Summer and Winter School for International Medical Students in Plastic Surgery
2010 - 2011
Sohag, Egypt

Program Overview


Summer: 26 June - 10 July 2010

Winter: 26 January - 8 February 2011

(Special arrangements of dates is possible)


Scientific Program:
2 weeks training (6 days per week)

1 Overview of plastic surgery specialty
2 Wound Management
3 Suturing Techniques and suture materials
4 Burn Management
5 Basics of reconstructive surgery
6 Skin tumors
7 Overview Craniofacial anomalies
8 Finger tip injuries

Training workshops:
- Basic Surgical skills (scrubbing, gowning, assisting, holding and using
surgical instruments, hemostasis,..…..).
- Suturing Techniques (on models).

Activities you will practice by yourself and master it:
Burn Dressings.
Wound management.
Wound closure with different suturing techniques.
Minor operations (excision of skin lesions,...)
Working in operative rooms.
Assisting in operative procedures.

Activities you will actively share in:
Assisting in all other department activities and operations.

Weekly evaluation:
In order to maximize the benefit of the training course, the student will be
subjected to evaluation of knowledge acquired and surgical skills gained at
the end of the 2 weeks as regarding to the following items by oral
discussion, short mcq exam and clinical examination
There will be gift for the student with best results

Objectives of the training period:
1. Understanding the specialty of plastic surgery and its scope.
2. Developing basic surgical skills.
3. Surgical instruments (identification, handling, sterilization)
4. Identify different suture materials and their optimum use.
5. Mastering management of burns and wounds.
6. Understanding basics of reconstructive surgery for tissue loss
in defferent parts of the body
7. Managing facial trauma.
8. Management of skin tumors and precancerous skin lesions
9. Spot lights on different congenital anomalies.

All medical students from allover the world

Medicine is studied in Egypt in English language
All lecturers and communications with doctors will be in English


University Guest House

The Fees:
250 Euro: (to be paid on arrival).
Fees will cover:
course and workshop.
of participation.
for 2 weeks in Sohag.
and lunch.
social and cultural programs in Sohag (as indicated in the detailed

transportations (pick up from the airport, trains to and from Sohag city).

Egyptian Visa:
A touristic visa is needed.
You can contact nearest Egyptian embassy
For Europe and USA, the visa can be issued on entrance at the airport in

For More Information and Registration:

Application Form


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