Doha: 05 October, 2022 – The Surgical Research Department at Hamad Medical Corporation recently hosted the Medical Scientific Research Symposium with a participation of 250 healthcare professional including physicians, nurses and allied healthcare professionals who work in patient research related fields at HMC. The symposium was organized by the Surgical Research Department under the leadership of Dr. Abdulla Al Ansari, Chief Medical Officer and Director of Surgical Research at HMC and was held from 26 September until 4th of October 2022.
During the symposium Dr. Ahmad Abdulrahman Shuqair, Director of Kidney and Urinary Diseases Center in the University of Mansoura in Egypt and Chief Editor of The Arab Magazine for Urinary Diseases presented a number of lectures and applied training workshops covering medical scientific research, research ethics, medical scientific publishing, writing and publishing methods of scientific papers.
“Medical research is one of the three pillars of HMC along with Health and Education. It is also one of the most important elements of the academic vision for HMC being a distinguished research center, and the vital role of medical research in ensuring HMC is providing the best healthcare service for patients and visitors.
We provide all the professional and training support needed to develop the medical research system in HMC to increase the research achievements in the medical field.” Al Ansari said.
“The program of the symposium was held in several facilities within HMC including, Al Wakra hospital, Hazm Mebeireek General Hospital, Hamad General Hospital and Itqan Clinical Simulation and Innovation Center to allow the maximum participation opportunity. The symposium included training participants through discussing applicable examples of reading and criticizing medical research.” Said, Dr. Omar Abu Marzouq, Deputy Chief Medical Officer at HMC.
Dr. Abu Marzouq noted that medical research is key to develop healthcare measures provided to patients and to make a positive change in clinical practices and to improve care pathways for patients.