School of Medicine

UKH Alumni Newsletter: Volume 1, Issue 4, September 2023

The fourth issue of UKH alumni newsletter is published by UKH Alumni Association. In this issue, you can read stories from outstanding UKH alumni who tell their success stories and how they made it to the business world. You can read stories from successful entrepreneurs, marketing specialists, medical doctors and learning experts. The issue also […]

September 3, 2023

Induction Day for Senior Medical Students

On Sunday 16 July 2023, the School of Medicine (SOM) organised an induction day for senior medical students before the start of the new academic year. Led by Dr. Teshk Shawis, the Dean of SOM, the programme included overview of the academic year for our undergraduate level VI (UGVI) students and what to expect in […]

July 18, 2023

A Delegation from Baghdad IT and Communications University Visit UKH

On Tuesday 20 June 2023, a delegation from the University of Information Technology and Communication in Baghdad, headed by Mr, Wassim Wathiq, head of Projects Unit, visited the University of Kurdistan Hewler (UKH). The delegation aims at exploring UKH facilities and curriculum to benefit from the UKH experience in Baghdad, especially in our schools of […]

June 20, 2023

Unified Hospital WDM Management Protocol Stakeholder Meeting

The School of Medicine (SOM) at the University of Kurdistan Hewlêr (UKH) partnered with Health Security Partners (HSP) and hosted the Unified Hospital WDM Management Protocol Stakeholder Meeting on 10th and 11th June 2023. The purpose of this meeting is to bring together relevant stakeholders from public and private hospitals and representatives from the Directorates […]

June 12, 2023

Celebrating the Remarkable Achievements of UKH Medical Club Students

UKH president Dr. Keith Sharp has presented Certificates of Appreciation to UKH medical students who have contributed to the activities of the Medical Club at our School of Medicine (SOM), for their unwavering dedication and outstanding contributions throughout the academic year. The students have truly breathed life into our medical school, fostering a vibrant and […]

May 18, 2023

World Hemophilia Day at UKH

On World Hemophilia Day April 17 2023, UKH School of Medicine organised a seminar in cooperation with Erbil Directorate of Health and Kurdistan Hemophilia Organisation. The theme of the event this year is “Access for All: Prevention of bleeds as the global standard of care”. Building on last year’s theme, the call to action for […]

April 17, 2023

UKH Alumni Newsletter: Volume 1, Issue 2, April 2023

The second issue of the UKH Alumni Newsletter, volume 1 has been released by the UKH Alumni Association, and it is packed with fascinating success stories from our alumni. This latest edition features accounts from a diverse range of UKH alumni who share their personal journeys and experiences at UKH, and how this has impacted […]

April 11, 2023

Medical Kurdistan Conference

The Medical Kurdistan Conference, the first ever international conference of our School of Medicine started on March 1, 2023. Minister of Health of the Kurdistan Regional Government (KRG) Dr. Saman Barzinji, Erbil Governor Omed Khoshnaw, diplomats, public and private university presidents and deans, members of UKH Board of Governors, and physicians across all specialties joined […]

March 2, 2023

OpenAI and ChatGPT: Awareness Raising of the Role of AI in Higher Education Assessment

Assistant Professor Freek Olaf de Groot of Applied Linguistics/TESOL at the University of Kurdistan Hewlêr (UKH) delivered a seminar on Artificial Intelligence and its new features, especially OpenAI and ChatGPT to UKH faculty members and staff. ChatGPT is a newly-emerged AI-operated website which is becoming familiar to students at UKH and around the world. Dr. […]

February 19, 2023