About the Organizing Institutions

Hamad Medical Corporation

Hamad Medical Corporation (HMC) is the main provider of secondary and tertiary healthcare in Qatar and one of the leading hospitals in the Middle East.

For more than three decades, HMC has been dedicated to delivering the safest, most effective and compassionate care to all its patients. HMC manages twelve hospitals – nine specialist hospitals and three community hospitals – as well as the National Ambulance Service and home and residential care services.  In January 2016, HMC achieved the significant distinction of becoming the first healthcare system across the globe to have all its hospitals accredited by Joint Commission International under the Academic Medical Center accreditation program. 

HMC is leading the development of the region’s first academic health system – combining innovative research, top-class education and excellent clinical care – and is committed to building a legacy of healthcare expertise in Qatar. HMC is also the first hospital system in the Middle East to achieve institutional accreditation from the Accreditation Council of Graduate Medical Education – International (ACGME-I), which demonstrates excellence in the way medical graduates are trained through residency, internship and fellowship programs. 

World Academic Council for Emergency Medicine

The World Academic Council for Emergency Medicine (WACEM) was inaugurated under the leadership of Academicians from Japan, Nepal, Sri Lanka, Europe, Singapore, India, United States and the UK in 2016. The World Academic Congress of Emergency Medicine will be the annual meeting of WACEM and will be called WACEM. WACEM 2018 will be the 4th Congress, building on the success of previous congresses held in 1.) AIMS, New Delhi, India 2.) Bengalaru, Karnataka, India and 3.) Colombo, Sri Lanka.

Indo-US Health & Medicine Collaborative

The Indo-US Health & Medicine Collaborative (INDUSEM) began as an academic effort, by a coalition of Universities and Experts in 2005, as an Intercontinental Institutional Partnership Initiative based on a Non Colonial Model. It was founded by the All-India Institute of Medical Sciences (AIIMS), New Delhi, India and Emergency Medicine, University of South Florida (USF), Tampa, FL, USA. INDUSEM started with the support of the State University of New York, Downstate Medical Center and Baroda Medical College along with the Drs. Kiran and Pallavi Patel Foundation for Global Understanding. Today this partnership enjoys the support of Innovators, Institutions and International Agencies across the World. The Focus is to Advance Patient Centered Initiatives in Education, Research and Care using Institutions of Learning in Health and Medicine across the World. INDUSEM is a Voluntary Movement which brings together academic innovators who work collaboratively and creatively to advance science and knowledge.

Over the years INDUSEM Leaders have used in majority their personal resources and quality expertise to advance health via education, research and quality patient care. Sustaining Public Health and Policy Development is an important part of this creative endeavor. Leadership, Innovation and Entrepreneurship are key fundamentals for growth and INDUSEM believes in fostering progress of individuals and the institutions of Innovation. The collaborative promotes exchange of knowledge and mutual development between Academic institutions, individuals and agencies in India, United States and the World.