RCSI Medical University of Bahrain reaffirms strong ties with Government Hospitals

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Professor Sameer Otoom, President of RCSI Medical University of Bahrain, and members of the University’s Executive Committee welcomed on campus His Excellency Shaikh Hesham bin Abdulaziz AlKhalifa, Chairman of the Board of Trustees of Government Hospitals and Her Excellency Dr Maryam Al Jalahma, Chief Executive of the Government Hospitals, to discuss further opportunities for cooperation.

In attendance were Professor George Cheriyan, CEO/Chief Medical Officer of American Mission Hospital; Professor Juliane Kause, Advisor to the CEO of Government Hospitals and Associate Professor in Medicine at RCSI Medical University of Bahrain; Dr Amer Alderazi, President of Bahrain Medical Society; and a number of executives and academic faculty.

At the start of the meeting, Professor Otoom congratulated the delegation from Government Hospitals for receiving the high royal trust from His Majesty King Hamad bin Isa Al Khalifa, King of the Kingdom of Bahrain, and for their new leadership positions. 

Commending the efforts of the health sector, Professor Otoom commented, “We congratulate the Government Hospitals for their role in providing the optimal health services to the people of Bahrain. At RCSI Medical University of Bahrain, we value the long-standing relationship and partnerships with the Government hospitals, and we look forward to strengthening our collaboration to further enhance health services. Together with the support of our stakeholders and partners, we are committed to expanding the broader impact of the University on healthcare and patient care in Bahrain.”

On their part, the officials from the Government Hospitals commended the impactful role the University plays in the academic and medical training fields on national and regional levels. In addition, they reiterated the importance of RCSI Medical University of Bahrain’s role in developing clinical training programmes for doctors after graduation.

During the meeting, Mr Stephen Harrison-Mirfield, Managing Director provided an update on the University’s expansion plan, Mr Fadi Ghosn, Head of Recognition, Careers and Alumni, presented on the internship programme offered to students at the American Mission Hospital and Professor Naji Alamuddin, Associate Professor in Medicine & Deputy Head of School of Medicine, presented the training programmes offered to students.

At the heart of RCSI Bahrain’s commitment to development and enhancement lies our collaboration with our partners to promote teaching and research focused on the national healthcare priorities of Bahrain and developing graduates who attain a level of knowledge and experience to support the development of national healthcare programmes in Bahrain and worldwide.