The State Council for Professor Title seized the records of the Minister of Health Nguyen Thi Kim Tien to reconsider the same number of accredited professors and associate professors.
According to Nguoi Lao Dong, among the 1,226 dossiers eligible for being recognized as professors and associate professors this year, many dossiers must be reconsidered. The health sector has 19 records, including records of Health Minister Nguyen Thi Kim Tien.
Prof. Dr. Pham Gia Khanh – Chairman of the Council of Professors for Health Professions in 2017, former Director of the Military Medical Academy, said: “How many files do you have left? Consider what specific circumstances I do not dare to say because there is no agreement between the chairman of the academic council and the team. According to Prof. Khanh, the general policy is that the State Council for Professor Title will report the results and consult with the Prime Minister.
Previously, in the case of Health Minister Nguyen Thi Kim Tien, public opinion questioned her focus time for management, not involved in teaching, but still review professors? Quality professors professors are guaranteed?
Professor Pham Gia Khanh said about the teaching criteria Ms. Tien trained three doctors, four masters degree and is training three graduate students. She is a lecturer at the University of Medicine and Pharmacy in Ho Chi Minh City, and is the head of two departments, teaching at the National Institute of Nutrition. The Minister has 2 monographs, 3 textbooks, 3 reference books and 2 manuals. As for scientific research, Tien has hosted two state-level research projects, the number of ministerial-level subjects has been accepted as 6, and fifteen grassroots-level projects.
Nguyen Thi Kim Tien has 91 scientific articles, 14 posts in international magazine ISI, total high points (34,38). At the same time, the title of professor only requires 20 points. Ms. Tien has 2 monographs, 3 textbooks, 3 reference books and 2 manuals. As for scientific research, Tien has hosted two state-level research projects, the number of ministerial-level subjects has been accepted as 6, and fifteen grassroots-level projects. Overseas, the head of the medical profession is a two-term visiting lecturer at Oxford University.
Mr. Nguyen Xuan Truong – Chief of the Office of the Ministry of Health – said academic circles in the world have noted with more stringent regulations in Vietnam, so can not the minister not recognize the professor? According to Nguyen Xuan Truong, research and teaching of Minister Tien affect the management time is not right, because she is also a scientist.
When asked: “Do you have the time to do research and teaching to get enough time?” Mr. Xuan Truong replied that the minister still teaches and lectures at universities, health facilities. It is the knowledge that is not in the field but the reality of the whole industry. According to Truong, two managerial and research jobs support each other better in transferring experience to the next generation.