Suez University

Suez University is an Egyptian public university established by the presidential decree no 193 in 2012 to transfer Suez Canal University branch in Suez to an independent university. Suez University is the first university established by a presidential decree after the January 25 Revolution in Egypt.

Suez Canal University was established in 1976 as a community-oriented university to serve the Canal region (Port Said, Ismailia, and Suez) and Sinai. In 1977 Prof. Zuhair Noman and Prof. Ismat Ezzat, may God have mercy on them, were assigned to establish the Faculty of Medicine of the Suez Canal University . The college started accepting the first class of 49 students in October 1981 and this batch graduated in October 1987.

 In June 1979, the college was chosen among ten other institutes in the international network of health institutes destined for the community under the auspices of the World Health Organization, whose number has now reached more than 300 institutions and institutes worldwide. Prof. Zuhair Numan, may God have mercy on him, was chosen as the head of this network (1983-1985) and was chosen  Prof. Ismat Ezzat, may God have mercy on her, General Secretary of this network (1997 – 2000).

The college was also a pioneer in the field of modernization that it started with the beginning of the college. The college was also a pioneer in establishing the Department of Family Medicine  for the first time in Egypt in 1980  and the Clinical Skills Laboratory in 1981, which remained the only one of its kind in Egypt for a long time and in which students trained for colleagues or on Forms intended for the purpose of training instead of training on patients. No student is allowed to examine a patient until after he successfully passes a test for this examination in the Clinical Skills laboratory.

The College also established the Medical Education Development Center in 1986, which was declared as a collaborating center with the World Health Organization in 1988 (the only center in Egypt cooperating with the World Health Organization in the field of medical education) and it was re-appointed many times, the last of which was the period from 2005-2009 He is playing a pioneering role in Egypt and the Middle East.

In 1988, the College established  the Clinical Epidemiology Unit  aimed at developing scientific research, which includes a number of elite faculty members in the field of scientific research and attestation medicine. In 1993,  the university hospital was established with a  capacity of 427 beds, in addition to 146 beds for specialized surgery and organ transplantation. The hospital contains 19 operating rooms, and about 6000 operations are performed annually during the past five years.

In 2001, the Medical Education Department was established  to prepare cadres in the field of medical education and is considered the first medical education department in all medical colleges in Egypt. In 2003, the first critical care medicine department was established.

In 2010, the Faculty of Medicine at Suez Canal University obtained a certificate of accreditation from the National Authority for Quality Assurance of Education and Accreditation as the first college at the level of Egyptian Universities.

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