Name of the activity: 42nd Internacional Medical Scientific Congress

Country/NMO: The former Yugoslav Republic of Macedonia (MMSA)

Program: Teaching Medical Skills

Contact information: [email protected] +38972237508

Type of the activity: Education. Education on health issues for specific societal groups, either in the form of projects (set of tasks for a certain group over a fixed period of time), events (something notable that happens) or conferences (form meeting about ideas related to a particular topic, usually over several days).

General description:

The IMSC grants students the opportunity to present their research in a professional and competitive manner in front of an international audience and eminent professors from our country with international experience. This annual congress is one of the biggest medical students’ congresses in the region, and proudly after 42 successful years the oldest one in Europe. All this will be accompanied by lectures and workshops regarding the latest medical achievements in the world by highly qualified professors from our university in Skopje and medical faculties in the neighboring countries.

From interesting workshops to competitive challenges in small working groups on many diverse medical topics.

Focus area:

Research basics for medical practitioners

Problem statement:

Not enough opportunities and motivation for students and young doctors to improve their medical skills outside of the regular faculty curiculum and to conduct their own scientific research.

Target groups:

Medical students, Healthcare Students, Doctors, Other health professionals

Beneficiaries:

Medical students, Healthcare Students, Doctors, Other health professionals

Objectives and indicators of success:

First of all, this activity is built to grant medical students an opportunity to present their latest research and share it with their collegues and professors. Besides the scientific component, this event is an exeptional opportunity to enhance and strenghten students’ practical skills and aquire many new knowledges.

Methodology:

A 4 day congress consisting of many diverse lectures and workshops on different topics, oral, poster and case report sessions for students to present their research.

Plans for evaluation:

Evaluation forms will be sent out after the event to all participants (students, young doctors and professors). The form will consist of questions about the quality of the activity in whole and also the quality of every segment seperately.