Our University’s Faculty of Engineering Department of Medical Engineering faculty member Assist. Prof. Özgül Tok has been granted the Life Sciences Award in Think Global Forum 2018 for her work in the biomaterial field.
Organised by our School of Medicine, the Academic Enrichment Sessions host many speakers on different subjects in each month and April’s session was crammed as always.
The Division of Biomedical Imaging Research and Improvement organised many events in April.
Our Faculty of Health Sciences Department of Nursing was accredited by the Association for Evaluation and Accreditation of Nursing Programs (HEPDAK) until 2021.
Hosted by our Faculty of Health Sciences Department of Nutrition and Dietetics, the 8th National Healthy Life Congress brought dietitians and dietitian candidates together again.
“An Up-to-Date Look on Cancer Rehabilitation Symposium” organised by our Faculty of Health Sciences Department of Physiotherapy and Rehabilitation was held on 30 March 2019.
Organised by our faculty of medicine, the academic enrichment sessions host many speakers on different subjects and this month’s session was crammed as always.
The gastronomic meetings organised by our Vocational School Culinary Program hosted Chef Elif Edes Tapan and Raife Polat, Food Historian and Culture Researcher and Slow Food Rain Borek Union member this month.
“2nd Symposium of Simulation and Advanced Technology in Medical Education” organised by Acıbadem University Medical Students’ Association was held on 23-24 March 2019.
“Flirting and Concept of Consent” was discussed in the meeting organised by Acıbadem University European Medical Students’ Association (EMSA).
“A Journey from New Generation Diets to Sustainable World Diets” by our Nutrition and Dietetics Club10.5.2019
The meeting titled “A Journey from New Generation Diets to Sustainable World Diets” organised by our Nutrition and Dietetics Club students was held with the attendance of our Dean of Faculty of Health Sciences and Head of Department of Nutrition and Dietetics Prof. Murat Baş.
The seminar organised by our Faculty of Health Sciences Department of Nursing of was held on 25 March 2019. The seminar was attended by our School of Medicine Department of Forensic Medicine faculty member Prof. Işıl Pakiş as a speaker. Prof. Pakiş informed the participants with her speech titled “Forensic Nursing”.
2nd Advanced Imaging Symposium organised this year by our Health Services Vocational School (HSVS) Medical Imaging Techniques Programme was held on 17 March 2019.
Prof. Gülen Arslan Leid from Norway Haukeland University came to our campus with the invitation of Prof. Nurdan Tözün, our School of Medicine (SoM) Head of Department of Internal Medicine and Prof. Murat Saruç, SoM Department of Internal Medicine faculty member.
Within the events of 14 March Medicine Day, our university hosted Istanbul University Istanbul Faculty of Medicine Department of Internal Medicine Division of Rheumatology faculty member Prof. Ahmet Gül on 14 March 2019.
“14 March Medicine Day Celebrations” organised by our School of Medicine was held on 12 March 2019 with the attendance of faculty members and students.
The meeting titled “Understanding and Managing Generation Y” organised by our Health Management Club was held on 12 March 2019.
1st Prehospital Emergency Care and Emergency Symposium was held with the collaboration of our Health Services Vocational School (HSVS) First and Emergency Aid Program, our Faculty of Medicine (FoM) Department of Emergency Medicine and Paramedic Association of Turkey (PARDER).
Our School of Medicine hosted Dr. Mustafa Seçkin from Ludwig-Maximilians University Department of Neurology10.5.2019
The conference titled “Cognitive Impairment Evaluation in Alzheimer’s Disease Using Eye Tracking” was held with the attendance of Dr. Mustafa Seçkin from Ludwig-Maximilians University Department of Neurology as a speaker on 5 March 2019, Tuesday.
Our Health Services Vocational School Audiometry Program students organised an event in the honour of World Hearing Day
Our School of Medicine 2017 alumni Dr. T. Bora Cengiz shared his experiences about his career process abroad.
Prof. Dr. Abdurrahman Coşkun, from School of Medicine Department of Medical Biochemistry, was one of the authors of the research article which is awarded the EFLM ABOTT award by the largest laboratory medicine federation in Europe, European Federation of Clinical Chemistry and Laboratory Medicine (EFLM). In addition, Prof. Dr. Coşkun was selected a “Corresponding Member” to Traceability working group at the International Federation of Clinical Chemistry and Laboratory Medicine (IFCC), largest laboratory organization in the world.
