1) To provide primary, secondary
and tertiary health care in otolaryngology to all seeking such help.
2) To maintain state-of-the-art
and balanced clinical programs so that graduates are more than adequately
prepared to practice in any medical setting.
3) To expose residents to
excellent teaching and research processes and to direct them in their
pursuit of research interests so that upon graduation they will possess
the confidence and credentials to consider academic medicine as a career
4) To familiarize medical
students with the specialty so as to provide them with a competent basic
education in primary ENT care, implying various modern teaching tools
including academic lecturing, clinical rounds, multimedia presentations.
5) To maintain and develop a
well balanced student and post-graduate level-assessment prcedures including
clinical, oral, operative, MCQ examinations as well as practical testing
using radiologic material, pathologic specimens, temporal bone and other
cadaveric anatomical specimens, histopathologic slides audiologic, ABR
and ENG graphs etc..
6) To encourage post-graduate
training programs for fellows and residents and to provide post-Graduate
training opportunities and continuing medical education through
departmental courses, meetings and conferences.
7) To increase the levels of
academic, clinical, and research collaborations with other departments in
Alexandria Faculty of Medicine and the university at large, as well as
with other non-Egyptian Otolaryngologic departments and organizations.