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Feb2024

Samoa Observer: OUM runs clinical skills training in-country

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The Oceania University of Medicine (O.U.M.) ran its clinical skills workshop in Samoa for the first time and not in Australia or America with local and international students in attendance. Five Samoan students, who are studying at the university under the O.U.M. Tuition Scholarship, as well as one international student, ...

Feb2024

OUM WELCOMES 2024 WITH NEW SAMOAN LEADERSHIP: Asiata Professor Satu Viali, Vice Chancellor and Dr. George Tuitama, Dean for Samoa, American Samoa, and the Asia Pacific

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As announced in November by former Vice Chancellor Professor Athol Mackay, Oceania University of Medicine (OUM) has started 2024 with a new leadership team, continuing with OUM's mission to improve the health needs of underserved communities in Oceania and beyond. Leading the University as Vice Chancellor will be Satupaitea (Satu) ...

Oct2023

Parvaneh Bashardoust Named Student Research Award Winner at OUM’s North America MeetUp and Graduation

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Congratulations to OUM Clinical Student, Parvaneh Bashardoust, on receiving the Robyn Mackay Memorial Student Research Prize, sponsored by OUM Vice Chancellor Athol Mackay in memory of his late wife. Parvaneh and her classmates presented their research at Oceania University of Medicine's North America MeetUp and Graduation held 20-21 October in ...

Aug2023

CLOSING THE GAP: 
Class of 2017 graduate helps IMGs “get on par”
to improve post-medical school success

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One of the most talked-about presentations at the May OUM Student Conference in Brisbane described invaluable strategies for helping international medical graduates (IMGs) start their internship/Junior Medical Officer (JMO) role on par with local medical school graduates. (Link to the presentation is below.) Those strategies and their accompanying core skill ...

Jul2023

OUM Names Professor Derek Kennedy
Chief Academic Officer

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Oceania University of Medicine has appointed Derek Kennedy, PhD, MMedSci, DipEd, BSc as Chief Academic Officer (CAO) of the medical school. An accomplished academic with vast bioscience experience and more than two decades of teaching and research experience, Professor Kennedy was most recently Adjunct Associate Professor in the School of ...

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