The Association for Medical Education in the Western Pacific Region (AMEWPR, http://wfme.org/about/member-associations/amewpr), working with the country and regional offices of WHO, visited Vietnam in January 2016 for consultation on medical education reform, the quality assurance framework for medical education, and medical regulation. Michael Field, the president of AMEWPR, and Ducksun Ahn, vice-president of WFME, were the AMEWPR – WFME team. This was the second consultative visit of AMEWPR to Vietnam; the first was in 2014. [Read more…] about Consultation on medical education reform, quality assurance and medical regulation in Vietnam
Users of the WFME standards will be interested in this comparison of the WFME standards and standards used in chiropractic education.
The Executive Council of WFME agreed, at its meeting in Istanbul in April 2014, to endorse the student exchange programmes that have been managed by the International Federation of Medical Students’ Associations continuously since 1951. The Executive Council agreed that these programmes are very professionally organised, with good academic outcomes, and are commended to medical schools world-wide.
The Executive Council renewed that endorsement at its meeting in Cairo in March 2015.
The Committee on Accreditation of Canadian Medical Schools (CACMS) in cooperation with Liaison Committee on Medical Education (LCME) have been awarded the Recognition Stats by the World Federation of Medical Education.
The Association for Evaluation and Accreditation of Medical Education (TEPDAD – Tıp Eğitimi Değerlendirme ve Akreditasyon Derneği), operating in Turkey, is the second agency to be awarded the Recognition Status by the World Federation for Medical Education (WFME). [Read more…] about The Association for Evaluation and Accreditation of Medical Education (TEPDAD) awarded Recognition Status
The Caribbean Accreditation Authority for Education in Medicine and Other Health Professions (CAAM-HP) has been awarded Recognition Status by the World Federation for Medical Education (WFME). CAAM-HP accredits medical schools in the Countries of the Caribbean Community (CARICOM).
Stefan Lindgren and David Gordon attended this network meeting on medical education, held in Turkmenistan. The meeting was organised by the WHO Regional Office for Europe and chaired by Professor Galina Perfilieva of WHO Europe. [Read more…] about WHO network meeting of medical education experts in Turkmenistan