Under the patronage of Assist. Prof. Dr. Dara O. Meran, the President of Hawler Medical University and within the Kurdistan Scientific Research Council grant, the College of Medicine of Hawler Medical University conducted a workshop on the 'Integrated Curriculum in Medical Colleges in Kurdistan Region: Challenges and Opportunities' at Deedaman Hotel on 19 December 2019. The workshop was conducted with the participation of representatives of the Ministry of Higher Education and Scientific Research, Amanj Saeed, and all medical colleges in Kurdistan universities.
During the workshop, the results of the research entitled 'A Perception Study to compare integrated with the traditional Medical Program at the College of Medicine, Hawler Medical University using DREEM' were presented to the participants and each medical college made a presentation about curriculum development in the college. Curriculum developments and the challenges and opportunities of applying integrated medical curriculum were thoroughly discussed and many suggestions and recommendations came out of the workshop.