The Chapter of Patras of the S.S.H.M.S. was founded in 1993 at the same time with the foundation of the Scientific Society of Hellenic Medical Students and after a short absence it was open to the public again the May 17, 2010. Since then it maintains an indispensable part of the Medical School of Patras with its enormous range of activities in cooperation with academic and other partners. Today the Chapter of Patras enumerates over 470 active members and we continue stronger !
Checkpoints in the modern history of the Chapter of Patras of SSHMS are the organising of the9th Scientific Congress for Hellenic Medical Students & 7th International Forum for Hellenic Medical Students and Junior Doctors in April 19-21, 2013, at the Conference and Cultural Center of the University of Patras, and the 22nd Scientific Congress for Hellenic Medical Students & 10th International Forum for Hellenic Medical Students and Junior Doctors and the Clinical Course of Internal Medicine for Medical Students and Medical Graduates, in May 13-15, 2016, at the Conference and Cultural Center of the University of Patras.
During each Academic Year, under the auspices of the Chapter of Patras, events are organised based on the needs of the students of the Faculty of Medicine and the hot topics of the society and volunteerism. More specifically, our events are distinguished in four main categories :
The medical students are trained in basic clinical skills, like trauma suturing and fracture immobilisation and in more specialised techniques.
In cooperation with Academic and non Academic Partners the students are educates in First Aid and cases of urgency, and they get informed about the hot topics and the breakthroughs in the Medical field.
The aim of the meetings is to raise awareness among students and society on today’s major issues such us vaccination and organ transplantation.
|Actions of Volunteerism
During the academic year blood donations, street actions and food collection take place under the auspices of the Chapter of Patras.
Clinical Course of Internal Medicine _ CCIM
The Clinical Course of Internal Medicine – CCIM is the biggest event of the Chapter of Patras of SSHMS. It takes place over 4 consecutive years in cooperation with Academic and other partners. It is a three-day seminar which focuses in major issues of Internal Medicine and which includes interactive speeches, round tables and educational workshops for medical students and students of the same field of studies. For more information you can visit the official website of the Clinical Course of Internal Medicine here.