Managing Director’s Foreword
HE Dr. Hanan Mohamed Al Kuwari
Minister of Public Health
Managing Director of Hamad Medical Corporation
Qatar is a country of boundless ambition. We are lucky to have a highly enlightened leadership that has charted a course for our national development towards an increasingly knowledge based economy in the Qatar National Vision 2030. Our program to become an Academic Health System exemplifies that ambition.
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Foreword from key medical academic leader
Dr. Steven A. Wartman, President and CEO, Association of Academic Health Centers, Washington DC, USA
In the education realm, recognition of the need for substantive curricular change is growing. For example, the new 'Genes to Society' curriculum at the Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine includes a special 'societal component' that emphasizes how individual patient phenotypes may affect the family or community.
Dr. Javaid Sheikh
Dean, Weill Cornell Medical College in Qatar
Qatar has a visionary leadership with a clear commitment to transform it into a knowledge-based society by 2030. Very specific milestones in human, social, economic, and environmental domains have been targeted to achieve this vision.
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