Knowledge E | 9th-10th November 2017: Teaching Excellence – Clinical Teaching at the Bedside (Egyptian Knowledge Bank), Cairo, Egypt

9th-10th November 2017: Teaching Excellence – Clinical Teaching at the Bedside (Egyptian Knowledge Bank), Cairo, Egypt

Start Date: November 9, 2017

End Date: November 10, 2017

Venue: Military Medical Academy, Cairo, Egypt


This workshop will aim to share techniques and practices for role modelling professionalism and ethics through the integration of theory, practical skills, and patient care. In this workshop, you will practice teaching methods for facilitating student development by creating a positive learning environment relevant for clinical skills.


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.


Rodney Petersen
Clinical Associate Professor
ANU Medical School
ANU College of Health and Medicine
Australian National University

Associate Professor Petersen possesses a Bachelor of medicine and surgery, Masters of business administration, and Graduate Certificate in university teaching. He was also a fellow at the Royal Australian and New Zealand College of Obstetricians and Gynecologists.

He holds more than 30 years of professional experience and 20 years of educational experience across Australia, Indonesia, and the Pacific Islands. Currently, he is a Colonel in the Royal Australian Army Medical Corps, sessional consultant at the Women’s and Children Hospital in Adelaide Australia, and teaches as an adjunct Associate Professor at the University of Adelaide and Edith Cowan University. Previously, he was the co-chair of the Medical Advisory Committee to the Minister of Health Transforming Health, South Australia and a member of the inaugural Clinical Commissioning Advisory Committee (CCAC). As an educator, he has developed medical school curriculums, directed numerous courses, taught several subjects, established PLC cases, and supervised multiple research thesis projects.

Associate Professor Petersen has published more than 70 referred articles and abstracts. He is also a peer reviewer for multiple Australian medical research journals.