DHPE in a few lines
It is: professional, accelerated, feasible and affordable.
Professional; focuses mainly on professional skills, rather than abstract theories, highly needed for medical educators like teaching/learning skills, curriculum design, and students’ assessment.
Feasible; mainly a distance learning course that allows students to stay in their home institutions and learn interactively through e-learning.
It costs only $ 2000 which covers the tuition fees, books, and evaluation and certification costs.
Description of DHPE
• The DHPE is an annual 44-week credit-hour based program, conducted through distance learning.
• It is formed of 7 blocks, six weeks each. In each of the units, various contributing disciplines are organized around a central theme.
• The overall theme of the curriculum, which provides coherence to the program as a whole, will be ‘The competencies required for an educationalist in the health professions domain’.