An International Conference for Medical Education Output Research
On Tuesday/ Wednesday 21st – 22nd of October 2014, the College of Medicine at King Saud University-Medical City organized the Saudi International Conference on Residency Education, a medical international conference with an objective to discuss the improvement of Medical Education output for postgraduate studies in the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia, focusing on the most important and significant obstacle and problems. The Minister of Higher Education, Dr. Khaled Al-Anqery, sponsored the Conference, in collaboration with international speakers.
Dr. Badran Al- Omar, Rector of King Saud University and Board Director of King Saud- Medical City, stated that the conference aims to improve the output of Medical education for postgraduate's studies in the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia.
On the other hand, the Chief Executive Officer, King Saud University – Medical City, Dr. Abdullrahman Al-Muammar stated that the subject conference would help the Medical City enhance the vision of postgraduate Medical Education. This event is considered a significant opportunity for both doctors and program directors and introduce them to the latest international methods in the field of Medical Education, as well as exchanging the knowledge with international scientists.
Also, Dr. Fahd Al-Zamil Dean of College of Medicine and Supervisor of University Hospital, has also specified that the foundation of developing Medical Education in the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia is a preparation, as presented in the process of introducing the audience to the latest experiments in the field of residency, in addition to preparing motivational plans for Medical Education innovation.
Prof. Abdulkareem Al-Suwaida, Chairperson Committee, Director of Postgraduate Medical Education Unit, stated that this phenomenal event relevantly contributes in forming a communication link with its international representation for healthcare entities and postgraduate institutions, all for the sake of developing Medical Higher Education.