Medical education units: History, functions, and organisation

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Abstract

Most medical schools have established a medical education unit (MEU) or similar bodies in response to various reforms in medical education. Such units have a variety of titles and operate either independently or under the office of the dean. Their activities include conducting educational research, teaching and providing service and career development of academic staff. The scope of their activities ranges from serving medical faculty only to all other health professionals at either the undergraduate or postgraduate levels. Several factors contribute to the success of MEUs and their establishment is seen to have a positive effect on their medical school.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)149-156
Number of pages8
JournalSultan Qaboos University Medical Journal
Volume8
Issue number2
Publication statusPublished - Jul 1 2008

Keywords

  • Education Medical. Organisation and administration
  • Oman

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Medicine(all)

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