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Peace with Medical Education at Sino Luso 42

By Christopher Cottrell// Images: Christopher Cottrell “Medicine feels like war…but the aim is peace,” says Professor Niv Patil, an acclaimed surgeon and medical educator at Hong Kong University. At this past weekend’s stellar scientific symposiums and workshops of the 42nd Sino-Luso International Medical Forum, Prof. Patil examined the state of …

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Making Medical Peace at AMEE Helsinki 2017

By Christopher Cottrell/Image: Christopher Cottrell On the sidelines of the AMEE 2017 conference in Helsinki, esteemed doctors and medical educators Ronald Harden and Pat Lilley spoke with the Peace Post about their insights into training future doctors and healthcare experts. A pioneer of the Objective Structured Clinical Examination (OSCE), Dr. …

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Medical Educators Aim High at AMEE 2017 Helsinki

By Christopher Cottrell/Images: Christopher Cottrell A swirl of nearly 4,000 medical educators at AMEE, or Association for Medical Education in Europe, have descended on Helsinki, Finland the past few days to raise the bar of how medicine is learned. One such panel with medical education touches from Macau, China stood out …

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25 Million Children Missing School in Conflict Zones

By Peace Post Staff/ Image: UNICEF Whether by direct war or standoffs, more than 25 million children worldwide are missing school because of armed conflict. According to UNICEF Chief of Education Josephine Bourne, “At no time is education more important than in time of war. Without education, how will children …

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Simulation Education in Macau at Sino Luso 36

PRESS RELEASE: The 36th Sino-Luso International Medical Forum in Macau from March 30 – April 2 2017 is titled, “Best Practice in Medical Education and Surgical Skills.” President of the Forum Prof. Manson Fok comments, “It is my pleasure to welcome international and local healthcare providers to this special medical …

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China’s Level Education Field

By Christopher Cottrell/Photo Credits: Christopher Cottrell China’s game on for getting kids out of the classroom—and into deeper modes of critical thinking at home and beyond. The China Association for Sciences and Technology has just published a five-year plan for improving home learning environments between 2016 and 2020. The plan …

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