Description and Objectives
Project Work Plan
Participants from Partner Countries
MEDGEN Conference "National Day of Medical Genetics" held on 4 November, 2017.
MedGen Final Meeting held on 3 November, 2017.
During 15-23 October, 2017, a practical training program was organized and held at the Raphael Recanati Genetics Institute Rabin Medical Center and Schneider Children's Medical Center, Tel Aviv University, Israel, for the specialists of Yerevan State Medical University in clinical genetics and clinical laboratory genetics.
Yerevan State Medical University n.a. Mkhitar Heratsi finalized the development of special courses in medical genetics for medical residents in non-medical genetic specialties.
European Certification in Clinical Laboratory Genetics
During 25-29 September, 2017 the staff members of the Department of Medical Genetics of Yerevan State Medical University n.a. Mkhitar Heratsi and Russian-Armenian University participated at the course for Clinical Laboratory Genetics in Education organized by the European Society of Human Genetics at the Athens, Greece.
On 19 September 2017, the final quality control of new or updated education programs in medical genetics after review were presented and discussed during a web-meeting between all four partner universities and the Plymouth University, UK.
In June 2017, a new postgraduate clinical residency program in Clinical Genetics as a sub-specialty was approved at the Yerevan State Medical University n.a. Mkhitar Heratsi.
In June 2017, an updated 2-week course of Medical Genetics for undergraduate students was established by the Department of Medical Genetics of the Yerevan State Medical University n.a. Mkhitar Heratsi as a mandatory course for further reconstruction in the undergraduate education curriculum at YSMU.
In May 2017, the licensing was obtained for a new professional education program with specialization in Medical Genetics and Genetic Counseling at Russian-Armenian University
Adaptation of the Graz Model for integrative development in medical genetic education at YSMU and RAU
During 21-24 February, 2017 a higher education-related training was organized by the Medical University of Graz, Austria for the partner universities (YSMU and TIIT) for newly developed education programs
During 26 September - 12 October, 2016 two different training courses where organized at the University Paris Descartes, France for the specialists of all four participant universities specialized in both clinical genetics and clinical laboratory genetics
The coordinator university, Yerevan State Medical University after M. Heratsi (YSMU) has developed five different learning materials on specific topics of medical genetics which are of high national interest and are included in the national policy of Medical Genetics in Armenia
Development of E-learning system for genetic education
During 31 August - 1 September, 2016, a special training program was organized by the Medical University of Graz and held at the Yerevan State Medical University, Armenia, for the specialists of the two Armenian universities
Field monitoring visit of the cross-regional project "Developing Medical Genetics Education through Curricular Reforms and Establishment of Postgraduate Trainings" (MedGen) in Armenia
In May 2016, the accreditation was obtained for a new MSc program in Genetic Counseling at Tel Aviv University
On May 22, 2015 the annual meeting of the MEDGEN (Developing Medical Genetics Education through Curriculum Reforms and Establishment Of Postgraduate Training Programs) project consortium members took place at Barcelona, Spain, in the frame of the European Society of Human Genetics 2016 Conference during 21-24, May, 2016
During 25-28 April, 2016, in the frame of Tempus MEDGEN project the training program was organized and held at the Center of Medical Genetics, Yerevan, Armenia for the specialists of Yerevan State Medical University. The specialists and residents form other medical centers and institutions were also participated. The training was conducted by Professor Heather Skirton and Specialists in Genetic Counseling Selina Goodman and Peter Lunt from Plymouth University, UK. The training program was mainly on how to learn and practice genetic counseling skills.
This project has been funded with support from the European Commission: Grant Agreement 544331-TEMPUS-1-2013-1-AM-TEMPUS-JPCR
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