Delegation of 20 Deans from Leading Medical Colleges of Kazakhstan visit Gulf Medical University
Ajman: Gulf Medical University, the region’s leading private institution owned and managed by Thumbay Group, was visited by a team of delegates from Kazakhstan, which included 20 deans and heads of leading medical colleges on Tuesday, February 7, 2023. The visiting delegation was accorded a warm welcome by the university’sChancellor Professor Hossam Hamdy, faculty, staff and students. They were briefed about the innovative programs offered to students, staff and faculty while discussing collaboration opportunities that can potentially strengthen learning outcomes for students from both the countries.
The delegation was given an audio-visual presentation of Gulf Medical University followed by a visit to the Simulation Centre, Thumbay Research Institute of Precision Medicine and the clinical training sites, Thumbay University Hospital. They were briefed about the educational pattern and the use of the latest technologies by the University to impart quality medical education to the students. The visiting team was highly impressed that the university had an international faculty belonging to 50 nationalities and a student cohort from around 95 countries.
Professor HossamHamdy, Chancellor, Gulf Medical University, further added: “The medical universities of Kazakhstan this visit provided the opportunity to discuss specific, shared areas of interest and ways to enhance our collaborations. Gulf Medical university has always been a pioneer in providing students with the opportunity to experience medical education with internationally recognized best practices, while facilitating the sharing of knowledge and the development of a broader perspective on the medical curriculum and its many unique cultural influences. Gulf Medical University has graduated 3000 students, who are well placed all across the globe contributing to the knowledge and health economy of the country’s welfare, which is a testament to the positive educational outcomes our students have experienced through our programs. We look forward to collaborate with medical colleges in Kazakhstan.”
In 2022, Gulf Medical University celebrated its 24 years of excellence, recording a phenomenal growth in the last two decades through the integration of health professions education, translational research, quality healthcare, innovation, and social accountability enhanced by national, international partnerships, and community engagement.