Professor Thin Thin Nwe (Professor and Head )

M.B.,B.S, M.Med.Sc (Internal Medicine), MRCPI, FRCPI,

FRCP (Glasg), FRCP (Edin), FRCP (London),

Dr.Med.Sc (General Medicine), Dip.Med.Ed.

1.Brief  History of the Department

History Of Our Department

The Department of Medicine was established in May 1965 with three staff. Dr Myo Thwe, as Assistant Lecturer stationed at the Medicine Department of the Defence Services General Hospital. Major Tin Ohn was appointed as head of the department (part time) and Capt. Mya Oo as clinical tutor (part time.) The first introductory course for 3rd MBBS class was given on 18th May 1965. In December 1966, Maj. Tin Ohn was promoted as the Professor and Head (part time) and Dr. Aung Than Batu joined the department as a Lecturer in late 1966. In November 1970, Dr. Myo Thwe was promoted as a lecturer, when Dr. Aung Than Batu was promoted to the post of Clinical Professor and Head of the Medical unit at North Okkalapa General Hospital.

Since that time three teaching units became established, each unit headed by Prof, Tin Ohn,    Prof. Aung Than Batu and Dr. Myo Thwe respectively with one assistant lecturer, three clinical tutors and part time teaching staffs from the respective hospitals. When Prof. Aung Than Batu was appointed as Director General of the Department of Medical Research in September 1977,          Dr. Myo Thwe was promoted as the clinical Professor, and then to the professor and Head in September 1978, when Prof. Tin Ohn left for Malaysia on a secondment basis. Lt. Col. Mya Oo, then lecturer, was promoted to the post of Clinical Professor and then to the post of Professor and Head in November 1987.With gradual expansion of the department, a new professorial unit was established in Sanpya Hospital, Thingangyun in July 1997 in addition to the teaching unit in North Okkalapa General Hospital and Defence Services General Hospital. By 1998 the department offers General Medicine and several subspecialty services, Nephrology, Cardiology, Hematology, Gastroenterology, Hepatology, Neurology, Respiratory, Diabetology, Dermatology, Oncology, Physical Medicine & Rehabilitation and Psychiatry.

The research unit of malaria has been established since 1991, in collaboration with the Department of Medical Research. In addition to the undergraduate courses, the department has been conducting postgraduate courses, M. Med. Sc (Int. Med) since 1975, Dr. Med. Sc (Gen. Med) since 1997 and Diploma in General Practice since 1998. Diploma in General Practice was replaced by Family Medicine since 2003. Department of Endocrinology was established in 2012 and          Dr. Med. Sc (Endocrinology) course conducted in 2014. Prof. Than Than Aye was acting as Emeritus professor and with Prof U Ko Ko endocrine unit was carrying out its academic activities. At 2015, Prof. Chit Soe organized to establish an authentic diploma course of the University of Medicine 2, Yangon. This course, namely “Diploma in Communication and Medical Ethics” is very famous for soft skills course in Medicine. Since 2018, Prof. Myo Lwin Nyein, Professor and Head, established the UM2 MRCP(UK)-PACES center and now our department is hosting two diets per year.

 

 

  1. Former Heads

Prof. Myo Thwe
M.B.,B.S, F.R.C.P (Ed), F.A.C.T.M (Ohio), D.T.M&H (Eng)
1978-1978

 

He is one of the very famous physicians in our Medical Profession. He created a fund to give the Myo Thwe Gold Medal Awards for those who had distinctions in Medicine at final exam in every year.

Prof. Mya Oo
M.B.,B.S, F.R.C.P (Ed)
1987-1991

 

He is very famous general and renal physician in our country. He is excellence in clinical teaching and clinical reasoning. He was also appointed as Deputy Minister of the Ministry of Health.

Prof. Ko Ko Hla
M.B.,B.S, M.R.C.P (UK)
F.R.C.P (Ed),
Dr.Med.Sc (General Medicine)
1991-2000

 

He is very famous of his being humble and patient not only on his students but also on his staffs and his patients.

Prof. San Mya
M.B.,B.S, M.Med.Sc (Int.Med.)
F.R.C.P (Ed),
Dr.Med.Sc (General Medicine)
2000-2005

She has a very prominent characteristic of intelligence and wisdom.

Prof. Khin May Ohn
M.B.,B.S, M.Med.Sc (Int.Med.)
F.A.C.T.M,
Dr.Med.Sc (General Medicine)
2005 (Feb)-2005 (July)

 

She is very patient and interested in hiking and many other sports. She was appointed as Rector of University of Nursing, Yangon.

Prof. Tin Tin Aung
M.B.,B.S, M.Med.Sc (Int.Med.)
M.R.C.P (UK), F.R.C.P (Ed)
2005 (July)-2006 (Oct)

 

She is very intelligent and she is one of the very few physicians of Myanmar who passed MRCP at first stroke at England Centre during their times.

Prof. Than Than Aye
M.B.,B.S, M.Med.Sc (Int.Med.), D.T.M&H (London), M.R.C.P (UK), Dr.Med.Sc (Gen.Med.), F.R.C.P (Ed)
2006-2013

She is very academic and curious minded. She is a very famous general physician and also a diabetologist and an endocrinologist

Prof. Chit Soe
M.B.,B.S, M.Med.Sc,
Dr.Med.Sc (General Medicine)
M.R.C.P (UK), F.R.C.P (Edin), Dip.Med.Ed
2013 (Dec)-2016 (Mar)

 

He is very talented and innovative. He is very famous as a founder of proper teaching of soft skills in Medical fields. He is a creator of an authentic diploma course of University of Medicine 2, Yangon, which is known as “Diploma in Communication and Medical Ethics”.

Prof. Myo Lwin Nyein

M.B.,B.S, M.Med.Sc (Int.Med.),

F.R.C.P (Edin), D.T.M&H (Lond.)

2016 (Mar)-2019 (Feb)

His characteristics are honest and contented. He is a founder of MRCP-PACES center of UM2 since 2018.

Group Photo of Full Time Staff

    1. Courses running by Department of Medicine

     

    • Undergraduate courses
      • B.,B.S courses
    • Postgraduate courses
      • Med.Sc (Internal Medicine) courses
      • Med.Sc (General Medicine) courses
      • DCME (Diploma in Communication and Medical Ethics) courses

     

    1. Aim and objectives of Department
    • Our vision
      • To be center of excellence
    • Our mission
      • To nurture workforce to develop center of excellence
    • Our core values
      • Reflection, Sharing, Creativity
    • We believe in learning, growing and developing as a way of achieving our vision.
    • We learn by reflecting the experience.
      Without reflection, experience is just a lesson.
      It may be a best teacher, best teacher can only teach, but learning is by learner.

    (စာေပဗဟုုသုုတ ဖတ္ရွဳက်က္မွတ္ရံုုမဟုုတ္ စဥ္းစား ဆင္ျခင္ ေတြးေခၚရန္လိုုအပ္သည္။)

    • We grow by sharing our learnings.
      Without sharing, benefit of learning is limited.
      Knowledge is power, but sharing is foundation of knowledge.

    (အသိပညာမွ်ေ၀မွသာ အလင္းသည္ အေမွာင္ထက္အားမ်ားေပမည္။)

    • We develop by creation out of learning.
      Without creation, learning is least effective.
      Creation is a tool for change. It is not the strongest of the species that survives, nor the most intelligent, but the one most responsive to change. (Charles Darwin,1809)