Curriculum Workshops in Oman

OmanCurriculum Assessment and Workshops in Muscat, Oman

Duration: 2008 and 2009

Location: Muscat, Oman


  • Oman Medical Specialty Board
  • Sultan Qaboos University


Overview: The Sultan Qaboos University in Oman has had a Family Medicine Residency Program since 1997. In November 2006, the Oman Medical Specialty Board (OMBS) was created by royal decree to accredit and oversee the postgraduate medical education in Oman. By the request of OMSB, BUFMGHC faculty performed evaluations of their Family Medicine and Community Medicine residency training program in 2008 and 2009.


  • Examined the Family Medicine curriculum and assessed the training program and training centers
  • Designed and implemented workshops to train participants in the use of competency-based curriculum and assessment for all medical specialty programs and the integration of a faculty development program
  • Revised curriculum content areas, such as mental health