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AAHCI-MENA Webinar - Lebanese Regional Perspective on COVID-19 Pandemic

This webinar focused on the Lebanese perspective in response to the COVID-19, presented by Dr. Georges Ghanem, Chief Medical Officer of AAHCI MENA member, Lebanese American University Medical Center – Rizk Hospital. Dr. Ghanem, addressed Lebanon’s overall readiness, response, and anticipated recovery plans. He reviewed efforts to mitigate the spread in the country and protect those who are most v...

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Medical Information Retrieval: Basics

This webinar focused on the scientific method to solve problems by searching resources such as PubMed and Beyond PubMed. The aim was to retrieve information from reliable resources on the internet. The webinar covered the basic techniques for efficient searching of the health literature. Specialists are no longer expected to know everything even in their specialty, but they are expected to know h...

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Scientific Publishing

The main objective of scientific publishing is for researchers and academicians to share their knowledge and results with peers so that research and development can progress. This webinar, presented by Khalil Kreidieh, FM Academic and Special Projects Coordinator at the American University of Beirut, reviewed the different types of scientific publications, the publishing process in scientific jou...

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Building the Capacity for Clinical Research in an Academic Health Center

Building the Capacity for Clinical Research in an Academic Health Center This webinar is the first of a series focused on The Dynamics of Research in an Academic Health Center . The American University of Beirut (AUB) established the Clinical Research Institute (CRI) to support and promote innovative clinical research and collaborative activities. Dr. Elie Akl, director of the Clinical Resear...

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Portrait of Evolving Medical Applicant: Time for Action

The webinar looks at the profile of medical applicants and their academic preparation for medical school in the 21st century. Dr. Zeinat Hijazi, associate dean for medical education at the Chagoury School of Medicine of Lebanese American University in Beirut, Lebanon, discusses how he planned, implemented, and integrated medical curriculum for the school. Dr. Hijazi notes that medical schools nee...

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Research Challenges in the Middle East

The webinar gives a broad overview of research challenges facing academic health centers and systems located in and working with those in the Middle East. Presented by Ibrahim Janahi, MD, FCCP, FRCPCH, Chair, Medical Education, Division Chief, Pediatric Pulmonology, Sidra-Medicine, and Professor of Clinical Pediatrics, Weill Cornell Medicine, in Qatar.

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Humanism, Technology and the Physician of Tomorrow: Everything will Change

The webinar discusses the impending radical transformation of medical and premedical education to prepare future doctors for practicing medicine in the 21st century. The outcomes and recommendations of the AAHCI-MENA regional meeting and the AAHC national meeting, held in Beirut and Chicago in 2018, were presented, as was the resulting proposals to transform medical and premedical curricula in th...

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Designing Technology Enhanced Learning in Medical Education

There is a growing number of application, information, and communication technologies in higher education in order to enhance both teaching and the student learning experience. The potential benefits of technology-enhanced learning (TEL) in medical education consist of efficiency in terms of cost, time, and sustainability, as well as enhancement in processes and outcomes, and a transformation of ...

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From Partnership to Innovation: the Role of the Academic Health System

Globalization undeniably affects many aspects of the health sector around the world. Consequently, academic health centers and health systems can play a great role in improving the well-being of people around the globe. Academic health systems should be enabled to interact via an international organization of some sort, which, in turn, would allow academic health centers to collaborate on a globa...

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The Future of Journal Publishing

This webinar continues the conversation of the well-received July issue of Leadership Perspectives . Casting an open and self-reflective eye on the future of journal publishing by offering the forthright opinions from editors of the world’s leading medical journals.