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Speaking at the Turkish University Hospitals Workshop in the Context of Medical and Health Education in State Higher Education Institutions, the Chairman of the Council of Higher Education (YÖK) Prof. Dr. said that more than 110 thousand students are striving to become physicians in Turkey.

‘Workshop on University Hospitals in the Context of Medical and Health Education in Turkish State Higher Education Institutions’ was held at YOK. Speaking at the opening of the workshop, the President of the Higher Education Council Professor Doctor said, that there are 91 state universities where medical education and training are actively conducted in higher educational institutions. Prof. Dr. state-owned, more than 92 thousand in medical school students, more than 18 thousand students in medical school foundation affiliated to the university stating that he saw the train physicians, physicians noted that students strive to become more than 110 thousand in Turkey.


Stating that one of the most basic elements of social and economic development is to be able to provide health services widely, accessible and effectively, Prof. Dr. “The state and the government of the Republic of Turkey have managed to effectively provide our cherished nation with a widespread health service that has been considered an example on a global scale in recent years,” said. The fact that all segments of society can access these health services, without saying rich-poor, old-young, is another indicator of this success. In recent years, observed in large cities, population density, facilitate access to health services, the increase in the elderly population is rapidly emerging technologies for health reasons such as, on the one hand, an increase in health expenditures, on the other hand, both the structure and financing of health services in the public sector and the private sector in the quest to lead discussions on the issue. The expansion in spending on health services, as well as financial resources allocated to health services remain limited in a frame to provide health services to more effective use of resources and cost efficient financial institutions that control the structures of methods to put forward the need is on the agenda,” he said.

Chairman of the Council Prof. Dr. speech, ‘Turkish Health Research and training center of the University Hospitals in the state universities and the Ministry of Health in Turkey that is not afiliasyon problems and solutions’ on a panel discussion was held. During the second session of the workshop in the afternoon, a second panel will be held on the topic of “Problems and Solutions in Public Universities with a Turkey University Health Application and Research Center (University Hospital)”.

It is aimed to make the decisions taken at the workshop in Turkey into an action plan by sharing them with the relevant institutions and organizations.


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President of Organ Transplant Center at MedicalPark Hospital Antalya

Turkey's world-renowned organ transplant specialist. Dr. Demirbaş has 104 international publications and 102 national publications.

Physician's Resume:

Born on August 7, 1963 in Çorum, Prof. Dr. Alper Demirbaş has been continuing his work as the President of MedicalPark Antalya Hospital Organ Transplantation Center since 2008.

Prof. who performed the first tissue incompatible kidney transplant in Turkey, the first blood type incompatible kidney transplant, the first kidney-pancreas transplant program and the first cadaveric donor and live donor liver transplant in Antalya. Dr. As of August 2016, Alper Demirbaş has performed 4900 kidney transplants, 500 liver transplants and 95 pancreas transplants.

In addition to being the chairman of 6 national congresses, he has also been an invited speaker at 12 international and 65 national scientific congresses. Dr. Alper Demirbaş was married and the father of 1 girl and 1 boy.


Eczacibasi Medical Award of 2002, Akdeniz University Service Award of 2005, Izder Medical Man of the Year Award of 2006, BÖHAK Medical Man of the Year Award of 2007, Sabah Mediterranean Newspaper Scientist of the Year Award of 2007, ANTIKAD Scientist of the Year Award of 2009, Social Ethics Association Award of 2010, Işık University Medical Man of the Year Award of 2015, VTV Antalya's Brand Value Award of 2015.


Doctor of Medicine Degree Hacettepe University Faculty of Medicine Ankara, General Surgeon Ministry of Health Turkey EKFMG (0-477-343-8), University of Miami School of Medicine Member of Multiple Organ Transplant, ASTS Multiorgan Transplant Scholarship. Lecturer at Kyoto University. Lecturer at University of Essen, Research assistant at the University of Cambridge .

Professional Members:

American Society of Transplant Surgeons, American Transplantation Society Nominated, Middle East and Southern Africa Council Transplantation Society 2007, International Liver Transplantation Association, Turkish Transplantation Association, Turkish Society of Surgery, Turkish Hepatobiliary Surgery Association.


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