Courses for Insurance Medicine
Insurance Medicine

Jan 10, 2018, 8:07:46 AM

Ankara, Turkey

Prof. Dr. Tayfun Aybek was born on the 6th of November, 1967 in Eskişehir, Turkey. He was graduated from Cerrahpaşa Medical Faculty in 1990. He specialized in Cardiovascular Surgery and became an associate professor at Johann Wolfgang Goethe University in Frankfurt, Germany. Currently, he is the head of the Cardiovascular Department of TOBB ETU University in Ankara, Turkey.

00 90 850 532 6249

TOBB ETÜ Hastanesi, Yaşam Caddesi No:5 Söğütözü 06510 Ankara

Courses for Insurance Medicine Training & Observership Proposal

TOBB ETÜ (University of Economics and Technology) Medical Faculty is becoming a renowned global brand, featuring state of the art technology, experienced medical specialists and special units able to treat rare diseases and special types of heart disease. The hospital is located in the „heart“ of capital city, Ankara.

TOBB ETÜ Hospital has 140 beds and eight operating rooms, providing medical services in more than 20 branches, alongside various intensive care and diagnosis units. The hospitals employs more than 72 physicians, who are experts in their field and is accredited by ISO and Joint Commission International. The special architecture of the hospital allowing patients to reach and benefit from emergency room, outpatient clinics, laboratories, radiology and operation rooms easily and rapidly.

Hospital trust, respect and patient satisfaction was adopted as basic principle in healthcare. With its institutional identity, Private TOBB ETU Hospital aims to become a model health institution both in the national and international level.

TOBB ETÜ Medical Faculty Health Professionals are working together with Fizyomer Rehabilitation Center and SAS Centre for Pediatric Rehabilitation. Both of Centers provide innovative treatment methods like robotic rehabilitation as well as Neuro Sensory Activation via auditory processing for children.

Purpose & Process

Purpose :

Physicians (MD, DO) practicing Insurance Medicine work within the fields of life, health, disability and long term care insurance. Medical Directors analyze medical records of applicants to determine insurance risk and to evaluate life and disability claims.

Insurance Medicine also provides opportunities for doctors to take on administrative roles, perform analytical research, and provide training for non-physician underwriters. Some Medical Directors are involved in product development and the marketing aspects of their company’s product line. Doctors practicing Insurance Medicine must be well versed in primary care and need expertise in interpretation of electrocardiograms (especially necessary for Life Insurance). A number of Medical Directors or Doctors for Insurance Medicine have specialty training in Internal Medicine subspecialties such as cardiology, oncology and pulmonary medicine. In addition to a fund of general medical knowledge, Medical Directors or Doctors for Insurance Medicine receive training on life expectancy estimation and risk assessment. Based upon current health assessment, a Medical Director predicts the probability of survival many decades into the future. The TOBB ETU Medical Faculty gives a program for new Medical Directors or Doctors for Insurance Medicine at the courses held each year in the fall. Additional training is largely provided on the job.

Process :

The format of the meeting will be a 4 weeks workshop consisting of lectures, studies with lectureres as well as practice in the departments of Cardiology, Cardiovascular Surgery, Internal Medicine, Anesthesiology, Gynaecology practical follow-up of patient consultations and bedside practices as well as roundtable discussions. Much time will be allocated to questions, answers and discussion in order to set up an intimate interactive workshop.

Package Content

Outline of the Program:

4 weeks program will be defined depending on number of participiants

Conditions :

For 4 weeks full education program we have 2 options :

Option Nr. 1 4800 USD/Week per attending physician including :

- the training/observership program

- transfer from/to the airport

- accomodation of the physicians
at 4* Hotel & breakfast (7 nights)

- Lunch & Dinner offered in the hospital premises

- translation fees for the program

Option Nr. 2 4000 USD/Week per attending physician including :

- the training/observership program

- transfer from/to the airport

- Lunch offered in the hospital premises

- translation fees for the program

For the first option, TOBB ETÜ University, Medical Faculty agrees on receiving the physicians attending the program as its guests and will provide an accommodation in an 4*hotel directly opposite the hospital.

Timing of the trainings will be defined a.s.a.p upon the availability and agreement of both parties.


  Private room
  SPA & wellness
  Nursery / Nanny services
  Free Wi-Fi
  Safe in the room
  TV in the room
  Phone in the room
  Translation services
  Insurance Assistance

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Prof. Dr. Tayfun Aybek


00 90 850 532 6300

+90 534 520 53 17 (Telegram)

TOBB ETÜ Hastanesi, Yaşam Caddesi No:5 Söğütözü 06510 Ankara