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In a celebration of academic achievement, excellence in Clinical service and medical education, the college commemorated its 8th Faculty of Clinical Sciences Day on Tuesday, 26th of September, 2023. The event aimed to showcase the College and Faculty’s sustained vision to shaping tomorrow’s Medical Environment through Excellence in Education, Clinical Service, Research and Technological Innovation.
In his welcome remarks, the College Provost and one time Dean of the Faculty, Prof. Abiodun Adewuya represented by his Deputy, Prof. Olufemi Idowu emphasized the importance of technological evolution in shaping the future of medical renaissance and healthcare.
“This faculty has remained consistently paramount in the vanguard of Clinical sciences and this occasion is an opportunity to reflect on this journey and stand at the threshold of a new health era empowered by Artificial Intelligence” he stated.
The Vice Chancellor LASU, Prof. Ibiyemi Olatunji-Bello (mni, NPOM) speaking through the DVC Administration, Prof. Adenike Boyo appreciated the efforts and support of the College as her administration recently reached the ‘2 years in office’ milestone.
She also highlighted the significance of the transformative potential of the Faculty day theme – Artificial Intelligence saying “We must leverage on AI and find ways to harness its potential to improve the overall deficiency of medical services and practice”.
A Pivotal moment of the event was the faculty day lecture that centered on the Faculty Day theme “Role of Artificial Intelligence in Medicine & HealthCare, where distinguished Professor of Radiology, Professor Victor Adetiloye shed more light on the trending topic of A.I and its impact on the ever-evolving landscape of medical and Clinical education.
The Special Guest of the Occasion, the Chief Medical Director of the Lagos State University Teaching Hospital Prof. Adetokunbo O. Fabanwo cheeringly felicitated with the faculty in his good will message where he also nostalgically recounted stories of the faculty’s early days.
In addition to the educational component, the Faculty of Clinical Sciences Day also served as a platform for recognizing outstanding achievements in clinical education. Awards were presented to faculty members who have demonstrated excellence in teaching, curriculum development, and research.
The Dean, Faculty of Clinical Sciences. Prof. Kikelomo Lolade Wright enthusiastically appreciated the efforts of past provosts, deans and heads of departments in the faculty saying, “It’s been 15 years since our first Inaugural lecture in 2008 and just like other editions, we have conveyed today to reflect on the journey of the faculty and exchange opinions about evolving and contemporary initiatives relating to health”.
The celebration of the Eighth Biennial Faculty of Clinical Sciences Day underscores the understated contribution of clinical educators in the Lagos State University College of medicine in shaping the future of healthcare in our great Nation.
With a decade long steadfast vision of shaping tomorrow’s Medical Environment through Excellence in Education & Clinical Service, LASUCOM’s Faculty of Clinical Sciences has proven said vision and this year’s Faculty Day provided an opportunity to acknowledge and celebrate the tireless efforts of these educators and their immense contributions to achieving it.