Undergraduate Focus: Bridging gaps in medical field
A team of medical students from AIMST University, University of Malaya and Universiti Sains Malaysia collaborated to create history by organising the inaugural National Medical Student’s Convention 2012. With the mission of bridging knowledge of medicine and entrepreneurship, the convention saw eminent doctors from various fields of medicine and successful entrepreneurs sharing their knowledge.
With more than 300 delegates from various universities, this event was officially launched by Professor Dr Harcharan Singh Sidhu, Acting Chief Executive & Acting Vice Chancellor of AIMST University. Delegates at the convention included those from the International Medical University, Universiti Sains Islam Antarabangsa, Universiti Sains Malaysia, Universiti Malaya, Newcastle University, Cyberjaya University College of Medical Sciences, SEGi University College, Universiti Islam Antarabangsa, Universiti Tunku Abdul Rahman, Universiti Putra Malaysia and AIMST University.
The plenary sessions were spearheaded by renowned doctors and entrepreneurs including Datuk Dr Vasan Sinnadurai (Orthopaedic Surgeon, Pantai Hospital, Ipoh), Senior Associate Professor Dr P.K. Rajesh (Deputy Dean Pre-Clinical, AIMST University), Professor Dr Shaiful Bahari (Deputy Dean, Academic Affairs, USM), Captain Dr Sivananthan Asokumar (Hospital Tuanku Ja’afar), Neela Mehan (Deputy Chief Executive Officer, Human Resource Development Fund, and Jonathan Quek (Asia’s Youngest Business Coach).
For more information, visit www.aimst.edu.my