Recently, Brenda Hemmelgarn, Dean of the Faculty of Medicine and Dentistry at the University of Alberta, visited WMU and unveiled the WMU-UAlberta International Medical Education Centre (Centre). Vice President Jin Shengwei, heads from the Graduate Schools, International Affairs Office, and Alberta Institute (AIWMU) attended the meeting.
Jin Shengwei stated that the official establishment of the Centre is an important step to further deepen the collaboration of the two sides after the establishment of AIWMU. Through the Centre, two universities could share and exchange education experiences, strengthen the development and management of courses, and explore new ways to train international medical personnel. It is hoped that the Center will promote the upgrading and reform of the traditional medical teaching system as well as the development of related medical disciplines of Wenzhou Medical University.
Brenda Hemmelgarn congratulated WMU on its recent achievements in discipline development, student cultivation, and teaching facility construction, and fully recognized AIWMU’s steps to include academicians and top experts into the advisory committee, and the curriculum model of integrating organ systems, etc. She hoped that the two universities could
She hoped that in the future, the two universities can continue to deepen cooperation in faculty training, undergraduate, master's, and doctoral education programs, and personnel training of general medicine.
During the visit, Brenda Hemmelgarn and AIWMU delegation visited the University History Museum and the Biomedical Research Building.
Text translated by Zeng Hai and reviewed by Chen Huan