annually organised by the College of Medicine and Medical Sciences as part of the leadership and professional skills development programme for medical students in order to enrich their expertise and equip them with leadership skills that will enable them to achieve their higher goals, and uncovering promising future leaders.
Chair of the Department of Psychiatry at the College of Medicine and Medical Sciences at AGU, Dr Haifa Algahtani, said that Career Day is held for the third consecutive year as part of the leadership and professional skills development programme for medical students, elevating their expertise and skills by identifying the rich experiences of the participant elite Gulf Consultants.
“Moreover, the event aimed to review their success stories in the development of health care and their personal experiences which contributed to enriching the medical community in the Gulf through research, dedication, generosity and sacrifice,” she said, before praising the students’ great efforts in preparing for Career Day. Meanwhile, Assistant Professor of Public Health at the College of Medicine and Medical Sciences, Dr Salman Hamad Al-Zayani, said that this year’s participation exceeded expectations after it was made open for other participants.
It’s worth noting that the function featured 14 speakers from several Gulf health institutions in the Kingdom of Bahrain, Saudi Arabia, Kuwait and Oman. Furthermore, it was attended by 165 Gulf students and graduates of medical schools in Bahrain and the GCC countries. They were introduced to the medical specialisations available in Gulf, regional and international medical institutions and the ways to apply for them and their training programmes.