Research Day 2020

RUMC Research Day 2020 The Annual RCSI & UCD Malaysia Campus Research Day is back! This exciting event will showcase recent research activities by the academic staff and students of the university, including our adjunct staff at various Ministry of Health Hospitals. [su_box title=”Highlights” box_color=”#007aff”] Oral & Poster Presentations Best RUMC Student Presentation Special Speaker The Ultimate…

The Ultimate Research Day Challenge 2020

The Ultimate Research Day Challenge 2020 How well do you know study designs? Put your detective skills to the test and contribute to evidence generation. What is the Ultimate Research Day Challenge? It is a challenge among individual students to see who can screen the most number of abstracts to identify randomized controlled trials, using a…

Class of 2022 White Coat Ceremony

Doctors-In-Training Return to Malaysia 112 Medical Students Receive White Coats, to Commence Clinical Years It goes without saying that the road to becoming a doctor is paved with ambition, discipline, and dedication from the get-go. But perhaps above all, it begins with the right drive. That is what makes RCSI & UCD Malaysia Campus (RUMC)…

Penang Down Syndrome Association Open Day (PDSA)

The Penang Down Syndrome Association (PDSA) is a registered non-profit organization formed in 1999 to meet the needs of parents and children with Down Syndrome. In conjunction with PDSA’s 20th anniversary on 17 November 2019, an open day was held to raise awareness about Down Syndrome and introduce the association’s activities to the general public….

Malaysian-Irish Partnership in Family Medicine Training

An adequate supply of well trained Family doctors is essential to achieving universal health coverage for the Malaysian population. Family doctors working in the community are the best first contact for all patients’ physical, pyschological, emotional and social needs; providing care close to the patients’ homes and at a cost that is affordable.They offer the…

RUMC Conferring Ceremony 2019

The road to becoming a doctor is a long one; paved with ambition, discipline, and dedication from the get-go. However, perhaps above all, it begins with the right drive. On top of academic excellence, a medical student’s motivation in pursuing a career in medicine is paramount. For 86 medical students, the first leg of their…

Essential Breastfeeding Skills Workshop

Organised by RCSI & UCD Malaysia Campus (RUMC) in collaboration with World Alliance for Breastfeeding Action (WABA) a Making Penang Breastfeeding Friendly initiative On January 2019, RCSI & UCD Malaysia Campus (RUMC) hosted a successful dialogue with 36 participants from 24 different confinement centres in Penang. We came to understand what type of educational needs…

Essential Breastfeeding Skills Workshop

Organised by RCSI & UCD Malaysia Campus (RUMC) in collaboration with World Alliance for Breastfeeding Action (WABA) a Making Penang Breastfeeding Friendly initiative On January 2019, RCSI & UCD Malaysia Campus (RUMC) hosted a successful dialogue with 36 participants from 24 different confinement centres in Penang. We came to understand what type of educational needs…

Essential Breastfeeding Skills Workshop

Organised by RCSI & UCD Malaysia Campus (RUMC) in collaboration with World Alliance for Breastfeeding Action (WABA) a Making Penang Breastfeeding Friendly initiative On January 2019, RCSI & UCD Malaysia Campus (RUMC) hosted a successful dialogue with 36 participants from 24 different confinement centres in Penang. We came to understand what type of educational needs…

Aspiring Doctors

What’s next after IB or A-Levels? Keen on pursuing a career in medicine? We invite you to journey with us and discover the doctor within. Experience hands-on demonstrations, gain insights on life as a medical student, talk to our academics, and find out what it takes to succeed as a medical student. This programme is…

MInTFM Talk by Prof David Whitford

Talk by Professor David L Whitford on the Malaysia-Ireland Traning Programme for Family Medicine (MInTFM) Date: 27 April 2019 (Saturday) Time: 8:00am – 8:30am [Registration & Breakfast], 8:30am – 9:00am [Briefing] Venue: ILKKM Sungai Buloh Target Group: Medical Officers interested in Family Medicine Training (Parallel Pathway). To register: http://tiny.cc/MINTFM For more information: please contact Dr…

One Health Field Training

The World Health Organisation and Centres for Disease Control have identified zoonotic infections as a risk to human health as highlighted by diseases such as ebola, SARS and H5N1. The concept of One Health is an acknowledgment of the interplay between human, animal and environmental health. There is currently a One Health network worldwide encouraging…

Workshop on Developing a Protocol for a Cochrane Systematic Review 

Cochrane Malaysia conducted a workshop on developing a protocol for a Cochrane Systematic Review from 6-8 August 2019 at RCSI & UCD Malaysia Campus. Cochrane Trainers from RUMC – Professor Jackie Ho, Dr Tan May Loong, Associate Professor Foong Siew Cheng and Dr Foong Wai Cheng conducted the workshop. It covered what is required to…

