Quotes: MENA   Enter Symbol: NewsLetter: Search: advanced

100% success for Emirati trainees enrolled in Mafraq Hospitals Academic Residency Program  Join our daily free Newsletter

MENAFN Press - 24/03/2014
No. of Ratings : 0
Add to Mixx!



(MENAFN Press) Mafraq Hospital, championing Emirati healthcare, announced a 100 per cent pass rate of Emirati trainees enrolled in the hospital's internal medicine and paediatric residency program in 2013 Mafraq Hospital is owned and operated by Abu Dhabi Health Services Company PJSC (SEHA)



The accredited ACGME-I (Accreditation Council for Graduate Medical Education International) residency programs were launched by SEHA in 2012. They consist of 17 training program for resident physicians across eight medical specialties at five of SEHA's teaching hospitals. Mafraq Hospital's Academic Department offers trainees a four year path to achieve broad clinical competency training in Pediatrics and Internal Medicine



The hospital's Academic Department, program directors and faculty of experts are trained and highly experienced Emiratis who are leaders in their respective fields. "I am grateful to be on a career path which is the result of our nation's wise leadership that invested in its people and their abilities to propel the country's advancements in healthcare. We are honoured to pay it forward and invest in the future of the Emirati community through this resident program", said Dr Laila Obaid, Consultant Pediatrics/Neonatology and Pediatric Residency Program Director at Mafraq Hospital



"The program is part of Mafraq Hospital's commitment to provide training with an emphasis on well-balanced and hands-on experience that prepares members of our community for careers as generalists or sub-specialists", she added.

Mafraq Hospital's Acting Chief Medical Officer, Dr Ali Al Suwaidi, said, "At Mafraq Hospital, we strongly believe that it our responsibility not only to serve the health care needs of the UAE community, but also create a top-notch educational environment to develop its human capital. We are very pleased to attain the international ACGME-I accreditation that recognises the hospital's high academic standards as well as the patient care that residents of the hospital provide."



The UAE was ranked as the second country in the world to receive the ACGME-I institutional and program accreditation, which is considered as a milestone in the healthcare sector. The ACGME-I accreditation is intended to benefit the public, protect the interests of residents, and improve the quality of teaching, learning, research, and professional practice. "Mafraq Hospital is one of a handful of hospitals outside the U.S to have received the highly coveted AGCME-I accreditation. Our goal in this ACGME-I Accreditation journey is to improve both education and patient safety in order to gain the public trust. It also allows our residents to meet international standards and benchmarks the hospital amongst top players in healthcare", said Dr Amine Rakab, Chairman of Academic Affairs and Consultant, Internal Medicine at Mafraq Hospital said.



The residency program covers various specialties that include Internal Medicine, Pediatrics, General Surgery, Ophthalmology and Transitional Year.


About Mafraq Hospital
Mafraq Hospital opened in 1983 and is one of the largest tertiary referral treatment hospitals in the United Arab Emirates, with 451 licensed beds. Its specialist services include medicine, obstetrics, pediatrics, as well as surgical and critical care services. In addition, Mafraq Hospital operates the largest burn unit in the country. Mafraq Hospital is part of the SEHA HealthSystem and is owned and operated by Abu Dhabi Health Services Company PJSC (SEHA).Mafraq Hospital physicians are amongst the best in their specialist fields with international qualifications and world class expertise. The medical team is supported by capable and professional nursing and paramedical staff who are well trained and motivated to provide quality healthcare services. Mafraq Hospital is fully committed to Emiratization and has developed a comprehensive Emiratization plan to attract more Emirati talent.Mafraq Hospital has been recognized twice by the Sheikh Khalifa Excellence Awards for outstanding efforts in improving medical standards, providing exceptional patient care and its adherence to business best practice. To service the growing regional community, SEHA is investing US 750 million to build a new Mafraq Hospital campus which is due to open in 2015. The new facility will serve as the community hospital for one of the fastest growing areas in the Emirate of Abu Dhabi, whilst continuing to align its goals with those of the Executive Council and Abu Dhabi Vision 2030.About the SEHA HealthSystem and the Abu Dhabi Health Services Company PJSC (SEHA)SEHA is health in Arabic. The Abu Dhabi Health Services Company PJSC“ whose marketing identity is SEHA “ is an independent, public joint stock company created to develop the curative activities of the public healthcare system in Abu Dhabi. The company owns and operates all the public hospitals and clinics of the Emirate of Abu Dhabi which together make up the SEHA HealthSystem. SEHA is committed to continuous improvement of customer care to recognized international standards and providing our customers and communities served world-class healthcare. SEHA has partnered with internationally recognized hospital managers to achieve these goals. These include Johns Hopkins Medicine International, Cleveland Clinic Foundation and Fresenius Medical Care. SEHA owns and operates 12 hospitals with 2,644 beds, more than 60 ambulatory care, family care and urgent care centers and 2 blood banks. SEHA is one of the largest integrated healthcare providers in the Middle East with more than 17,000 doctors, nurses, ancillary care and administrative personnel in its employ. Visit our website at www.seha.ae.

