Medical Education (SCOME)

The Standing Committee on Medical Education (SCOME) for the Nigerian Medical Students’ Association (NiMSA) plays a pivotal role in enhancing the quality of medical education in Nigeria. This committee focuses on addressing the concerns and challenges faced by medical students across the country, working towards the improvement of the curriculum, teaching methodologies and the overall learning environment. SCOME operates with the objective of not only ensuring that medical education in Nigeria is at par with global standards but also that it incorporates the latest advancements in medical science and technology.

The Standing Committee on Medical Education (SCOME)

Standing Committee on Medical Education

SCOME engages in various activities such as organizing workshops, seminars and conferences for medical students, faculty and other stakeholders. These events serve as platforms for sharing knowledge, discussing innovations in medical education and advocating for reforms in the educational system. Additionally, SCOME collaborates with medical schools, governmental bodies and international organizations to implement its initiatives effectively.

 

History of the Committee

The Standing Committee on Medical Education (SCOME) within the Nigerian Medical Students’ Association (NiMSA) has a history that is closely linked to the evolution of medical education and student involvement in Nigeria. Since its inception, SCOME has been instrumental in addressing the educational needs of medical students and advocating for continuous improvements in medical training.

Historically, NiMSA, as a national body, has been at the forefront of representing the interests of Nigerian medical students. Within this framework, SCOME emerged as a specialized committee with a mandate to focus specifically on medical education. This committee was formed in recognition of the unique challenges that medical students faced and the need for a structured approach to tackle issues such as curriculum development, teaching methods, assessment and the overall quality of medical training.

Vision

The vision of the Standing Committee on Medical Education (SCOME) for the Nigerian Medical Students’ Association (NiMSA) is to ensure the highest standards of medical education for all medical students in Nigeria. SCOME envisions a system where medical education is not only comprehensive, evidence-based and up-to-date with the latest medical research and technologies but also adaptive to the specific healthcare needs of Nigeria.

Mission

1. Advocacy for Excellence in Medical Education
2. Promotion of Student-Centered Learning
3. Support for Research and Innovation
4. Enhancement of Professional Development
5. Collaboration and Partnership
6. Student Well-being and Support

Objectives

1. To advocate for the enhancement of medical education quality and standards.
2. To promote a student-centered approach in medical education.
3. To encourage active student participation in medical education development.
4. To foster research and innovation among medical students.
5. To support the professional and personal development of medical students.
6. To facilitate collaboration between medical students, educators, and health professionals.
7. To address the well-being and mental health of medical students.
8. To contribute to the global discourse on medical education through international partnerships.

 

Our Achievements

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Our Achievements

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Meet the Director

Ebireri Mathew is a 500lvl Medical Student at Delta State University (DUMSA)
He currently serves as the National Director of the standing committee on Medical Education SCOME and is the Lead instructor and Chief executive officer at Tutor Doctor Ng.

He is pursuing his MBBS degree at Delta State University Teaching Hospital, with a keen demonstration of commitment to both academic excellence and humanitarian and Volunteering work.

Ebireri Mathew Tiveh
Ebireri Mathew Tiveh National Director SCOME

Meet the Director

Ebireri Mathew is a 500lvl Medical Student at Delta State University (DUMSA)
He currently serves as the National Director of the standing committee on Medical Education SCOME and is the Lead instructor and Chief executive officer at Tutor Doctor Ng.

He is pursuing his MBBS degree at Delta State University Teaching Hospital, with a keen demonstration of commitment to both academic excellence and humanitarian and Volunteering work.

Ebireri Mathew Tiveh
Ebireri Mathew Tiveh National Director SCOME
Solomon Opoke
Solomon Opoke Deputy Director
Gbuuga Deneter Dickson
Gbuuga Deneter Dickson Public Relations Officer

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