School of Medicine

SOM and KHCMS Collaboration 

The Dean of the School of Medicine (SOM) at the University of Kurdistan Hewlêr (UKH) Dr. Teshk Shawis received Dr. Ariana Barzinjy from the Kurdistan Higher Council of Medical Specialty (KHCMS) on Monday 16 January 2023. The two sides discussed mutual cooperation and integration of skills and knowledge for a better student experience. UKH-SOM has […]

January 17, 2023

Environment Panel Discussion and Tree Planting in SOM

In cooperation with KRG Board of Environment Protection and Improvement and War Organization for Environment Protection, UKH School of Medicine (SOM) and Centre for Environmental Studies (CES) organised a panel discussion on protecting the environment and the importance of cooperation between the government, educational institutions and local NGOs on this matter. The discussion was followed […]

December 6, 2022

UKH School of Medicine Training Courses Approved by Ministry of Health

In partnership with the Kurdistan Emergency Society of Medicine and approval by the KRG Ministry of Health (MoH), UKH School of Medicine (SOM) is organising training workshops in Emergency Medicine and other medical specialties for candidates from the public and private sectors. The workshops are initiated by the Professional & Executive Education Centre ( PEEC) […]

November 28, 2022

UKH Renovate Mala Fandi Public Healthcare Centre in Erbil

The University of Kurdistan Hewlêr (UKH) renovated some parts of the Mala Fandi Public Healthcare Centre in Erbil to further support public healthcare and Erbil citizens. On Thursday 17 November 2022, each of Professor Keith Sharp, UKH President and Dr. Teshk Shawis, Dean of the School of Medicine (SOM) at UKH opened the renovated parts […]

November 17, 2022

UKH Medical Faculty Member Achieves Fellowship of the Royal College in UK

UKH Chair of Obstetrics and Gynecology Division at the School of Medicine (SOM) Dr. Srwa Khalid was awarded fellowship of the Royal College of Obstetricians and Gynecologists in the UK. The fellowship was awarded in a ceremony held in London on the 28th of October 2022. This certificate indicates a senior status and is given […]

November 2, 2022

Graduation Ceremony – Class of 2022

On Thursday, 20 October 2022, the University of Kurdistan Hewlêr (UKH) held the graduation ceremony for the class of 2022. In an eventful evening, UKH graduates of undergraduate and postgraduate levels celebrated their success in a memorable ceremony. The ceremony was attended by KRG Prime Minister Masrour Barzani, ministers, other dignitaries and diplomats. Graduates and […]

October 24, 2022

UKH-SoM to Host Special Workshop on Kurdish Hospital Receivers for Chemical Incidents

The School of Medicine (SoM) at the University of Kurdistan Hewlêr (UKH) is glad to host a special workshop titled “Kurdish Hospital Receivers for Chemical Incidents”, in cooperation with Health Security Partners (HSP) on 14 and 15th October 2022. The purpose of this workshop is to codify chemical incident response among Kurdish hospitals. This workshop […]

October 6, 2022

UKH SOM Staff Participate in National Accreditation Evaluation

UKH Assistant Professor Dr. Souzan Eassa who chairs the BioMed Division at the School of Medicine, participated as an evaluator to assess the accreditation process of the College of Medicine at the University of Baghdad. Dr. Souzan is a member of the National Assessor Team of the National Accreditation process for Iraqi Medical Colleges. This […]

September 21, 2022

UKH & AUSOM Summer School Collaboration

The School of Medicine at the University of Kurdistan Hewlêr (UKH) is glad to announce a new collaboration with Aristotle University School of Medicine, with support from the Greece Consulate General in Erbil and Study in Greece (SIG). The programme is titled Greek Medical Peshmerga: Advances in Emergency Medicine and is scheduled to kick off […]

June 9, 2022

Accreditation Awareness Campaign for UKH Medical Students

UKH School of Medicine (SOM) announced an awareness campaign on the accreditation of the school in March 2022. The first step was a seminar organised by SOM Professors Dr. Lars Peschke and Dr. Souzan Eassa in which UKH medical students were invited. Dr. Lars gave an overview of the outcome-based integrated spiraling curriculum that SOM […]

March 5, 2022