OMSB annual career and research forum opens

MUSCAT: The Oman Medical Speciality Board (OMSB) inaugurated at Oman Convention and Exhibition Centre on Tuesday the ‘Annual Career and Research Forum 2017-2018’ under the auspices of Dr Ali bin Talib al Hinai, Under-Secretary of the Ministry of Health for Planning Affairs. In the Forum, 48 medical researches and posters are competing. The Forum includes an exhibition that have corners for the medical specialities training programmes, a number of academic departments, some training sites, and the Medical Simulation Center.
The exhibition also includes corners for some other medical and academic institutions that works side by side with the OMSB, such as the Neurology Department in Khoula Hospital, The Research Council, Oman Medical Association, Directorate General of Medical Services and the Armed Forces Hospital.
This event aims to encourage Omani physicians in OMSB to compete in presenting the best medical research. This will improve their scientific research skills and their presentation skills. It will also support and enrich medical researchers in the Sultanate.
This will give Omani physicians a chance to publish their researches in medical and scientific journals, enable them to be creative and innovative, provide them with all the support to find the issues in their community and find solutions for these issues.
The exhibition is held to introduce all the aspects related to medical training in OMSB.
It is an opportunity to meet with faculty members and residents.
It is a chance to those interested in joining OMSB to be acquainted with the academic system and receive advises regarding the various specialities and training programmes. OMSB is an academic institution aims to train MD holders who graduate from Sultan Qaboos University, Oman Medical College or any other recognised medical school.
There are 18 training programmes under the OMSB and the length of these programmes is between 4-6 academic years. Resident graduate from OMSB as specialised physicians with a board certificate, which is equivalent to international board certificates.
The OMSB qualifies Omani specialised physicians and enhance their skills in cooperation with international institutions. — ONA