Chiang Mai University

6th International Medical Challenge |12th - 15th Jul 2019


BASIC TO CLINICAL PHYSIOLOGY

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What is CMU-IMC?
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Welcome message from CMU-IMC 2019 President

Mr. Thanathorn Jearanaikulvanich
President of CMU-IMC 2019

Competitors, advisors and all of our observers, welcome.

My name is Thanathorn Jearanaikulvanich, and it's my privilege and pleasure on behalf of the Chiang Mai University International Medical Challenge (CMU-IMC) to cordially welcome you.

CMU-IMC has been held for 5 consecutive years, starting from...
CMU-IMC 2014: Pathophysiology and Pharmacology
CMU-IMC 2015: Basic to Clinical Biochemistry
CMU-IMC 2016: Basic to Clinical Anatomy
CMU-IMC 2017: Basic to Clinical Hematology and Transfusion Medicine
CMU-IMC 2018: Basic to Clinical Infectious Disease
Our organizers have been working hard to improve both the academic and non-academic activities.

In the 6th year of CMU-IMC, we have come around a full circle as this year’s competition will be held under the topic of “Basic to Clinical Physiology”.
Physiology is the key and basis to all medical knowledges. And together along with its application, are essential for doctors to be able to understand and wield them in their medical practice.

You, our knowledgeable guest, will witness not just a thrilling and challenging physiology competition but also the charm of the alluring city of Chiang Mai. Authentic and attractive ancient traditions along with delicious signature cuisine are waiting for you to experience. Our schedule are filled with fun and enjoyable activities to participate and establish new friendships.

In this year, not only are we hosting the 6th year of CMU-IMC but also the celebration of the 60th Anniversary of the Faculty of Medicine, Chiang Mai University. So don’t be surprised at how grandiose the events are going to be.

You, our knowledgeable guest, will witness not just a thrilling and challenging physiology competition but also the charm of the alluring city of Chiang Mai. Authentic and attractive ancient traditions along with delicious signature cuisine are waiting for you to experience. Our schedule are filled with fun and enjoyable activities to participate and establish new friendships.

It is with the deepest pride and greatest pleasure that we, the staff of the Faculty of Medicine, Chiang Mai University honorably welcome you as our much-loved guest to our campus. We enthusiastically await for your arrival.

Prepare yourself to be challenged, excited and inspired.

          

Thanathorn Jearanaikulvanich
President of CMU-IMC 2019

What is CMU-IMC?

CMU-IMC stands for 'Chiang Mai University International Medical Challenge'.

It is an annual international academic competition held by the Faculty of Medicine at Chiang Mai University. The competitors are medical students from various countries around the world.

In 2014, the first CMU-IMC was held as a part of the 55th Anniversary of the Faculty of Medicine at Chiang Mai University on the theme of ‘Pathophysiology and Pharmacology’, and has been held annually since then with a different topic each year.
Biochemistry was the topic of CMU-IMC 2015, Anatomy in 2016, Hematology and Transfusion Medicine in 2017 and Infectious diseases in 2018.

This year, the theme of CMU-IMC 2019 will be 'Basic to Clinical Physiology'.

By joining the event, you will not just earn medical knowledge but also friendship and experience from other participants.

Why the CMU-IMC 2019 for you ?

CMU-IMC 2019 will take you to the impressive medical challenge ever ! Starting with the MCQ round to the grand final, you will gain a lot of medical knowledge from the competition. You will not only get the academic knowledge but also the friendship from other competitors all over the world, you can develop your ability to exchange the knowledge, perspective and experience together. Furthermore, you will touch the unique culture, but traditional and beautiful nature of Chiang Mai through our activities, too. All of the exclusive experiences are waiting for you at the CMU-IMC 2019!

Schedule

  1. 12th Jul - Arrival Day
  2. 13th Jul - MCQ Round / Special lecture Day
  3. 14th Jul - Chaing Mai tour Day
  4. 15th Jul - Stage Round Day
  5. We recommend you to book a flight back to your hometown on 16thJuly 2019


References

  1. Hall JE. Guyton and Hall textbook of medical physiology. 13th ed. Philadelphia: Elsevier; 2016.
  2. Boron WF, Boulpaep EL, editors. Medical physiology. 3rd ed. Philadelphia: Elsevier; 2016.
  3. Koeppen BM, Stanton BA, editors. Berne & Levy physiology. 7th ed. Philadelphia: Elsevier; 2017.
  4. Kliegman RM, Stanton BMD, St Geme JW, Schor NF, editors. Nelson textbook of pediatrics. 20th ed. Philadelphia: Elsevier; 2016.
  5. Jameson JL, Fauci AS, Kasper DL, Hauser SL, Longo DL, Loscalzo J, editors. Harrison's principles of internal medicine. 20th ed. New York: McGraw-Hill Education; 2018.
  6. Goldman L, Schafer AI, editors. Goldman-Cecil medicine. 25th ed. Philadelphia: Elsevier; 2016


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