Full name is Harvard Medical School Dubai Center (HMSDC) Institute for Postgraduate
Education and Research.
Institute is for the professional development of doctors,
nurses, research personnel and other professionals in the health sector
in the Gulf region, and offers postgraduate training fellowship programs.
HMSDC is in a 350,000 sq foot area including an auditorium (340 seats),
case method room, IT facilities, classrooms and medical simulation center.
The HMSDC initiative was launched in 2004, construction of facilities
expected end 2007 with first students expected July 2008.
Location is Harvard Medical School Dubai Center, Ibn Sina Building, Block
C, Dubai Health Care City
Alternative contact details might be Fax +971-4-3249000, and firstname.lastname@example.org
for research enquiries.
HMSDC programs include
(programs take place at Boston hospitals affiliated with Harvard Medical School)
Clinical Fellowship - development of clinical subspecialty
in medicine, surgery or diagnostic imaging.
Specialty Observership - duration of 1-3 months, observing and participating
in diagnostic and medical procedures.
Maktoum Harvard Medical Library Observership - 1 month duration in
Boston medical libraries, then return to Dubai to do a master's program
in Library Information Systems. Candidates for this fellowship
should have a health or education related bachelor's degree.
HMSDC Fellowship programs are usually 1-3 years.
Last update 15 May 2008
General comments - might not apply to Harvard Medical School Dubai
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