The Mandeville Regional Hospital (MRH) has now boosted its capacity for medical education through the opening of an Internal Medicine Teaching Room which will be used to teach medical students, conduct clinical meetings and review medical journals in addition to formulating and executing research.
The Teaching Room is co-sponsored by the 2014 Board of the Southern Regional Health Authority (SRHA) and proceeds from the book, “Clinical Dialogues in Hospital Medicine” by author Dr. Gabriel Ukala who is also a Consultant Physician and Head of Internal Medicine at the MRH.
Speaking at the opening of the Teaching Room on Friday, May 20, Regional Director of the SRHA, Mr. Michael Bent noted that the SRHA fully supports the initiative which will enhance the delivery of healthcare.
He added that he is confident that the use of the room will contribute to sharpening the skills of the Internal Medicine team. He reiterated the SRHA’s support for initiatives which seeks to enhance service delivery and patient care.
The book, “Clinical Dialogues in Hospital Medicine” is based on Dr. Ukala’s clinical experiences in Jamaica over the years and documents classical medical ward round proceedings. It is a clinical companion which provides clear, simple and systematic approaches to several difficult medical topics.