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Qatar University College of Medicine celebrates the graduation of its first class
Qatar University College of Medicine celebrates the graduation of its first class

Qatar University College of Medicine celebrates the graduation of its first class

Yesterday, the State of Qatar recorded an important event, as the College of Medicine at Qatar University, College of Medicine at Qatar University, celebrated the graduation of its first batch of students.

The CMED graduate class of Qatar University consisted of 46 students, 65% of whom were female.

The celebration came within the framework of a larger graduation ceremony for the 44th class (class of 2021) from Qatar University, under the patronage of His Highness Sheikh Tamim bin Hamad Al Thani, the Emir of Qatar.

During the ceremony, His Highness the Amir honored 126 distinguished graduates, while the President of Qatar University, Dr. Hassan Rashid Al-Derham, presented certificates to 829 graduates from various disciplines. A total of 3,648 students graduated from Qatar University's class of 2021.

Yesterday, the State of Qatar recorded an important event, as the College of Medicine at Qatar University, College of Medicine at Qatar University, celebrated the graduation of its first batch of students.

The CMED graduate class of Qatar University consisted of 46 students, 65% of whom were female.

The celebration came within the framework of a larger graduation ceremony for the 44th class (class of 2021) from Qatar University, under the patronage of His Highness Sheikh Tamim bin Hamad Al Thani, the Emir of Qatar.

During the ceremony, His Highness the Amir honored 126 distinguished graduates, while the President of Qatar University, Dr. Hassan Rashid Al-Derham, presented certificates to 829 graduates from various disciplines. A total of 3,648 students graduated from Qatar University's class of 2021.

Among Qatar University medical graduates, a group of 42 students were selected to join Hamad Medical Corporation (HMC)

To undergo an internationally accredited Postgraduate Medical Residency Training Program that includes at least 13 different specialties.

The Vice Dean of the College of Medicine, Dr. Marwan Abu Hijleh, said that the first batch of graduates represents an achievement and an international reference that gives the college confidence in its educational outcomes.

He added that this enhances the graduates' confidence in the quality of the education they received, explaining that this achievement also strengthens the health care system in Qatar.

He also noted that despite the challenges posed by the COVID-19 pandemic, medical institutions and hospitals in Qatar and around the world have the opportunity to develop and thrive.

Although CMED students were unable to do their usual field training in hospitals for the first few months, they were compensated over the following summer, where they received their clinical training, he said.

Regarding college admissions, Dr. Abu Hijleh stated that 115 students were accepted this year and there has been an increase in the number of applications since the first year. He pointed out that Qatar University CMED has proven its worth and quality of education year after year.