Cancer is a multidisciplinary disease. The usual medical graduation program has the knowledge about oncology scattered all over the curriculum, thereby losing its focus and usefulness. To overcome this deficit in curriculum a comprehensive educational program is designed for the medial student, where the multidisciplinary nature of cancer is taken into consideration.
A limelight of the 2017 International Winter Course on Oncology is a blended learning program at Faculty of Medicine Universtas Gadjah Mada (FK UGM), which is comprised of observership clinical elective at Dr. Sardjito Hospital as a teaching hospital of FK UGM, and hands on training at the laboratory. Compared with the developed countries, Yogyakarta Indonesia, which has a high incidence cancer at the late stage is totally different in a cancer oncology management with different setting of health care system. THere will be specifica cases that cannot be found in other countries, thus it would be a value added for international students.
Introduction to general principles of oncology, the various tumor types including general anatomy, physiology, diagnosis, and management of surgery and medical.
On January 19, 20, 23, students are going to join in clinical course for bedside teaching and case discussion. Then for the next three days (24-26), students will attach at the laboratory for hands on training.
On the last day, students will have to deliver poster presentation. Then for the rest of two weeks to fulfill a requirement for 4 weeks internship, students are able to continue internship/elective program in related clinical department.
For international students:
October - December 2016 (deadline December 31, 2016)
Online application: http://iro.fk.ugm.ac.id/register-elective.html
International students : USD 400
Indonesian students: IDR 3.000.000