Excited that we received dual accreditation [nacional e internacional] of the Academic Unit for Humanities and Health Sciences, Rector Antonio Guzman Fernandez said: “This is the face of the university, so UAZ will continue to be and is an indestructible pillar, regardless of the issues that may be present through his work, everyday life “his life in classrooms and laboratories.”
The Rector considered this date to be historic because “this whole accreditation process ends online, remotely; “We are a generation that has had to face this and it has been done right, innovating, entering a very fast process of adaptation, finding alternatives to spend time in this very difficult circumstance.”
At that time, Guzman Fernandez said, the most important thing is to take care of the health of the university community and their families.
He noted that the dual accreditation granted by the Mexican Council for the Accreditation of Medical Education, belonging to Copa [Consejo para la Acreditación de la Educación Superior] It is a recognition of the teamwork led by Dr. Roberto Nava and his administrative complement, Dr. William Humberto Ortiz Briseo, holder of the Academic Degree Program in General Medicine.
It is important to mention that this is the fourth accreditation received from the Academic Unit for Humanities and Health Sciences of UAZ.
The Rector also gave wide recognition to the institutional work articulated by Dr. Elvira Borjon and to the external also “greater recognition for the teaching staff and administrative staff”.
In the virtual session, Rector Antonio Guzman Fernandez also recognized the vision and commitment of Dr. Vicente Ortega Cisneros (RIP), as the accreditation process began two years ago, under his leadership, at the Academic Unit of Humanities and Health Sciences.
It should be noted that the virtual visit to the external evaluation was carried out from 19 to 23 October 2020 and at the meeting of the Board of Directors on December 1 this year, after reviewing the results of the information provided by the institution and the evaluation report. team and forecasting team, members of the Council, constituted as an accreditation committee, decided by consensus to accredit the above program for five years.
For his part, UAZ Secretary General Ruben de Jesus Ibarra Reyes said that amid the pressure at the end of the year, this was very good news that reflected the work they had as an academic unit and as a program. .
Referring to the students, he stressed that “the work we do is fundamental for you, because studying in a quality program, which has certification and accreditation, opens a very important horizon for your future work. Feel proud to study at a national quality school.
In his speech, Roberto Nava Espinoza, director of the Academic Unit for Humanities and Health Sciences, commented that formalizing accreditation “reflects the work done by our university community for the benefit of medical education.” It includes our faculty, graduates, students and all of us who are at the forefront of this hard work.
In turn, Elvira Borjon, Coordinator for Management and Quality Assurance, considers this a very special day, thanking the authorities who are part of this administration.
He added that “it was a challenge to accredit the programs, it was not easy, taking care of the quality of UAZ was very important, because in these last four years it has allowed me to see how the programs are growing; academic units are improved based on recommendations ”.
In this regard, he said that this program is a challenge because the self-evaluation is very extensive; “There was more than 1,350 pieces of evidence that we had to gather. “I am very happy because a great team was formed and the goal was achieved.”
On the other hand, Alejandro Aguilera Galaviz, Academic Secretary, noted that this is another example of the commitment of professors, managers and students, while acknowledging the “commitment of all” to the accreditation of the Degree in Humanities, which plays an important role in the pandemic scenario. “This should fill all university students with pride.”
Associates from the Academic Unit of Humanities and Health Sciences were present at the institutional information session, as well as members of the assessment team, student members of the Unit Council, the student community and the student community, who recognized the effort to obtain accreditation.