Posted by on Oct 2, 2015 in Recent News | 0 comments

On Thursday, September 29th, Sagam Community Hospital, Massachuessettes General Hospital, and Maseno University welcomed three students from South Sudan to the residencey program. This multi-facility, collaborative program began with orientation at Maseno University, where it began with warm welcomes from the Dean, Dr. Ouma, Dr. Oyono, and Dr. Magak. The residents were introduced to the university and the programme with included a tour and tea with the Dean.

Afterwards, residents and staff returned to SCH for lunch and then the second part of the orientation commenced. The Chairman and Dr. Rogo gave opening remarks, then Dr. Priyanka Tulshian and Ms. Deborah Rogo (General Manager) took them through the manual with some additional words of wisdom from the matron and Dr. Ouma. The residents then received a full tour and introduction to SCH staff.

The students 

This years class is comprised of three students from South Sudan:

Dr. Duom Simon graduated from Juba University in 2013 in South Sudan. Following medical school, Dr. Ouma finished her internship in Juba, South Sudan and continued working in the medical department in Juba Teaching Hospital.

Dr. Duom Simon graduated from Juba University in 2013 in South Sudan. Following medical school, Dr. Ouma finished her internship in Juba and continued working in the medical department in Juba Teaching Hospital.

Graduating in 2013 from Juba University, Dr. Mawien Tong stayed in Juba, South Sudan. He working as a medical officer (MO) at Juba Teaching Hospital and Toirt Hospital.

Graduating in 2013 from Juba University, Dr. Mawien Tong stayed in Juba, South Sudan. He working as a medical officer (MO) at Juba Teaching Hospital and Toirt Hospital.

Dr. Richard Luate attending medical school at Mbarara University of Science and Technology in Mbarara, Uganda. After graduating in 2013, Luate returned to Juba, South Sudan, where he worked for Juba Evidence Based Medical Services.

Dr. Richard Luate attending medical school at Mbarara University of Science and Technology in Mbarara, Uganda. After graduating in 2013, Luate returned to Juba, South Sudan, where he worked for Juba Evidence Based Medical Services.

First year residents spend the year rotating between inpatient medicine, outpatient care, emergency medicine, and night duty.  Formal and informal learning opportunities are created throughout the week, including journal club, case presentations, didactics, and ER simulations.

 

We look forward to the next four years with these students!