provides leadership opportunity to health professionals in the fields of
medicine, dentistry, pharmacy, nursing, and other health professions.
It prepares them to deliver quality standards and services in educational
leadership roles and to improve their educational understanding, methods, and
programs. The MMEP is committed to providing basic educational knowledge and
skills through a comprehensive program designed to prepare faculty members to
educate and lead health professionals.
The teaching strategy in this
program is richly multivariate; it is highly student-centered with student-led
presentations, problem-based learning, and student projects complemented with
student-led seminars, workshops, and interactive lectures i.e., through
classroom activity, outside projects and electronic learning such as Blackboard
or Course Tool; on-line website includes the curriculum contents and objectives,
course timetables, PBL problems, lectures, references, links, formative
assessment, online portfolio, and a system for student supervision and
The program is organized into
10 blocks averaging six weeks. These blocks focus on specific learning topics,
inter-related to form an integrated whole. Student assessment process consist
of different methods (individual assignments, PBL tutorials, presentations,
quizzes and final exams) designed to match the respective expected learning
outcomes for each block. Duration of the program is two years or four academic
semesters. The first three semesters cover nine blocks and the fourth
semester covers the thesis. The total CRH (credit hours) is 42 guided by the
regulation of the Ministry of Higher Education for postgraduate training.
In summary, the highly
motivated curriculum and instructional activities have been designed to prepare
highly dedicated students to become effective and successful medical educators.
For more detailed information please view our online Introduction toThe Masters in Medical Education.pdf, 2016.
To provide educational
services of high quality to the College, and to the whole University, including
areas such as curriculum development, instructional methods, assessment,
research, professionalism, program evaluation and development, and College
To develop its local, regional
and international contributions and connections in health profession education.
To develop a Centre of
excellence in health profession education, be the pioneering and strongest
department in the Region, and be recognized by the World Health Organization
(WHO) as a collaborating center in the field of health profession education.
Four values will serve as
guidelines in implementing and running the Masters Program:
Relevance- to respond to priority educational challenges
through the program’s educational, research, and services objectives.
Quality- to ensure that program faculty, staff, and
students are committed to the highest standards of quality in medical
and teamwork building- to enhance leadership skills and individual
responsibility among faculty, staff, and students in an inter-disciplinary,
creativity – to encourage the exploration of new ideas in the development of
medical education and research.