• Good Morning MIE!

    Breakfast in ETDC building

  • A day with UN-Habitat

    Laleh park DM center

  • Iran UNIC director visits MIE

    Ms. Dotsenko, Iran UNIC director

  • Hospital structural safety visit

    Tehran Heart Center

  • After a long day

    Tehran Heart Center

  • Leaning the basics of Emergency Medicine

    TUMS skill lab

  • ACLS training

    TUMS skill lab

  • Suturing workshop

    TUMS skill lab

  • Simulation day

    Imam Khomeini Hospital Complex

  In the spring of 2018, MIE2018 was held with 2 new topics added to Disaster Management, Emergency Medicine and Psychology in Disasters. The School took 9 days, including theory classes and practical activities. We had medical students participating from Iran, Germany, Austria and Bulgaria. It is also of note that national and international organizations such as UN-habitat, MSF, and Red Crescent supported the program and certified it. 

  On the first day of the program, an opening ceremony was held followed by icebreaking activities and group games to welcome the participants and create a friendly environment. Second day was dedicated to visiting Reza Abbasi Museum and Saad Abad Palace.

  After two days of recreational programs, the first official day of the school started by a thrilling lecture given by MSF representative, Dr. Mathew Screve. In the afternoon, a 3-hour class around the topic of Triage in Disasters was headed by one of the main co-organizers of MIE, Kaveh Same.  

  In the 4th day, the participants were divided into 2 groups, with interchanging programs between “hospital rotation” and “psychology workshops”. In hospital rotation, students visited the Emergency Room of Sina Hospital and became familiar with different parts of the ER. Dr. Payandemehr, chief of the ER, and supervisor of MIE’s emergency program, explained about how everything works in different parts of ER like the resuscitation room and outpatient operating room.

  In the psychology part, 2 workshops were held, namely Mindset and Bystander . The two were presented by two of the other co-organizers of MIE, Mahsa Mayeli and Aryan Ayati. These workshops were designed by and under the supervision of Dr. Phillip Zimbardo, professor of psychology in Stanford University. The two workshops proved to be of the most popular parts of the school. 

Prof. Zimbardo Introducing MIE 2018

  On the next day of the school, a lecture was presented by Iranian Red Crescent Society in the morning, followed by 3 classes on Disaster Management (DM): Introduction to DM, Disaster Risk Assessment, and Incidents in DM, all headed again by three of the co-organizers of the program; Negar Moradian, Reza Roozdar, and Kaveh Same.

  6th day of the school was entirely scheduled and run by UN-Habitat. We had the privilege to their expert team of lecturers teaching the participants the basics of structure safety and more on the subject of Disaster Management. In the afternoon, the students visited Tehran Heart Center in order to experience the topics learned on structural safety through the day first hand. The day had another great surprise which was a visit from Iran UNIC director Ms. Dotsenko.


MIE 2018 Certificate


Certificate Co-signers


Program Directors

  Recognizing the importance of having at least a basic knowledge on the subject of Emergency Management for all healthcare professionals, the next part of the program was dedicated to this subject. This part of the course was held in the medicine school’s skill lab in TUMS and all along the goal was to minimize the theoretical lectures and therefore maximize the chance to learn and perform the tasks practically on the models in the lab. In the course of the two days dedicated to emergency medicine, the participants learned the basics of how to deal with trauma and cardiac arrest in patients and practiced technics such as BLS, ACLS, IV line, suturing, intubation and etc. 

  On the last day of the program, participants put all their knowledge into the test with a simulation covering both DM topics and the basics of Emergency Medicine in the form of various scenarios. Afterwards with the closing ceremony and dinner, the summer school officially ended.