Hamad Medical Corporation Achieves ACGME-I Accreditation

Doha, Hamad Medical Corporation (HMC) have achieved an accreditation by the ACGME-I, the international arm of the Accreditation Council for Graduate Medical Education (ACGME), which enhances HMC’s position as a teaching institution and academic medical center.

The accreditation is also instrumental in helping to build capacity and capability to support the organization’s future expansion plans. The five newly accredited fellowship programs are Cardiology, Endocrinology, Infectious Disease, Nephrology and Oncology.

HMC had to demonstrate that its fellowship programs met the stringent ACGME-I standards in six areas of medical competency: medical knowledge, clinical skills, interpersonal and communication skills, practice based learning and improvement, system based practice and professionalism These accreditations are a significant achievement that takes HMC’s subspecialty training programs to a new level. The healthcare organization has also achieved accreditation for 14 of its residency training programs. This new milestone also sees HMC become the first healthcare system outside the United States and Singapore to achieve ACGME-I accreditation for its subspecialty programs.

Source: Qatar News Agency

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