Prof. Dr. Yeşim Işıl Ülman, from School of Medicine Department of History of Medicine and Ethics, attended the 13th Molecular Biology Weekend Symposium, organized by Boğaziçi University Molecular Biology and Genetics Club, on 23rd-24th February 2019. Prof. Dr. Ülman attended the symposium as a guest speaker.
Faculty of Health Sciences Department of Physiotherapy and Rehabilitation’s yoga event was held t the university gym on 16th February 2019, with contributions from Turkish Physiotherapy Association. Physiotherapist Serhan Bulut was the trainer at the event.
ACUMEDAK, an ACU student club, had different events in February.
Symposium was co-organized by Acıbadem University School of Medicine Scientific Research Society, Marmara University Scientific Research Society and Bahçeşehir University Scientific Research Society. School of Medicine and Faculty of Engineering Students attended the event.
Institute of Social Sciences Medical Sociology Programme (with thesis, without thesis) welcomes students who wants to specialize in the field. Programme is the first and only program in Turkey.
The main topic of the annual Rare Diseases Symposium was “Achondroplasia”.
Institute of Social Sciences Clinical Psychology Programme with Thesis received its first students in 2016. In 2019, the programme gave its first graduates.
Faculty of Arts and Sciences Department of Psychology 4th year student became the national champion in Turkish University Sports Games Arm Wrestling Championship 70kg weight-category. The championship took place in Antalya between 22-26th February 2019.
4th Sociology Colloquium: “Rethinking Cooperatives in the 21st Century: Agricultural Producer and Consumer Cooperatives in Turkey”28.3.2019
In the 4th colloquium, Turkey’s current agricultural issues and cooperatives as a solution were discussed.
Project coordinated by School of Medicine Department of Medical Microbiology faculty member Asst. Prof. Sinem Öktem Okullu is awarded funding as part of TÜBİTAK 1001 programme.
“8 Mart 8 Kadın” play was staged on 6th March 2019 at the Conference Center for 8th March International Women’s Day by ACU Theatre Club in collaboration with ASUMA.
IGEM (International Genetically Engineered Machine Competition) Information Session for new teams was hosted at Acıbadem University on 9th February 2019.
“Gastronomy Talks”, organized as part of the “Media and Gastronomy” class at the Vocational School Department of Culinary, brought together students with different topics and speakers in the field.
February topics of “Career Meetings in Physiotherapy”, organized by the Faculty of Health Sciences Department of Physiotherapy and Rehabilitation, were “Being a Physiotherapist in Spasticity Surgery” and “Being the Physiotherapist of Paralimpic Athletes”.
“ISPE Biotechnology Workshop” was organized by the collaboration of Acıbadem University, Turgut Pharmaceuticals and ISPE – International Society for Pharmaceutical Engineering Turkey on 15th February 2019.
School of Medicine Campus Meetings hosts different speakers from different fields every month and it was full, again, in February.
Uludağ Medical Simulation Wars (USIM-WARS), organized as part of “TÜBİTAK 4004 Natural Sciences Education and Science Schools Support Programme” and for the first time in the field, March qualification rounds took place between 1-3 March 2019 at Uludağ University Good Medical Practice and Simulation Center (USIM).
International Meeting for Simulation in Healthcare (IMSH) conference, accepted as the most prestigious scientific gathering in healthcare simulation every year, took place in San Antonia, the USA between 26-30th January 2019 with this year’s theme “Redefining & Redesigning”.
2nd Life Sciences hosted by Acıbadem University Molecular Biology and Genetics Club (ACUGEN) took place on 9th February 2019 with great participation.
Signing Ceremony for funded projects under the “Industrial Doctorate Program” took place with the participations of TÜBİTAK Director Prof. Dr. Hasan Mandal and Minister Varan, on 24th January 2019.
High school student interested in science got together at the High School Winter Science Camp.
Our university hosted HASALMUN, which is an English simulation of United Nations, with participations of high school and university students.
Dr. Aral Sürmeli, student at Harvard T.H. Chan School of Publich Health MPH Program, shared his experiences with students.
Rectal Cancer Treatment Consensus Meeting brought together expert physicians and faculty working in the field.
Florida Tech Biomedical Engineering faculty member Dr. Mehmet Kaya attended the seminar organized by the Faculty of Engineering Department of Medical Engineering, on 3rd January 2019.
Acıbadem University Medical Students Association Medical Education Branch organized “Feedback and Advocacy Training” on 4th January 2019.
