PPSR Forum on Training Future Doctors:Have we got it right?

Society of Physicians for Peace and Social Responsibility (PPSR) Forum

Cordially invites you to a forum


In collaboration with MOH, MOHE, MMC, MMA, AMM, UM, MMMC, MSU

Date & Time: Saturday, November 29, 2008. 0830-1700hrs

Venue: Institiut Pengurusan Kesihatan (IPK) Bangsar, KL

Jalan Rumah Sakit Bangsar


Advisor: Tan Sri Dato Dr Hj Mohd Ismail Merican

Key Note Address:

“The Medical Profession: Past, Present and Future”

Speaker: YBhg Tan Sri Datuk Dr Hj Mohd Ismail Merican (DGH)

Plenary (3 lectures): (30 minutes each)

1. The Medical Schools

Speaker: Prof Dato Dr Md Tahir Azhar (IIU)

Deputy Rector, International Islamic University.

2. The Medical Undergraduate:

Speaker: Prof Dr Zabidi Azhar Mohd Hussin (USM)

Head, Department of Paediatrics, School of Medical Sciences, USM

3. The “future doctor”:

Speaker: Dato Dr Abdul Hamid Abdul Kadir (MMC)

Member, Malaysian Medical Council.


http: //mmc.gov.my/v1/index.php?option=com_content&task=view&id=85&Itemid=127

Group Discussions:

At the end of the plenary session, participants will be divided into three groups to discuss specific points in three major topics.

The groups will have about 2 hours each, at the end of which they will be expected to have reached consensus. These will be presented to the whole forum.

The topics are:

(1) Doctor: Population: country’s needs

(2) Medical Schools & Undergraduates

(3) The Future Doctor


MOH (practice, training, development)


Faculties of Medicine Public and Private universities

MMC, MMA, Academy

NGOs – Non-medical: CAP, FOMCA, etc

Chairmen for sessions and group discussions to be announced later, but will be drawn from

the various Universities and Ministry of Higher Education, MMC, MMA..

Registration: RM50.00 (refreshments and meal, material included)

Payable to PPSR (Society of Physicians for Peace & Social Responsibility)

Academy House, 19 Jalan Folly Barat, 50480 Kuala Lumpur.

Please make cheque crossed payee PPSR, and contact Dr K.W.Thong

at email: thongkwai@gmail.com when you send any cheques.

Alternatively, registration can be made on the morning of the Forum.

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