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Med School receives delegation from USC

by Dr Michael Murphy, COO At the beginning of July, the Medical School hosted a high-level delegation from the University of South Carolina (USC).  The group consisted of: Dr Joan Gable (Provost), Dr Allen Miller (Vice Provost and Director of Global Carolina), Dr Leslie Hall (Executive Dean, School of Medicine), Dr Jeff Hall (Global Health [...]

Active Faculty

The latest activities of our Faculty members include conference participations, research projects, publications, and appointments to editorial boards: Professor Alexia Papageorgiou, Professor Peter McCrorie and Dr Costas Constantinou organised and led a two-hour workshop on ‘Assessing Cultural Competence in OSCEs’ at the Association for Medical Education in Europe (AMEE) [...]

Students take on Aerospace Medicine

by George Sycallides, Director, Communications Office Last May the European Society of Aerospace Medicine (ESAM) announced they would sponsor 25 medical students across Europe for their International Conference to be held in Prague between 20 and 23 September 2018.  Three of our medical students were selected among the 25: Parampreet Heer, Daniella Toumazi and Lee [...]

Eye-opener for five students in London

by Dr Antigoni Koukoulli, Pantheo Eye Centre Five of our students travelled to London last June to participate in a number of events related to the specialty of Ophthalmology.  Following a competitive entry, the students were invited to present their posters at the Royal Society of Medicine (RSM) for the annual Ophthalmology section competition that [...]

Mobile Clinic travels to Switzerland

by George Sycallides, Director, Communications Office Last August, the Medical School’s Mobile Clinic had the chance to travel… to Switzerland.  The Association for Medical Education in Europe (AMEE) had accepted the abstract for a mounted poster presentation titled ‘Mobile Clinic: Connecting medical students and the community’ for its international conference held in Basel, Switzerland between [...]

First MD cohort begins clinical year

by George Sycallides, Director, Communications Office This academic year marks the beginning of the clinical years for the first MD cohort of the Medical School.  Placements of students took place in late August at the two training hospitals dedicated to the MD programme: Limassol General Hospital in Cyprus and Barnsley Hospital in the UK. [...]

First ever CY Postgraduate Clinical Training Programme a success!

by Prof Peter McCrorie, Professor of Medical Education Last year was a milestone for the Medical School: our first ever Postgraduate Clinical Training Programme (PgCTP) for newly qualified doctors became a reality at Limassol General Hospital. The programme was validated by the UK General Medical Council (GMC) as being equivalent to the UK Foundation Year [...]

‘Become a surgeon’ draws big crowds

by Dr Nicoletta Nicolaou, Assistant Professor The Medical School participated with its own kiosk in Researchers’ Night 2018, held at the Lanitis Carob Mill Complex in Limassol on 28 September 2018 from 5pm to midnight. The event, which was open to the public, was also open for organised school visits on the mornings of 27 and 28 [...]

Welcome party 2018

by Argyris Evangelou, Officer, Communications Office On 4 October 2018 the Medical School organised a welcome party to celebrate the beginning of the new academic year and to welcome new and returning students and staff. More than 300 students and staff enjoyed the music and fine catering, and had the chance to mingle and make [...]

Is a student residence right for you?

Moving is hard, and it’s even harder if you’re in a new country, and at a new school. But one thing that can make it so much easier is living in student housing. Where you live affects your life in and out of the classroom, and choosing the right housing makes this life transition just [...]

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