Strategic Development of Medical Education with an Interdisciplinary Sciences Approach in the Islamic Azad University

Strategic Development of Medical Education with an Interdisciplinary Sciences Approach in the Islamic Azad University

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Strategic Development of Medical Education with an Interdisciplinary Sciences Approach in the Islamic Azad University

Strategic Development of Medical Education with an Interdisciplinary Sciences Approach in the Islamic Azad University

January 24, 2018;

A memorandum of understanding was signed between the Deputy of Medical Sciences of Islamic Azad University and Tehran Medical Sciences branch of Islamic Azad University.

According to the Public Relations Department of Islamic Azad University, the Medical Sciences Department of Islamic Azad University has created interdisciplinary sciences in the field of health in order to pursue strategic development of medical education with a special focus on interdisciplinary sciences, with the goal of establishing an increased speed of converting the science to the technology and creating new technologies in line with the knowledge-based economy and entrepreneurship, so an agreement was signed between the Deputy of Medical Sciences of Islamic Azad University and Tehran Medical Sciences branch of Islamic Azad University.

The cooperation axes in this memorandum are divided into three sections of research, education, and resource development in the field of student theses/dissertations, communication with industry and growth centers, training and workshops, development of civil resources and development of health services.

Among the topics discussed in the memorandum, it can be noted to the expansion of scientific communication, coordination and cooperation, exchange of knowledge and the provision of experiences in the form of educational and research cooperation for the development of technologies in the field of health, the use of human resources, educational and research capacities and capabilities, technologies and equipment, with the aim of meeting the common needs and developing knowledge-based business in the field of health, and a collaborative effort to accelerate the achievement of agreed goals and programs in the area of ​​the health.

Additionally, other issues of this memorandum contain holding various conferences, festivals and exhibitions aimed at the production and transfer of knowledge and technology in the field of health jointly at the national and international levels, the use of scientific resources available in both universities, such as the library, scientific bases and laboratories, and etc. with the aim of expanding health researches, the exchange of scientific information and the use of potential capabilities of the parties to conduct common research projects in the field of health, and prioritizing the provision of research and training facilities to faculty members, researchers and students of the two sides with the health approach.

The West Tehran Branch of Islamic Azad University has been selected to collaborate in the field of science and health and from now on, the courses in this branch should pass their projects and theses in the field of health and will have extensive contact with the faculty members of the medical group.

The memorandum was signed by Dr. Mohsen Nafar, Deputy of Medical Sciences of Islamic Azad University, Dr. Mohammad Mehdi Tehranchi, head of Tehran Islamic Azad University, Dr. Seyed Ali Abtahi, head of the Islamic Azad University of Medical Sciences, and Dr. Parvin Dadandish, Head of West Tehran Branch of Islamic Azad University.

The period of validity of this memorandum was also determined for a period of five years from the date of signature, which may be renewed by mutual consent of the parties to the memorandum.