University of Nairobi
University of Maryland/Washington

Adjunct Faculty Training

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Partnerships for Innovative Medical Education in Kenya (PRIME-K) held a Medical Education and Mentorship training for adjunct faculty from Mbagathi District Hospital decentralized training site. Departments represented were: Nursing, Public Health, Internal Medicine, Paediatrics and Obstetrics & Gynaecology.

This training was conducted between November 4-6,2015 targeting medical staff working at PRIME-K decentralized training sites.

Prof. Ruth Nduati – Associate Professor School of Medicine, Department of Paediatrics and Child and emphasized that the objective of the training was to prepare the healthcare workers who are directly responsible for the students at the PRIME-K decentralized training sites by training them on innovative medical education, mentorship, leadership and other topics.

The training was aimed at improving how the adjunct faculty would handle medical students on  clinical rotations at their facilities. Additionally the faculty were meant to acquire basic knowledge and skills in innovative teaching methods and mentorship.


“Improving health outcomes through training and research”