A total of 56 medical doctors graduated from the University of Cape Coast School of Medical Sciences last Saturday.
This year’s graduation, according to the Vice Chancellor of the University, Prof. Joseph Ghartey Ampiah brings to a total of 299 doctors trained by the UCC SMS since its inception in 2007.
Speaking at the ceremony which marked the first session of the 51st congregation of the university and the 6th graduation ceremony of medical doctors from the university, Prof. Ampiah said the UCC Medical School in order to keep up with top medical schools in the world has established contacts with top notch universities around the world in the areas of medical education and research.
Professor Ghartey Ampiah said by dint of hard work and effective collaborations with these international institutions, the UCC medical Scholl has gained recognition and visibility across the globe for their exceptional health training methods.
“Consistently, the school has recorded over 95% pass rate in the professional examination. It is gratifying also to note that over 60%of our first batch of doctors are in various stages of postgraduate training. The school coached a team of students who contested and placed second at the seventh inter-Medical School Public Speaking Competition” Professor Ampiah announced.
Admonishing the new doctors, the Vice Chancellor urged them to serve their clients with diligence and with the best of care as they would for themselves, calling on them to at all times remain calm and cheerful with their patients.
SOURCE: KOJO DEI/ATL FM NEWS