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.
Hanan Al-Kuwari, PhD
In recent years there has been renewed global interest in the role of Academic Health Centers (AHCs) in leading the transformation of health services through an integrated approach to clinical practice, education and research. A quick glance at the national and global league tables for hospital and medical school performance will testify to the success of this approach. ...
Professor Edward Hillhouse, Chief Policy Advisor on Academic Health Systems, Hamad Medical Corporation, Doha, Qatar
Dr. Steven A. Wartman, President and CEO, Association of Academic Health Centers, Washington DC, USA
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.
Dr. Javaid Sheikh, Dean, Weill Cornell Medical College in Qatar