Knowledge E | 12th-13th December 2017: Teaching Excellence – Curriculum Design (Egyptian Knowledge Bank), Cairo, Egypt

12th-13th December 2017: Teaching Excellence – Curriculum Design (Egyptian Knowledge Bank), Cairo, Egypt

Start Date: December 12, 2017

End Date: December 13, 2017

Venue: Military Medical Academy, Cairo, Egypt


This workshop will aim to relate and apply current international best practices for curriculum and syllabus design.

In this workshop, you will overview the theory and practice the skills used to develop a curriculum for your students that will be applicable for your current teaching goals and align with the principles of exceptional medical education programs.


This Course is intended for those involved in ‘teaching’ medical students who wish to develop an understanding of how we can improve learning through their ‘teaching’ practice.


Prof. Davinder Sandhu
Head, School of PG Studies & Research
Royal College of Surgeons in Ireland (RCSI), Bahrain

Professor Sandhu a fellow of the Royal Colleges of Surgeons of Edinburgh, Glasgow, and Urology. He possess a Bachelor of Medicine from London University, a M.D. from the University of Leicester, and a Certificate of Medical Education from the University of Bristol.

He is a trained Urological Surgeon and currently acts as a Professor and Head of the School of Postgraduate Studies and Research at the Royal College of Surgeons in Ireland (RCSI) Bahrain. Previously, he served as Professor of Medical Education at the University of Bristol where he has a visiting chair and was Postgraduate Dean of the Severn Deanery in the South West of England for almost nine years – looking after around two and a half thousand postgraduate trainees in 65 specialties, with a budget of £90 million.

He was Chair of the Postgraduate Committee of the Association of Medical Education Europe 2010-2016 and is a holder of the Bruce Medal for Education and Training. He has several distinguished fellowships which include general and urological surgery, medicine, primary care, dentistry, maxillofacial surgery and education.

He has nearly 100 publications to his name with a special interest in Health Professions Education, Leadership and Organizational Change. He is editor and reviewer of several journals.