 


MENAFN Press




  MENA News Headlines
 Apr 19 2015 - 475 evacuees from Yemen arrive in Kochi onboard 2 shipsThe Peninsula
(MENAFN - The Peninsula) Two Navy-escorted passenger ships with 475 people, including Bangladesh nationals and Yemenese of Indian origin, evacuated from the conflict-hit Yemen arrived here on ...

 Apr 19 2015 - Saudi's SABIC posts USD1.05b net profit in Q1MENAFN
(MENAFN) Saudi Basic Industries Corp (SABIC) posted USD1.05 billion net income in the first quarter of the year, marking 39 percent decline when compared to the corresponding period a year ago, ...

 Apr 19 2015 - Somali Shebab kill local lawmakerThe Peninsula
(MENAFN - The Peninsula) Somalia's Shebab shot dead a lawmaker in the capital Mogadishu on Saturday, the latest in a string of assassinations of politicians in the war-torn country.Adan Haji Hussein, ...

 Apr 19 2015 - Gaza sailors have a lot of bottleThe Peninsula
(MENAFN - The Peninsula) With little to do and nowhere to go, five Palestinians stuck in the Israeli-blockaded Gaza Strip came up with a plan: make a boat out of recycled plastic bottles.The tiny ...

 Apr 19 2015 - Al Rayyan crowned Qatargas League championsThe Peninsula
(MENAFN - The Peninsula) Al Rayyan's players and officials celebrate after winning the Qatargas League. The football giants are back in Qatar Stars League (QSL) after spending a season in Qatargas ...

 Apr 19 2015 - Overdrive Racing enters three Toyota Hiluxes in Sealine rallyThe Peninsula
(MENAFN - The Peninsula) Toyota Showroom Manager Shaji Joseph (fourth from left) and Overdrive Racing Team members Marek Dabrowski ( extreme left), Reinaldo Varela (second from left) and Yazeed ...

 Apr 19 2015 - KTM, Honda set for Sealine rally duelThe Peninsula
(MENAFN - The Peninsula) Austrian motorcycle manufacturer KTM will take on Honda's Team HRC in what promises to be a fascinating two-wheel battle for supremacy in this week's Sealine Cross-Country ...

 Apr 19 2015 - Saudi rider Al Sharbatly wins inaugural Doha Tour Grand PrixThe Peninsula
(MENAFN - The Peninsula) Showjumping star Abdullah Waleed Al Sharbatly yesterday capped a dream run in Qatar as he won the inaugural Doha Tour Grand Prix in which all top three spots were grabbed by ...

 Apr 19 2015 - RCC to boost China trade integration: QNBThe Peninsula
(MENAFN - The Peninsula) The Qatar Central Bank last Tuesday celebrated the official opening of the first Renminbi Clearance Centre (RCC) in the MENA region, to be located in Doha. The RCC will allow ...

 Apr 19 2015 - GCC industrial transactions reach USD23bMENAFN
(MENAFN) The GCC's industrial sector recorded investments accumulated a sum of about USD23 billion, offering thus a number of 59.2k employment opportunities, Oman Daily Observer reported.The figures ...

more...


 






Google

Click to Apply

 
 

Middle East North Africa - Financial Network

MENAFN News Market Data Countries Tools Section  
 

Middle East North Africa - Financial Network
Arabic MENAFN

Main News
News By Industry
News By Country

Islamic Finance News
Private Equity News

How-To Guides
Technology Section

Travel Section

Search News

Market Indices
Quotes & Charts

Global Indices
Arab Indices

Commodoties

Oil & Energy

Currencies Cross Rates
Currencies Updates
Currency Converter

USA Stocks
Arab Stocks
 

Algeria 
Bahrain 
Egypt 
Iraq
Jordan 
Kuwait 
Lebanon
Morocco 
Oman 
Palestine
Qatar 
Saudi Arabia 
Syria
Tunisia 
UAE 
Yemen

Weather
Economic Calendar
Financial Glossary


Financial Calculators

RSS Feeds [XML]

Corporate Monitor

Events

Real Estate
Submit Your Property

Arab Research
Buy a Research

Press Releases
Submit your PR

Join Newsletters


 
© 2014 menafn.com All Rights Reserved.  Terms of Service | Privacy Policy | Contact Us | Advertise | About MENAFN | Career Opportunities | Feedback | Help