am extremely proud and privileged to assume the role of Dean, and I do so with
respect, humility, and a great sense of responsibility. I view this role as a
very important personal mission, and I come to it with a strong desire to
contribute - especially during these difficult and challenging times.
dean, I will strive for excellence in research and teaching, and promote the
health of the Negev population. At the same time: I will strengthen the
human resources of both the Faculty and the region by educating outstanding
health professionals and researchers and encouraging them to pursue their
careers in the Negev’s medical centers, community clinics, labs, and
will promote innovative, cutting-edge, multidisciplinary research aimed at achieving
groundbreaking scientific achievements and develop new academic programs and
management processes focused on improving the Faculty and its teaching
must adapt to the future and change our teaching methods. I plan to
institute innovative teaching methods, incorporating social media communication between
students, their patients, and their instructors, and replacing some courses’
frontal lectures with group teaching and independent learning in various
formats including recorded lectures and interactive media.
will lead the Faculty as it trains the next generation of health professionals
and researchers in keeping with its trademark spirit: together we will continue
to teach our students to consider their patient's psychological and social
backgrounds, and not just their medical problems.
Faculty has had a longstanding commitment to the Negev population, and together
with our student union, ASRN– Association of Health Sciences Students in the
Negev, I will strive to deepen the Faculty's involvement with underprivileged
populations and disadvantaged communities.
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