Update on Activities in the next 3 months (January to March 2017)

1. Academic activities

a. Final exams for the Fall semester

b. Repeat exams for students who failed in previous years

c. Smooth transfer of medical students to other schools

2. Budget of 2017

a. Submitting budget of medical school (2017) by an accounting firmfrom Dallas TX

Highlights: salary of faculty, benefits, research, new equipment, publication, continuing medical education for faculty and philanthropic donations (new income) for the activities of the TTU medical school

3. Holidays activities: celebration of Tet

4. Preparations for the Spring semester

a. Meeting of the faculty council of the School of Medicine  (February 4th 2017)

b. Activities on the first day of the Spring semester (February 6th 2017)

c. Meeting of the dean with each chief of department and faculty focusing on teaching methods, correlation with clinical applications, preparations of students for mid-term and final exams, in comparaison with same activities at Indiana University and New York Institute of Technology school of medicine (NYIT), research and publications, etc

d. Review of inventory of all equipment of the medical school

5. Hospital clerkship

Review the condition of clerkship at major affiliated hospitals

a. National hospitals (to be discussed at faculty meeting)

b. Preparations for clerkship at American hospitals (to be discussed at faculty meeting)

6. Research and publications projects of faculty and students

a. On-going project: manuscript being reviewed Evaluation of coronary flow conditions in Complex Coronary Artery Bifurcations Stenting using Computational fluid dynamics: Impact of Final Proximal Optimization Technique on Different Double- Stent Techniques by Gianluca Rigatelli 1, Marco Zuin 2, Fabio Dell’Avvocata 1, Dobrin Vassiliev 3, Ramesh Daggubati 4, Thach Nguyen 5 , Nguyen Viet Thang (TTU School of Medicine), Nicolas Foin6

b. Ongoing project: Publication of Practical Handbook of Advanced interventional cardiology (5th edition by Wiley Blackwell, Oxford UK)

c. Extramural clerkship of medical students (healthcare facility and factory)

7. Meetings in VN and abroad

Students from Tan Tao University School of Medicine participated in the Great Wall International Congress of Cardiology in Beijing.

a. March 3, 2017. The 2017 E.C. Moore Symposium will be held at the Indiana U Purdue UI Campus https://ecmoore.iupui.edu/CFP

b. March 17-19 2017 Washington DC American College of Cardiology annual scientific meeting TTU Students should attend.

c. March 27th to April 2ndPulmonary HTN workshop inHochiminh city and Hanoi VN (Gaurav Kumar, RajiveTandon, TN)

d. March 30 to April 2nd China Interventional Therapeutics meeting in Beijing, China

8. Financial aid and scholarship

Review of applications of scholarship for TTU medical students