During the week 04 – 08 April 2016, 16 members of the Delegation from Medical Education Exchange Teams (MEET) and University of Washington (UW), U.S.A visited and worked at CTUMP. The Delegation included Prof.Dr. Rob Gertler; MEET Team Leader, an anesthesiologist; Prof. Dr Richard Veith, the UW representative, former chairman of Psychiatry; Prof. Dr Hubert Vesselle, Director of Nuclear Medicine; Prof. Lynne Robins, Director of Medical Education; other professors, doctors, nurses and social workers in Anaesthesiology, Psychiatry, Imaging diagnosis, Nuclear medicine, Operating room nursing, Medical teaching methodology, and Conversational English.
Can Tho University of Medicine and
Pharmacy (CTUMP), represented by Assoc.Prof. Pham Thi Tam, Vice Rector of
CTUMP; the leaders of Scientific Research & International Relations office,
CTUMP’s Hospital, Faculties of Medicine (including 04 related departments:
Anaesthesia, Psychiatry, Imaging diagnosis, Oncology), Nursing & Medical
Technology, Dentistry, Basic Sciences (department of Foreign Languages), and Testing
Center welcomed the delegation.
activities and outcomes:
1. Educational exchange was done in various fields: Anaesthesiology,
Psychiatry, Imaging diagnosis, Nuclear medicine, Operating room nursing,
Teaching methodology, Dentistry and Conversational English
2. Department of Anaesthesia and Testing Center successfully
held the training workshops in Obstetrics
anaesthesia and difficult airway management (42 participants) and Active
teaching method and problem based learning (30 participants) for doctors, nurses in Can Tho City and
nearby provinces; CTUMP lecturers and students.
3. Fruitful meetings were organized to discuss about: 1. Getting a consensus on the plan for
Pediatrics Surgery Delegation (PSD) in the week 23-28/10/2016; 2. Planning for
collaborative programs between CTUMP and MEET and University of Washington in
the year 2016 – 2017; 3. Introducing the Lifetrack System for the CTUMP Rector
board and Department of Imaging Diagnosis; and 4. Preparing for collaborations in
Physio-pathology, anatomy pathology and Oncology, between CTUMP and UW.
Some photos taken in the working week:
Welcome meeting by CTUMP Rector Board
Planning meeting for the Pediatric Surgery
Delegation proposed in October 2016
Planning for collaborative programs
between CTUMP, MEET and University of Washington, stage 2016-2017
Planning meeting with the CTUMP
Departments of Physio-Pathology, Anatomy Pathology and Oncology
were given by Prof.Dr. Rob Gertler
Practicing instructions for participants were given by Dr.
Lectures given by Prof. Lynne Robins – at
“Training workshop on Active teaching methods and problem based learning for
about active teaching methods for workshop participants
Lectures to medical
students given by Prof. Richard Veith at Can Tho Psychiatry Hospital
Discussing on post-graduate training curriculum in psychiatry
conversational English for freshman students
photo with lecturers of Foreign language department