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COMPETENCY EXAM FOR PULMONARY DISEASES

Our Dear Colleagues,

Applications for the 2014 TGHYK Theoretical and Practical Competency Exam must be performed to the Head Office of the Turkish Thoracic Society by completing and submitting the form at toraks@toraks.org.tr or the following link, and by paying the application fee of 20 (Twenty) TL to the bank account mentioned on the form. All applications must be performed by September 15th, 2014, at the latest.

The theoretical part of the Competency Exam will be performed at the 36th National Congress of the Turkish Respiratory Society on October 16th, 2014; while the theoretical part of the Exam will be performed at Ege University’s Department of Medical Education on October 19th, 2014.

We are looking forward to the applications of our colleagues who are interested in taking this exam.


Institutional Certificate of Competency for Residency Education

Our Dear Colleagues,
As a result of the visits and on-site evaluations performed by the Accreditation Commission Members of the Turkish Competency Board for Pulmonary Diseases and by the Observer Representatives of the TTB-UDEK, it was determined that;

the Pulmonary Diseases Department of Celal Bayar University School of Medicine (March 20th, 2014),
the Pulmonary Diseases Department of Ankara Gülhane Military Medical Academy (April 9th, 2014),
the Yedikule Pulmonary Diseases and Pulmonary Surgery Training and Research Hospital (April 16th, 2014), and
the Pulmonary Diseases Department of Dokuz Eylül University School of Medicine (April 24th, 2014),

have fully satisfied the necessary accreditation requirements. These institutions have thus qualified to receive the “Institutional Certificate of Competency for Residency Education" for a period of 5 years.
We thus would like to congratulate the Faculty Members and the Heads of the Pulmonary Diseases Departments at the Celal Bayar University School of Medicine, the Ankara Gülhane Military Medical Academy, and the Dokuz Eylül University School of Medicine; as well as the Chief Physician and Training Officers at the Yedikule Pulmonary Diseases and Pulmonary Surgery Training and Research Hospital. We also would like to thank the Accreditation Commission Members of the TGHYK, who organized and performed the visits to these institutions, for their diligent and meticulous work.
Sincerely,

The TGHYK Steering Committee



Celal Bayar University School of Medicine


Ankara Gülhane Military Medical Academy


Yedikule Pulmonary Diseases and Pulmonary Surgery Training and Research Hospital


Dokuz Eylül University School of Medicine