The first MIE was held in the summer of 2016 with a focus on disaster Management. The program had a total of 18 participants, and was held over the course of 7 days.
MIE officially started with the ice breaking program on Saturday the 6th (Shahrivar), and the first scientific session was held on Sunday from 8 am. The course was initiated by introducing a comprehensive overview by Dr. Moradian and Ms. Rastegarfar. Subsequently, Dr. Behdad Gharib and Mrs. Virinda Dar, who had a record of active involvement in the management of natural and human disasters, had a speech on the understanding of the concept of crisis management.
The third day of the International Summer Medical School in Emergencies and Disasters (MIE) began at 9am on Monday, 8th of Shahrivar, on this day, which was dedicated to the risk assessment of the hospital, Participants visited the Hospital of Tehran Heart Center. This visit included evaluation of structural and nonstructural strength and various components of rehabilitation centers used for treatment. In the second part of the program, Dr. Mehmet Akdogan, from the UN-Habitat Organization, conducted the risk assessment training course.