Driving Healthcare Challenges within the Successful Journey of Graduate Medical Education
02 Oct 2019
UAE University – Alain
Abu Dhabi Health Service Co.
Challenges & Opportunities in Medical Education
Dr. Najla Al Kuwaiti
Deficiency in variety of fellowship programs
Residency & Fellowship Programs – Scholarship
Improve Non-Emirati income
Discrepancy in License metrics and standardizations
Unavailable unified portal for Medical Education
Unavailable unified Rules and Regulation for Medical Education
To collect data of the preferred fellowship programs and match those with the community need.
Survey to be distributed among senior residents and graduates to look at the preferred future programs.
Trainees rotating in different hospitals to share different experience
To look at possibilities of having integrated training programs
To have clear road map about the scholarship aboard
Follow solid criteria for sending trainees for scholarships aboard
Having close follow up with periodic evaluations for the trainees abroad to assure quality of skills/teaching is being reached
Having different numbers of the input and the output of the training programs, we need to look at the end point of these programs and the benefits they are providing to the health care in UAE
Trainees coming from aboard should be familiar with the equipment's available in the UAE to give the maximum benefit.
This challenge is being acknowledged and to be discussed again at higher levels
Initiative of having Emirati board was discussed and it is in the initial steps started
To standardize the resources
Share same mental models among teaching faculty by conducting more workshops addressing updates in graduate medical education
To work on new researches that will cover different aspects of medicine including clinical trials.
Train our residents to be competent in researches and become researchers
Create common portal for graduate medical education as it can be served as reference for trainees when needed.