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Accreditation Status Update

What is accreditation? Accreditation is the formal approval for a stated period of time of an institution and/or its program by a recognized body after submission of a self-study and external evaluation and is based on predetermined standards. What is the main accreditation body for Caribbean medical schools who sets standards? The main accreditation body […]

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AMSA – AIMU Chapter Event to be held on 17th.

The leaders of AMSA-AIMU Chapter, 2018/2019, would like to invite its members as well as other students and staff of AIMU to an event hosted in honor of the “Suicide Prevention and Awareness” week, 2018. This event will be held on the 17th of September, 2018 at 3:00pm in Room 315. The event would include a […]

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AIMU educational leadership attends CAAM-HP workshop

AIMU is committed to delivering high quality medical education. As part of this long standing commitment, the academic leadership of the University attended a capacity building workshop organized by the Caribbean Accreditation Authority for education in Medicine and other Health Professions (CAAM-HP) from the 25th to the 28th July 2018 at Hyatt REGENCY, Port of […]

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ECG Interpretation workshop

Clinical workshop focused on an advanced interactive EKG/ECG interpretation course. Students found the session invaluable in gaining knowledge and confidence in reading EKGs. The students were provided EKG interpretation step-by-step using many illustrations and had lots of opportunities to practice their skills using the group interactive features. The session was facilitated by Dr Thobias, a […]

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Suture and parenteral medication workshop

AMSA AIMU chapter conducted a workshop on suturing and parenteral mediation administration was conducted by the AMSA-AIMU chapter on Friday, 6th July 2018. The details were as follows: Date and time: July 6, 2018 from 2-5 pm. Topic: Suturing and Parenteral route medication administration. Facilitator: Mr. Elumalai Kumaresan. BSN, RN, MSN, RMHN.Assist. Professor, School of […]

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AIMU Represented at International Medical Conference

AIMU was represented and received recognition during the 5th International Congress on Lung Cancer and COPD held on June 25-26, 2018 in Amsterdam, Netherlands. The Executive Dean of AIMU, Dr. John Klir, a member of the Organizing Committee, presented the Keynote Speech titled Role of Pro-inflammatory Cytokines in Development and Progression of Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary […]

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Recent AIMU scientific publication in EIMJ

AIMU faculty publish in the Education in Medicine Journal  (http://eduimed.usm.my/index.php/eimj/index) Utilising the Curriculum Committee to Strengthen Teaching-Learning in a Medical School Kindly read the full article at http://eduimed.usm.my/index.php/eimj/article/view/605

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Helping MD4 students obtain a perspective on the differently abled

Medical students as future doctors should be able to empathize with the ‘differently abled’ and be knowledgeable about the health needs of this population. AIMU is committed to helping students understand the patient perspective. A Health humanities module is conducted for all MD2 students. A screening of the well-known 1989 movie ‘My left foot’ was […]

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Session on social issues in use of medicines

A variety of social issues ranging from cost of medicines, cultural beliefs, inadequate knowledge, and aggressive pharmaceutical promotion among others influence the use of medicines. Unfortunately this issue does not get the attention it deserves during medical school. Dr Shankar has been facilitating sessions on social issues in use of medicines for over 15 years. […]