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10th CONSAMS Meeting

Technology in contemporary medical education and patient care

University of Edo Iyamho, Edo State, Nigeria

August 10th – 14th, 2019


Day 1: Saturday, 10th August 2019

16:00           Estimated arrival time at Iyamho

16:30           Refreshment

16:50           Registration

17:00           Welcoming of Guests to Iyamho: Prof. Olusegun Akinyinka

17:15           Remarks on CONSAMS/ Introductions of the CONSAMS Family: CONSAMS Secretary General, Prof. Peter Nyarango

17:30           Perspective on the History of CONSAMS and the Role of the Northern Partners: Prof. Olli Vainio

17:45           Discussion on questions banks used as preparation for USMLE – Dr Quentin Eichbaum

18:00          Networking

18:30           Dinner

Day 2: Sunday, 11th August 2019

Session 1: Introductions & Official Opening

08:00          Registration

08:30          Welcome remarks: Prof Olusegun Akinyinka

08:40          CONSAMS aims and objective – Prof Peter Nyarango

08:50          Introduction of the keynote speaker

08:55          Keynote Address:

09:15           Introduction of Edo University, Iyamho

09:20          Formal Opening of the 10th CONSAMS Meeting: Edo University, Iyamho: Engr. Professor E. O. Aluyor, Vice Chancellor

09:40          Vote of thanks:

09:50          Photograph

Coffee/Tea break 30mins

Session 2: Members presentations

10:20 – 13:00 Presentations from CONSAMS members and discussions of insights

13:00     Lunch

Session 3: Healthcare thematic presentations

14:00           The role of rapidly changing technology in Healthcare: clinical and economic considerations in technology enhanced healthcare                        delivery in Africa and Globally – Prof. Olli Vainio

14:20           Personalized medicine, Targeted treatment: Is Africa ripe for precision medicine? Prof. S. O. Bello

14:40           Merck Capacity Advancement Program – Dr Rasha Kelej

15:00           Questions and Discussions

15:30            Coffee/Tea

Session 4: Healthcare thematic presentations

15:45 – 17:00    Roundtable discussion on topics from the subthemes from the health care session – Discussants TBD

19:00                Dinner


Day 3: Monday, 12th August 2019

Session 5: Medical Education thematic presentations

08:30          Biomedical engineering in medical education and health care – Prof Wale Coker

08:50          Emerging Directions in Medical Education- Dr Eichbaum/ Dr Matlhangela

09:10           A technology backbone for medical education in Africa – power and internet infrastructure with 24/7 virtual and up-to-date                            digital textbooks and libraries – ADInstrument/

09:30          Questions and Discussions

10:00           Tea/Coffee

Session 6: Medical Education thematic presentations

10:15           Developing and implementing Medical Humanities Programs in Africa – Dr Eichbaum

10:35           Genome Engineering in Education and Healthcare: Prospects and Challenges in the African Healthcare Delivery System – Dr                                Rufus Akinyemi

10:55           The economic considerations in technology enhanced medical education – Prof Akinyinka

11:15            Questions and Discussions

11:45           Short break Stretch Break

Session 7: Medical Education thematic presentations

11:50 – 13:00         Experimental approach to use of technology in health and education

  • Dr Oyetola
  • Dr Oluwole
  • Dr Onyemachi Azu (The evolving Role of the Plastique Technique in Medical Education in Resource-limited settings) Round table or debate discussion on topics TBD from the medical education subthemes.

13:00           Lunch break

Session 8: Scientific Session

14:00           Preparation of draft manuscript from the of the conference to be published in a peer-reviewed journal

16:00           CONSAMS Executive team meeting

19:00           Dinner


Day 4: Tuesday, 13th August 2019

08:30          Studying new medical schools in Africa – Vanderbilt medical student – Dr Eichbaum

09:00          White coat ceremony (Induction of medical student into the clinical school)

12:00           Tour of medical school and tea break

13:30           Lunch

14:30           CONSAMS Executive team report back to larger group

15:00           Representation from each member institution Budget/Fundraising/Constitution

16:00           Edo University Iyamho students’ perspective on Technology enhanced learning

17:00           Wrap up: Concluding remarks and Work Plan 2019/20

18:00           Final Executive Management meeting

19:00           Dinner

Day 5: Wednesday, 14th August 2019

08:00                    Departure from the hotel to the airport