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[CME]: Board Members Dr. Aram Chobanian and Dr. Edgar Housepian Honored by Yerevan State Medical University.

October 29, 2010

By Hambartsum Simonyan

FAR board members Doctor Aram Chobanian, President Emeritus of Boston University and Chairman of Yerevan State Medical University’s Board of International Advisors, and Doctor Edgar Housepian, Professor Emeritus of Columbia University and FAR founder, were recently given YSMU’s highest medals of honor.

Between October 6th and 10th, the medical school held a series of events, concluding a year of celebrations centered around its  90th Anniversary.

They included research symposiums, thematic conferences, workshops, social programs, the contemporary art exhibition “Optimizm”, as well as the presentation of certificates of acknowledgement and major awards. Dr. Chobanian and Dr. Housepian were honorable guests of the celebration, recognized for their great work with FAR’s Continuing Medical Education Program.

FAR has collaborated with YSMU on the CME program since it was founded in 2005.

Dr. Aram Chobanian Receiving
YSMU’s Highest Medal of Honor

Aram Chobanian_

Credit: Hambartsum Simonyan

Dr. Edgar Housepian Receiving
YSMU’s Highest Medal of Honor

Edgar Housepian

Credit: Hambartsum Simonyan

CME gives doctors from Armenia’s rural areas the opportunity to enhance their modern medical knowledge and practice.  These doctors have the opportunity to learn about innovative approaches and methodologies from top healthcare providers in Yerevan free of cost. CME also holds symposiums throughout the year.

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