Empowering medical students through active participation in research projects

Al Wosail Ballroom

Sunday, November 12, 2023

1:05 PM - 1:20 PM


In the heart of Qatar's medical education landscape lies a transformative initiative that promotes not only future physicians but also curious minds willing to push the boundaries of medical knowledge. Qatar University College of Medicine Family Medicine Clerkship Research Program is a beacon of innovation, blending clinical exposure with rigorous research exploration, and fostering a new breed of healthcare professionals primed for the challenges of the modern world.


The emphasis on evidence-based practices is a nod to the ever-evolving landscape of medical science, where staying current is not just an option, but a responsibility. At its core, the Family Medicine Clerkship Program serves as a pivotal clinical placement in PHCC during Year 6, meticulously designed to prepare students at Qatar University College of Medicine to provide comprehensive healthcare to patients of all ages in a variety of settings. Yet, it is the integration of health research into this curriculum that truly sets the program apart acknowledging the evolving role of medical professionals as both caregivers and contributors to the expanding knowledge.
At the end of this journey, a new generation of medical professionals emerges from the Program. Armed with not only clinical skills but also research literacy, these individuals are equipped to shape the future of healthcare delivery in Qatar and beyond.