News: Class of 2021 Return from Dublin for Clinical Years

It goes without saying that the road to becoming a doctor is paved with ambition, discipline, and dedication from the get-go. But perhaps above all, it begins with the right drive. That is what makes RCSI & UCD Malaysia Campus (RUMC) students stand out from the rest. On top of having students of academic excellence, the cornerstone of…

RCSI & UCD Malaysia Campus Charity Carnival & Open Day

  RUMC Students & Staff are hosting a Charity Carnival and Open Day on 3rd March 2019 (Sunday). The flagship event of the year for the University is open to the public for a small coupon fee that will help fundraise for a few charities, connect with the community and help the public learn about…

RUMC News: KAMY’s Nationwide Hop

It has been a busy year since the establishment of Kangaroo Mother Care Advocates Malaysia (KAMY) in March 2017. This national level non-governmental organisation is led by the Paediatric Department of RCSI & UCD Malaysia Campus (RUMC) and has its official address in RUMC. Kangaroo Mother Care or now known as Kangaroo Care was declared…

Medical Careers Day Kuala Lumpur 2019

23 February 2019 (Saturday) – SAVE THE DATE Offering guidance to participating students, Medical Careers Day will cover knowledge before applying for medicine, studying abroad vs studying locally, life after medical school and career pathways of a medical doctor. You will gain insight into speciality selection and life as a practising doctor. Workshop and activities will…

The Ultimate Research Day Challenge 2019

Welcome to the Ultimate Research Day Challenge 2019 How well do you know study designs? Put your detective skills to the test and contribute to evidence generation. What is the Ultimate Research Day Challenge? It is a challenge among individual students to see who can screen the most number of abstracts to identify randomized controlled trials,…

News: A New Initiative between Academia and the Community

While Penang is known to have a progressive and modern population, traditional confinement practices after childbirth remains inherently important among women of all ethnic groups here. These customs which are culture-specific focus mainly on the mother’s well-being after childbirth. In the past, this was done in the mothers’ own home but a new trend has been the development of…

RUMC Annual Research Day 2019 (Updated)

RUMC Research Day 2019 The Annual RCSI & UCD Malaysia Campus Research Day is back! This exciting event will showcase recent research activities by the academic staff and students of the university, including our adjunct staff at various Ministry of Health Hospitals.   [su_box title=”Highlights” box_color=”#007aff”] Oral & Poster Presentations Prizes for Best Student Presentations Special Speakers…

The Star Online: A Shot in the Arm for Medical College

RUMC (formerly Penang Medical College) recorded a historical milestone with its upgrading to university status, marking it as Malaysia’s 10th Foreign University Branch Campus. The conversion was approved by the Education Ministry in March with the full name Royal College of Surgeons in Ireland (RCSI) and University College Dublin (UCD) Malaysia Campus. In short, it…

The Sun Daily: Irish Skills and Education Minister officiates launch of RUMC campus

GEORGE TOWN: Ireland is keen to tap the research grants available in the European Union (EU) and share them with educational and research partners here in Malaysia, Irish Minister for Education and Skills Richard Bruton said today. It is the only predominantly English-speaking nation in EU after Britain opted out of the union, he added….

Future Doctors Graduate from PMC, Conferred by NUI, RCSI and RCPI

GEORGE TOWN, 1 JULY 2018 – Today, almost 130 students graduated from Penang Medical College (PMC), now RCSI & UCD Malaysia Campus. Globally recognised Medical degrees (MB BCh BAO)and Master in Health Research postgraduate degree were conferred to students by the National University of Ireland Chancellor, Dr Maurice Manning. Licentiates were awarded to medical graduates…

130 PMC Students Graduate with Medical and Postgraduate Degrees

GEORGE TOWN: Some 130 students from Penang Medical College graduated today with Medical Degrees and Masters in Health Research postgraduate degrees at its 13th graduation ceremony. The ceremony held at the Equatorial Hotel here was attended by National University of Ireland chancellor Dr Maurice Manning accompanied by Royal College of Surgeons in Ireland (RCSI) executive…

World No Tobacco Day Celebrations 2018

RCSI & UCD Malaysia Campus (formerly Penang Medical College) and Cochrane Malaysia actively participated in the Penang State World No Tobacco Day celebration at the Youth Park on the 24th of June 2018. Our booth aimed to spread awareness about evidence-based ways to quit smoking. Alexander Lim Ket Thong emerged as the winner of the…

Two Leading Educational Institutes Host Convocations

Parents, relatives and spouses have gathered at the Eastin and Equatorial Hotels in the Bayan Baru area for the occasion. GEORGE TOWN: Two leading educational institutions here held their annual convocations where thousands of bouquets and graduation paraphernalia went on sale here. Such novelty items have become a huge seasonal item, especially during graduations, birthdays…