5th DDK Workshop for Internal Medicine

24 March 2021

On March 13 and 14, 2021, the DDK workshop for internal medicine took place for the fifth time in the Medical Simulation Education Center, MediSkillsLab. The aim of the two-day event was to give as many students as possible the opportunity to learn and practice the physical examination on each other, which had to be canceled due to the online lessons in the winter semester.

The initiative was announced in all three programs, which included 62 third-year students, 39 Hungarian and 24 foreign students.

On Saturday and Sunday from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m., learning and teaching took place in 3-hour shifts, in 3 rooms, in 3 languages, in small groups.

Despite the increased workload and secondment due to the worsening pandemic, the weekend workshop was taught in Hungarian, English and German by 7 clinical lecturers and 14 demonstrators in the fourth, fifth and sixth years.

When organizing and carrying out the event, the organizers paid particular attention to compliance with the epidemiological restrictions.

The feedback from the students from all three programs was extremely positive: the students found that the learning opportunity offered by the workshop was, under the current circumstances, gap-filling and maximally effective. Many highlighted the advantages of learning in small groups and teaching peers, the willingness and helpfulness of the demonstrators and lecturers.

The student feedback has shown that there is a great need for similar workshops in the future.

The organizers of the 5th DDK workshop for internal medicine were: Patrick Nimmler, demonstrator in the fourth year for the German and English students, Aida Kerbeche demonstrators in the fourth year for the Hungarian students, Dr. Judit Sebők, Dr. Gergő Molnár (II. Clinic for Internal Medicine and Nephrological, Diabetological Center), Dr. Ágnes Koppán (Department of Languages for Biomedical Purposes ​​and Communication).

Participating lecturers:

Dr. Bolba Nóra, Dr. Cseh Judit, Dr. Kun Szilárd, Dr. Márkus Bence (2nd Department of Internal Medicine and Nephrology, Diabetology Centre), Dr. Sándor Barbara, Dr. Tótsimon Kinga (1st Department of Internal Medicine), Dr. Buda Ágnes (Department of Obstetrics and Gynaecology).

Participating demonstrators:

Kovács Enikő (5th year), Kósa Dániel (5th year), Kintli Orsolya (5th year), Fekete Krisztina (5th year), Patrick Nimmler (4th year), Koppán Miklós (4th year), Felber Marika (5th year), Lisa Weisshaar (4th year), Kerbeche Aida (4th year), Tóth Péter Olivér (4th year), Samar Sumrain (6th year), Laith Alfalahat (6th year), Vincent Thomsen (4th year), Jonathan Natalis (4th year).

We would like to thank all organizers, lecturers, demonstrators, participants and employees of the MediSkillsLab for their unparalleled cooperation and excellent work.

We thank Dr. Andrea Tamás, president of the circle of demonstrators, and Dr. Czopf László, Vice-Dean for Education, for their support in organizing the workshop.


Kerbeche Aida

Patrick Nimmler

Organizing demonstrators


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