Prof. Dr. M. Erkin Arıbal, faculty member at Acıbadem University Department of Radiology, was awarded Automated Breast Ultrasoun (ABUS) GE Healthcare’s ABUS Retrospective Research Grant. Prof. Dr. Arıbal is the only Turkish scientist to be presented with this award.
Campus Meetings, hosted by the School of Medicine, includes different speakers and topics; and December Campus Meetings was rich and attracted attention.
ORPHEUS perspective was discussed in the “Graduate Advisor in Biomedicine and Health Sciences Training”, organized by Institute of Health Sciences on 24th December 2018.
“Biodesign as a Clinical Innovation Method” Conference, organized by Adnan Menderes University Science and Technology Research and Application Center, took place in Aydın City Strategic Planning and Innovation Center (AİSYEM) Conference Hall.
23rd Biomedical Science and Technology Symposium (BIOMED2018-TR), organized by Biomaterials and Tissue Engineering Association, was hosted by Acıbadem University on 15-16 December 2018 in collaboration with Acıbadem University and ODTÜ Biomaterials and Tissue Engineering Center of Excellence (BIOMATEN).
Selin Pomak, senior at Faculty of Helat Sciences Department of Nursing, became the İstanbul Champion at Adults Mevlana Week Taekwonda Championship in İstanbul, on 1-2 December 2018.
Algorithmic Therapeutic Oncology on organized by the Department of Molecular Biology and Genetics, Faculty of Arts and Sciences was held on December 17, 2018.
Acıbadem University Pharmacy Students Association (ACUPSA) organized a COPD event on 21st November 2018 and welcomed the Chief Physician and Pulmonologist Prof. Dr. Çağlar Çuhadaroğlu.
“Design for Medicine” project competition was held between 15-16th November 2018 with 60 students from various universiity, in partnership with Autodesk and with contributions of Acıbadem University Incubation Center and Biodesign Center.
Prof. Dr. Yaşim Işıl Ülman’s book “Galatasaray Tıbbiyesi” is in the popular science platform of The Science Academy, Sarkaç.31.12.2018
Our faculty member, the head of department of History of Medicine and Ethics Prof. Dr. Yeşim Işıl Ülman’s book “Galatasaray Tıbbiyesi” was covered in History of Science Institution, The Science Academy’s popular science platform Sarkaç and evaluated by science historian Osman Bahadır.
Seminars organized by the Department of Medical Engineering brings together students and speakers talking on various subjects.
First of the Turkish Society for Electron Microscopy 2018-2019 Scientific Meetings was hosted by School of Medicine Department of Histology and Embriology.21.12.2018
Meeting that brings together society members scientist working on biomaterials and biological sciences in microscopy fields, was held on 15th November 2018 and included presentations of Prof. Dr. Vasıf Hasırcı and Prof. Dr. Nesrin Hasırcı.
In the book “Medical Education for Medical Students”, member of the faculty of the School of Medicine Assoc. Prof. Levent Altıntaş conributed to the book chapter with his chapter writing on “Basic Concepts of Medical Education”.
Campus Meetings, hosted by the School of Medicine, includes different speakers and topics; and in November Campus Meetings content was rich and attracted attention.
5th Medical Education Day, hosted by School of Medicine, took place between 16-17th November 2018. This year’s theme was “Medical Education in Field”.
“Congenital Heart Diseases Family Guide”, written by Prof. Dr. Ersin Erek of School Medicine Department of Cardiovascular Surgery, is published. The book aims to serve as a guide to individuals and their families who has to live with congenital heart diseases for their entire life and many specialists contributed to content.
School of Medicine Year 6 student Int. Dr. Ece Nokay participated in 12th Transplantation 2018 with oral presentation.23.11.2018
School of Medicine Year 6 student Int. Dr. Ece Nokay presented his research “Use of Blue Kidney in Transplantation”, mentored by Prof. Dr. İbrahim Berber and Prof. Dr. Ülkem Çakır, at 12th Transplation 2018 Congress organized by Turkish Transplantation Centers Coordination Association on 18-21th November 2018, in Trabzon.
School of Medicine Year 5 student Ulukan Cenal participated in 12th Transplantation 2018 with oral presentation.23.11.2018
School of Medicine Year 5 student Ulukan Cenal presented his research “Distribution of Multiple Artery and Vein Presence in S878 Kidney Donor among Seven Geographical Region in Turkey”, mentored by Prof. Dr. İbrahim Berber and Prof. Dr. Ülkem Çakır, at 12th Transplation 2018 Congress organized by Turkish Transplantation Centers Coordination Association on 18-21th November 2018, in Trabzon.
