Professor Suleiman Al-Hammadi
Professor Suleiman Al-Hammadi joined MBRU on February 2021, and appointed as a Dean for College of Medicine in March 2021. Prof. Al-Hammadi served the CMHS at UAEU for more than 17 years with different higher administrative responsibilities, Assistant Dean for Clinical Affairs, Vice Dean and Acting Dean. Clinically, he established the first of its kind Allergy and Clinical Immunology Service in UAE by starting specialized clinic at Tawam hospital in 2004. He is a well-recognized leader and clinician in his field at international and regional level.
He is involved in Academic Medicine for almost 20 years, taking care of undergraduate medical students and postgraduate pediatric specialty training. He is continuously enhancing Medical Education and involved at its leadership in UAE. He is representing UAE at the Arab Board of Health Specializations, as a member of the Pediatric Executive committee (2014-2018), and advisory Committee to the Secretary General recently.
Prof. Al-Hammadi is an accomplished scholar in his field, published more than 35 original articles in peer-reviewed journals, some of which are novel and unique to the region, in addition to regular participation and presenting at international, regional, and local conferences.
Medicine is rapidly changing, and medical education has to keep pace. We aim to provide MBRU students with a transformative educational experience to prepare them for tomorrow’s healthcare.”
A message to the students of the College of Medicine
Just like the city we are in, medicine is rapidly changing, and with change, comes new challenges and opportunities. MBRU’s College of Medicine is poised to address this changing landscape and to leverage the latest opportunities.
Our students are our most important asset, and we treat them accordingly. The College of Medicine has set competitive selection criteria to ensure students have the academic and personal attributes to make the most out of the opportunities at MBRU. We are committed to providing a student-centered learning experience as a pathway to a rewarding career in medicine.
Our faculty members are committed professionals who understand the local and regional needs but also come with a wealth of international experience, reflecting our aim to provide education and research that is nationally responsive and globally connected. The 6-year MBBS program will not only pave your way to become a safe and competent physician, but also take you on a journey of discovery through an innovative curriculum involving research, strong community engagement, and exposure to global health issues.
Learning resources ranging from online educational material to a state-of-the-art medical simulation facility will support the delivery of the program. Embedded in the MBRU educational experience and an integral part of our mission are the synthesis and generation of knowledge.
Our research strategy is guided by the I.C.A.R.E. principles:
We are eager to leverage partnerships and affiliations with organizations that share our passion for innovation and excellence in medical education and research. Being part of a larger local and global community, partnerships, engagement, and outreach is a basic pillar of our activities. We value our academic partnership with Queen’s University Belfast and our affiliations with leading public and private healthcare providers both within the UAE and globally.
I invite you to explore the opportunities in medical education, research and student life at MBRU. Come and meet us to find out more and to find out if MBRU is the right fit for you.