What the Future Holds for Medical Education in Sudan (ongoing)

Posted On 2020-05-26 02:18:23



This series on “What the Future Holds for Medical Education in Sudan” is edited by Prof. Nazik Elmalaika Obaid Seid Ahmed Husain, from Pathology and Director of Medical Education Development Center, Faculty of Medicine & Health Sciences, Omdurman Islamic University, Khartoum, Sudan; Dr. Mohamed Elhassan Abdalla, from Department of Medical Education, College of Medicine, Sharjah university, United Arab Emirates; and Dr. Mohammad Hassan Taha, from Department of Medical Education, College of Medicine, Sharjah university, United Arab Emirates.

This series is designed to discuss what the future holds for medical education in Sudan. Complex and controversial issues that are on the minds of many will be addressed by experts such as yourself. It also reviews recent literature, provides expert insight into current practice, and also identifies future directions.

Nazik Elmalaika Obaid Seid Ahmed Husain, MBBS, MD, MSc, MHPE, PhD
A Professor of Pathology and Director of Medical Education Development Center, Faculty of Medicine & Health Sciences, Omdurman Islamic University, Khartoum, Sudan

Prof. Nazik Elmalaika Obaid Seid Ahmed Husain is the Director of Medical Education Development Center (MEDC), Faculty of Medicine & Health Sciences, Omdurman Islamic University, Khartoum, Sudan. She is a well experienced Medical Educator with a proven track record of more than 20 years in teaching pathology and pathophysiology of diseases for both under and postgraduate medical students. Together with her research group, she has published many articles in national and international reputable medical journals and received many research funds. Furthermore, she is a competent consultant pathologist, at the first and largest Oncology Hospital in Africa, Khartoum Oncology Hospital, formerly Radiation and Isotope Center (RICK).

Mohamed Elhassan Abdalla, MB.BS,MHPE, PhD, FAcadMed
Department of Medical Education, College of Medicine, Sharjah university, United Arab Emirates

Dr. Mohamed Elhassan Abdalla is Assistant Professor of Medical Education, at the College of Medicine and director of Medical Education Center University of Sharjah, United Arab Emirates.

With more than 23 years of experience in medical/health professions education and educational researches. He is Member of the Board and Co-Chair of the task force on Social Accountability and Accreditation, the Network-TUFH. Dr Mohamed Elhassan has experience in Medical Education in different countries in the Middle East and owns membership of different international bodies related to Medical Education. He has many publications in the areas of Social accountability, Accreditation, Assessment and Cost and Value

Mohammad Hassan Taha MBBS, PG Dip, MSc (HPE), PhD
Department of Medical Education, College of Medicine, Sharjah university, United Arab Emirates

Dr. Mohammad Hassan Taha is a visiting Assistant Professor of Medical Education at Medical Education Centre and the College of Medicine, University of Sharjah. With more than 10 years of experience in medical/health professions education and educational researches. He is working as a consultant in many under and postgraduate medical curricula in the region (EMRO region). He has many publications in the areas of curriculum development, Teaching & learning, students and residents learning environment, and residency training.

Series outline:

The complete outline of this series is listed below:

  1. Introduction to the series
  2. Hidden and formal curricular: Do they affect career advice of undergraduate final 
  3. Health professional education to Support sustainable developmental goals (SDGs) in Sudan 
  4. Role of NGOs in medical education in Sudan
  5. Sudanese Women in Academic Medicine 
  6. Sudanese Medical Education Directives (SudaniMEDs); Importance and practical guides for Development
  7. Postgraduate Medical Education in Sudan 
  8. How MBBS-PhD programme can help academic medicine in Sudan s
  9. Current clinical research in Sudan? Shall we focus more in communicable or non-communicable disease 
  10. Why young Sudanese doctors should consider research career or PhD degree?