Proceedings of the 19th International Academic Conference, Florence

REFORM STRATEGIES OF MEDICAL EDUCATION IN EGYPT

SHAHIRA ELSHAFIE

Abstract:

– The purpose of this paper is to explore the challenges facing medical education system in Egypt particularly in the area of education quality. It builds upon several existing studies conducted in Egypt to make the case for improving education outcomes. Design/methodology/approach – Samples were drawn from existing studies conducted in Egypt by experts in the education field. Findings – Results suggest that there is a chance for improvement of the quality of medical education in Egypt with subsequent potential increase of graduates employability and direct impact on national and global healthcare. Conclusion – Strategies of reform are suggested including academic network, curriculum comparative studies, joint degrees and internationalization.

Keywords: Education, Medical, Internationalization, Egypt

DOI: 10.20472/IAC.2015.019.042

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