School of Medicine Year 6 student Int. Dr. Barış Bengür presented abstract “Factors Associated with Complications in Immediate Breast Reconstruction in One-Stage with Completely Submuscular Implants”, mentored by Altuğ Altunkaya, at International Breast Cancer Conference - BREASTANBUL 2018 Congress on 18-21th November 2018, in İstanbul.
IGEM 2018 Acıbadem İstanbul Team wins bronze medal in IGEM 2018 Universities cetgory of prestigious competition.23.11.2018
Acıbadem İstanbul Team won bronze medal out of 316 schools in Universities category in one of the most prestigious competitions in Medical and Genetic Engineering, International Synthetic Biology Competition “International Genetically Engineered Machine” – iGEM 2018, organized by Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) IGEM foundation in Boston Massachusetts, USA between 24-28 October 2018.
November 10th Atatürk’s Commemoration Ceremony, prepared by Department of Atatürk’s Principles and History of Turkish Revolution, took place at Acıbadem University Conference Center.
Director of Acıbadem University CASE and Vocational School M. Emin Aksoy, PhD was elected as the president of NASCE (Network of Accredited Skills Centers in Europe) at the meeting in Copenhagen on 5th October 2018.
Acıbadem University 2018-2019 Academic Year Opening Ceremony took place on 24th September 2018 at Kerem Aydınlar Campus. Every year, the beginning of a new academic year at Opening Ceremony, and this year, the opening lecture was given by Acıbadem University Board of Trustees Member Prof Dr. Metin Çakmakcı.
Acıbadem University School of Medicine welcomed new students with “Phase I Welcoming Program” event at Kerem Aydınlar Campus Conference Center on September 17, 2018
Rare Diseases and Orphan Drugs Application and Research Center ACURARE joined European Joint Programme Rare Disease-(EJP RD) project call, announced by European Commission in “Horizon 2020 Work Programme 2018-2020” document under Personalised Medicine category.
Mobile health application HERA (Health Recording App), received 95.000 Canada dollar grant from Grand Challenges Canada Bold Ideas with Big Impact Fund, supported by the government of Canada.
Founding Rector Prof. Dr. Necmettin Pamir and the Dean of School of Medicine Prof. Dr. Yasemin Alanay Enters “100 Turkish Scientists who Influenced Medical Sciences” List4.10.2018
The founding rector of our university and head of Department of Neurosurgery Prof. Dr. Necmettin Pamir and the Dean of School of Medicine Prof. Dr. Yasemin Alanay ranked among the successful Turkish research working at respected research institution in the research “100 Turkish Scientists who Influenced Medical Sciences” by Turkishtime magazine.
Acıbadem University School of Medicine History of Medicine and Ethics / Graduate School of Health Sciences Bioethics Department joined EACME23.7.2018
Acıbadem University School of Medicine History of Medicine and Ethics Department/ Graduate School of Health Sciences Bioethics Department was accepted as associate member to EACME – European Association for Centres of Medical Ethics on July 2nd, 2018.
Faculty member Koray Özduman, M.D., Prof. was awarded the Brainlab Award by the American Association of Neurological Surgeons (AANS)12.6.2018
School of Medicine Department of Neurosurgery Koray Özduman, M.D., Prof. was awarded the 2018 Brainlab Award by the American Association of Neurological Surgeons (AANS) at the Congress of Neurological Surgeons(CNS) from 28 April to 2 May 2018. We congratulate our faculty member.
The Honorary Consul-General of the Netherlands has included the The Honorary Consul-General of the Netherlands has included the internship experiences of our Erasmus + Program students in their newsletter12.6.2018
The Honorary Consul-General of the Netherlands has included the internship experiences of our Erasmus + Program students in their newsletter
SHAER Project Team Members got together in Acibadem University, Istanbul, on May 28 - 30, 2018. SHAER (Storytelling for Health: Acknowledgment, Expression and Recovery) is an internationally collaborated project focusing on Gender Based Violence. The Project Attendees are Jenevieve Mannell, Ayesha Ahmad, Yesim Isil Ulman, Lida Ahmad, Shazana Andrabi, Lobna Salem, Sharli Anne Paphitis, Peter Hughes. Members of the History of Medicine & Ethics Department attended the meeting as well.