RAK Medical and Health Sciences University is First Medical University in the UAE to Obtain Five Stars in QS Stars Rating     College of Pharmacy at RAK Medical and Health Sciences University has obtained dual national and international accreditation for its Bachelor of Pharmacy program from the American Council for Pharmacy Education (ACPE) and the Commission for Academic Accreditation (CAA)     All Programs are accredited by Ministry of Education, UAE.    All our programs are recognized by the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia.


Strategies in accomplishing the mission:

The core function of CEDAR is to play a key role in the

  • Preparation of the teacher (facilitator) and thereby preparing the learner

Preparation of teacher:

  • Organizes regular Faculty development programs to equip them with sound pedagogy.
  • Enables the teachers to adopt best teaching practices and bring out the best in themselves as teachers.
  • Encourages the teachers to regularly define and monitor the learning outcomes of the educational programs.
  • Motivates the faculty to update and improvise the assessment system, by regular evaluation and review mechanisms.
  • Develops feedback techniques for trainers and trainees.
  • Shares current issues in medical education
  • Encourages research in medical education
  • Encourages publications in the area of medical and health sciences education.
  • Imparts motivation and builds team spirit.
  • Enhances the overall professional development.
  • Encourages periodic review of the curriculum and facilitate the process.

Preparation of Learner

  • Works in close cooperation with the institutional committees to help and develop, the curriculum based on the needs analyses and feedback of the student.
  • Optimizes student learning and achievement of educational outcomes.
  • Promotes professionalism by conduction of learning modules and demonstration by role play.
  • Institutes reliable and valid assessment strategies for testing achievement of competency.

Preparation of the milieu:

CEDAR will work closely with other important committees to:

  • Ensure adequate faculty
  • Optimize infrastructure in terms of space and equipments
  • Start courses in medical education
  • Provide dynamic support in curriculum development,
  • Assist evaluation of programs and review mechanisms.
  • Institute quality assurance systems in collaboration with the IRO.