Bezmialem Vakif University: Enhancing Medical Education and Research Through Collaboration

Bezmialem Vakif University is a leading, nonprofit, private educational and health care organization founded by the Turkish Directorate General of Foundations. Bezmialem Vakif University and the Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine have been working together to enhance the learning experiences of medical students through curriculum enhancement and the implementation of scholarly concentrations programs.

How We Work Together

  • Consult with Bezmialem Vakif University faculty on how to best empower medical students to acquire the skills and attitudes needed to engage in self-directed, faculty-mentored scholarly experiences and research projects.

  • Select senior students from Bezmialem Vakif University to engage in clinical elective experiences at The Johns Hopkins Hospital in Baltimore, Maryland, in the U.S.

  • Facilitate Johns Hopkins faculty traveling to Bezmialem Vakif University each year to teach clinical curriculum. 

What Our Affiliate Says

During the last seven years, Bezmialem Vakif University has been able to move forward in improving scholarly thinking in medical education through our collaboration with Johns Hopkins. We are proud of our collaboration with the Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine.

Dr. Rumeyza Kazancioglu, rector of Bezmialem Vakif University

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