200 Alumni from 10 countries to reunite at Gulf Medical University’s Annual Global Alumni Summit in UAE
Being held under the patronage of His Highness Sheikh Ammar Bin Humaid Bin Rashid Al Nuaimi, Crown Prince of Ajman to recognize GMU Achievers
Ajman: Continuing to celebrate the hard work, determination and success of Gulf Medical University (GMU) graduates, the university will host a GMU ANNUAL GLOBAL ALUMNI SUMMIT (2016) in Ajman Saray Hotel on November 6th, 2016, from 9:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. The event, which aims to build deeper relationships and foster alumni engagement, will have a panel discussion on From Success to Significance to share the student’s journey from GMU to the global arena. Selected alumni will share their success stories, challenges they faced along the journey and about their highest achievements and guide the present students to achieve similar success.
The guest of honour Sheikh Ammar Bin Humaid Bin Rashid Al Nuaimi, Crown Prince of Ajman will award distinguished contributions of GMU students in categories like academics, government service, corporate service and entrepreneurship.
Over 200 alumni from USA, UK, France, Qatar, Bahrain, Oman, Saudi Arabia and UAE have confirmed their participation. “We are proud to see their professional achievements and growth after graduating from the Gulf Medical University,” said Prof. Gita Ashok Raj, Provost of GMU. “We are looking forward to meeting and interacting with them. These alumni meet help to develop a sense of how well the institution has grown, harvesting a deep sense of satisfaction about being a part of, and a reason for the continuing growth story of their alma mater,” she added.
The alumni summit will strengthen the relation between the university and its graduates, who have excelled in their careers, and to assure them of complete support and encouragement in their future endeavors. “Their success is our success,” saidThumbay Moideen, Founder President and Chairman of Board of Governors, GMU-who initiated the idea.
“The institution is looking forward to developing a synergy to involve the alumni to benefit the current batches of students. Alumni play an important role in the development of the institution and we recognize their achievements. We would also like to launch a start-up initiative during the summit to offer opportunities for our alumni in their entrepreneurship. Details of this initiative will be announced during the alumni summit, ”Mr. Moideen added.
With over 1100 graduates, GMU Annual Global Alumni Summit will be an annual event to showcase recent and past successes of alumni, current students, and that of the University.
About Gulf Medical University:
The Gulf Medical University (GMU), owned and operated by Thumbay Group headquartered in DIFC (Dubai), is presently the most sought-after private medical university in the UAE. It is the first private medical university in UAE catering to all nationalities admitting students of both genders, presently having students from over 75 nationalities and faculty and staff from 22 nations. GMU offers a range of courses including MBBS, BPT, DMD, PharmD and Masters Programs in Clinical Pathology, Public Health, and Toxicology. GMU is first in the region to launch unique programs like Masters in Human Reproductive Biology, Bachelor of Biomedical Sciences and Masters in Physical Therapy.
GMU’s campus is the venue of both of its dedicated research centres: Centre for Advanced Biomedical Research and Innovation (CABRI), that forms the hub of the biggest laboratory chain in UAE with four full-fledged laboratories and sample collection centers across the various Emirates and the Center for Advanced Simulation in Healthcare (CASH), a multidisciplinary educational facility integrating simulation as an educational tool for providing a state-of-the-art, safe learning environment that promotes professional development. Center for Advanced Simulation in Healthcare is a member of various International Simulation associations and organizations like Society in Europe for Simulation Applied to Medicine (SESAM), Denmark, Australian Society for Simulation in Healthcare (ASSH), Association of standardized patient education (ASPE), Society for Simulation in Healthcare (SSH), Canadian Network for Simulation in Healthcare (CNSH), and Association for Simulated Practice in Healthcare (ASPiH) United Kingdom.