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DEPARTMENT OF MEDICAL EDUCATION (DME)

INTRODUCTUCTION

The Department of Medical Education (DME), is an academic department, established in 2010, along with the foundation of the College of Medicine, to provide a wide range of educational services and consultations to faculty and curricular units. It serves in the areas of educational outcomes, performance based assessment of professional competence and educational technology. The faculty of this department is willing to work with any faculty interested in any kind of educational development or research, as well as anyone wishing to improve their teaching abilities.

MISSION

The mission of DME is to facilitate the implementation of the vision and mission of the College of Medicine and University of Majmaah, while aligning to the evolving paradigms of contemporary medical education practices and principles. 

DEPARTMENT MEMBERS

No

Name

 

Email Address  

1

Prof. Mazen Al Qato (Head of the Department)

Professor

[email protected]

2

Dr. Laeequz Zaman

Lecturer

[email protected]

3

Mr. Abdul Irfan

Lecturer

[email protected]

4

Mr. Gopikrishnan KM

Lecturer

[email protected]

5

Dr. Ghassan Matbouly

Instructor

[email protected]

 

CO-OPTED MEMBERS

No

Name

Department

1

Dr. Rayyan Al-Barakatey

Head, Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology

2

Dr. Rehan Asad

Department of Basic Medical Science

3

Dr. Kashif Sheikh

Department of Pathology

4

Dr. Mousaed Rayzeh

Department of Surgery

 

DME STRUCTURE

To offer our services, several units work within the DME

1.      Examination Unit

2.      Curriculum Unit

3.      Clinical Skills Unit

4.      Faculty Development Unit

5.      Assessment Items’ Review and Analysis Unit

 

DEPARTMENT ACTIVITIES

Faculty Development Program

DME is dedicated to provide Faculty Development Programs, workshops and seminars to the faculty members

Orientation workshop

An essential need of our college is to conduct orientation workshops. We run this exercise at the start of every academic year for all new faculty members.

The workshop focuses our curricular philosophy (outcome based curriculum), teaching methodologies (which include several of the contemporary methods), instructional designs and assessment tools we use (Written Assessments through Multiple Choice Questions (MCQs) and Short Essay Questions (SEQs); Skills Assessment through Objective Structured Clinical Examination (OSCEs) and Objective Structured Practical Examinations (OSPEs); and work based assessment through MiniCEx, Direct Observation of Procedural Skills (DOPs), 360o assessments; Portfolio, etc.).

Academic Activities

Several modules are currently being run by the DME, through the course of the academic year

1.      Medical Leaning skills

2.      Psychology and behavioral science

3.      Ethics and professionalism

4.      Medical Informatics

5.      Islamic Studies and Modern Medicine

6.      College Elective modules I

7.      College Elective modules II

Guest speakers’ sessions for faculty development

We invite speakers from outside the organization to speak on topics of Medical Education and regularly receive insightful deliberation from

 

Prof. M. Othman AlRukban

Prof. Hamza Abdul Ghani

Execution of Multi Institutional Progress Test

The department executes the Multi Institutional Progress Test, which serves as a bench-mark for our students as an objective and formative assessment of their knowledge, while also helping them plot their progressive performance over the years.

Conduct of Professional Development workshops for Zulfi Dental College  

Apart from our activities at the College of Medicine, we also regularly conduct faculty development sessions at the Zulfi Dental College and help them improve their assessment processes.

 

CONTACT INFORMATION

 

Mr. Gopikrishnan KM               

[email protected]

 

Dr. Ghassan Matbouly

[email protected]