Towards a New Generation of Engaged Universities:
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16th – 18thApril, 2024 | Kempinski Central Avenue (Formerly the Address Dubai Mall), Dubai, UAE

Prof. Hossam Hamdy

Prof. Hossam Hamdy is Professor of Surgery and Medical Education. An internationally known medical educator and active Pediatric Surgeon. A scholar, professional, and leader in higher education in the Middle East and renowned internationally for the last 40 years, he has established several Medical Colleges in Egypt, Bahrain, UAE, and Qatar. He has served in different senior academic and administrative positions, Vice Chancellor Medical & Health Science Colleges at Sharjah University, UAE, Advisor to the President, Qatar University. Director of the Institute of Leadership in Higher Education, and Dean College of Medicine and Medical Sciences Arabian Gulf University, Bahrain and a WHO Consultant in Medical Education. He is one of the founders of the Suez Canal University Medical College in Egypt, a leading institute in medical education in the region.

Prof. Hamdy is a member of the Editorial Board of the Journal Medical Education, and Editorial Board of the Journal Health Profession Education. He is active in research and has published more than 70 studies that are highly cited and introduce several innovation and best practices in Medical Education.

His work and contribution to Medicine and Medical Education over more than 40 years has been acknowledged and has won him many awards: The Sheikh Khalifa Award for Higher Education for “Distinguished Professor in Teaching”, led the College of Medicine, Arabian Gulf University to win the “Sheikh Hamdan Bin Rashid Al Maktoum Award” for Best Medical College in the Arab world, “Fellow of the Royal College of Surgeons of England “By Election” 2010”, and “Fellow of the Royal College of Physician of England 2016”.

Prof. Hossam Hamdy was decorated by the Republic of France with the prestigious decoration as “Chevalier Dans L’ordre Des Palmes Academiques” / “Knight of the Order of Academic Palms” from the Republic of France for his life achievements.

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