Ajman, Oct 4: Gulf Medical University (GMU), a leading private academic health center in the region, hosted the first AAHCI Middle East and North Africa Regional Meeting on October 1 - 2, 2022, bringing together leaders of academic health centers in the region. Under the theme 'Transforming Academic Health Centers: Innovation and Resilience', the event focused on the opportunities in the post-COVID-19 recovery and the integrated resilience of academic health centers-discussing and debating the future drivers of growth.
With more than 200 attendees, including visionary leaders and faculty from across the globe, the event conducted keynotes from multidisciplinary speakers, panel discussions, and research-based presentations to help accelerate the adoption of innovative solutions across academic health centers.
The Alliance of Academic Health Centers International (AAHCI) enables leaders of academic health centers and systems around the world to work collectively to advance health and well-being. AAHCI enhances the ability of its members to lead the way forward in healthcare, biomedical research, and the education of future healthcare professionals. An institutional member-based organization founded in 2008, AAHCI is a wholly owned subsidiary of the Association of American Medical Colleges.