Bahria University Medical and Dental College hosted 6th AEME conference from March 03-05, 2017 in collaboration with Aga Khan University and Jinnah Sindh Medical University Karachi. A total of 47 preconference workshops were conducted in various medical and dental institutes of Karachi out of which 3 workshops were held at Bahria University Medical and Dental College, Karachi.
The first workshop was conducted by Prof. Dr. Ayesha Irshad Mian, Associate Professor & Chair, Department of Psychiatry, Aga Khan University Hospital, on “Innovations in Teaching: Social Media, Classroom and iGeneration”.
Dr. Shafaq Sultana, Senior Lecturer, Department of Medical Education, BUMDC conducted workshop on “Work-place Based Assessment” and the third workshop was conducted by Dr. Mujtaba Farooq Rana and Dr. Syed Wajid Abbas from Taif University Saudi Arabia on “Team Based learning – The Chicago Model”. A total of 33 faculty members of BUMDC participated in these workshops.
The Department of Medical Education, BUMDC, played a key role in organizing these Workshops at BUMDC. Dr. Talea Hoor, Joint Director DME along with her team Dr. Sara Shakil and Dr. Shafaq Sultana, Senior Lecturers Department of Medical Education and Dr. Kiran Fatima Mehboob Ali, worked enthusiastically in liaison with the AEME organizers. The Department of Medical Education left no stone unturned in motivating the medical and dental faculty members from BUMDC and PNS SHIFA to participate in this AACME accredited Conference.
Dr. Sara Shakil conducted preconference workshop on “Integrating Professionalism into Undergraduate Medical Curriculm” at Center for Innovation in Medical Education (CIME), AKUH. She also made an oral presentation on “A way forward for teaching and learning of Physiology: Students’ perception of the effectiveness of teaching methodologies at Jinnah Sindh Medical University”
Dr. Kiran Fatima made an oral presentation on “Effects of Learning Approaches on Academic Performance among juniors and Seniors Dental Students of Bahria Dental College” at AKUH.