Medicine Grand Rounds at UPMC Shadyside

Medicine Grand Rounds at UPMC Shadyside: “The Pitt-Kazakhstan Project: Building A New Medical School”



Date
September 17, 2015
Time
12:00 PM - 1:00 PM
Speaker(s)
D. Michael Elnicki, MD, FACP
Professor of Medicine, Director-International Medical Education Programs, University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine
Location
West Wing Auditorium, UPMC Shadyside
Category
UPMC Shadyside, Department of Medicine
Contact
Justine Rubino
Certification Supervisor


412-647-8261
rubinoje@upmc.edu
Description
The University of Pittsburgh is currently engaged in a collaborative effort with Nazarbayev University In Kazakhstan to build a new medical school in Astana, KZ. The school opens in August 2015 and utilizes the active learning models found at Pitt but which have not previously been a feature in Kazakh medical training. The challenges and learning opportunities of the partnership will be reviewed.