2nd ASIAN DEANS SUMMIT 2013

2nd ASIAN DEANS’ SUMMIT 2013 – SUMMARY

The 2nd ASEAN Medical Dean’s Summit was held on 1st December 2013 at the Faculty of Medicine, University of Malaya. The summit was attended by delegates comprising of Deans and, or their representatives from 12 medical schools in the ASEAN region.

These medical schools which initiated the 1st ASEAN Medical Deans’ Summit in Bangkok, 2012 will become the founding members of the ASEAN Medical Schools Network and will form the board of committee. However, all ASEAN medical schools are welcomed to participate in activities organized by the network. Professor Udom Kchintorn was elected as the chairman of the board which will commence immediately from 2013/2014 to 2014/2015. The Faculty of Medicine Siriraj Hospital, Mahidol University, Thailand volunteered to become the host for the secretariat. Meanwhile, the following universities will lead the four divisions (working groups) in the ASEAN Medical Schools Network.

Education: University of Malaya (Malaysia)
• Research: National University of Singapore (Singapore)