graduation projects won the best research award from the European Organization of Science Editors
The research published in the European Journal of European Science Editing won the award for the best published research for the years 2020-2021. The research studied the research papers retracted after publishing by researchers from Arab countries. Medical students included Moayad Azzam, Dana Al-Qatawneh, and Abdullah Massad participated in the research, under the supervision of Dr. Saif Aldeen AlRyalat.
Research title:Retractions of research papers by authors from the Arab region (1998-2018)
The Student Guidance Committee in cooperation with the Quality and Communication Affairs Office at the College of Medicine , and within the Academic and Employment Advisory Program:
“Students Mentorship Program" announces its third academic meeting with students for the current academic year entitled :
"Getting ready for the USMLE exam."
Speaker : Dr. Amr Qadimat , Consultant of Pediatric Oncology and Hematogy at Saint Jude Children's Research Hospital, USA.
Date and time: Monday November 14, 2022.
Location: The new Faculty Building (Building 3 , Hall 3)