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• SEHA accepts 158 highly qualified medical students for their residency and fellowship programs 
• A total of 660 doctors have trained at SEHA facilities since 2010 
 
Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates, August 28, 2019:  Abu Dhabi Health Services Company (SEHA), the largest healthcare network in the UAE accepts 158 candidates for the 2019-2020 residency and fellowship programs that include 23 residency programs and 9 fellowship sub-programs in 20 specializations, held to the highest international standards.   
 
The programs are held in 6 teaching facilities that offer specializations including but not limited to Anesthesiology, Dermatology, Emergency, Family medicine, General Surgery, Internal Medicine, Pediatrics, Gynecology, Obstetrics and Cardiology.  
 
Dr. Ali Al Obaidli Chief Academic Affairs officer at SEHA said: “we are keen to develop the healthcare sector in Abu Dhabi in accordance with the objectives set by our government. Our technologies, and medical infrastructure are reaching world-class with significant investment, which provides excellent academic environments as there is great synergy between academic and health care quality.
 
Graduate Physicians enrolled in these programs spend four to five years in training with an additional year dedicated to study for the board exams intended for their specialization. This month, around 124 doctors, including 84 Emiratis, will complete the additional year and graduate as specialists. To allow young Emirati Cadre to join and support the UAE healthcare sector in various medical specialties. 
 
 Graduates are classified as per their career aspirations into:
1- Those planning to join their specialty workforce 
2- Those wishing to do additional subspecialty either into fellowship available at SEHA or through scholarship into top academic medical centers abroad.
3- Those who completed their medical training and they consider other professional career goals like (Medical Research, health care quality and different health administrative fields.)
 
Give the increasing number of graduates and competitiveness of the application and to maintain training capacity, SEHA has developed new criteria for those graduates wishing to join academic faculty in addition to practice their specialties while others join SEHA community hospitals or join workforce outside SEHA network across UAE.
 
So far, SEHA has trained over 660 physicians with graduate numbers gradually increasing. The number of medical students enrolled are projected to increase significantly with the opening of the College of Medicine at Khalifa University. This year, an unprecedented number of 134 Emirati doctor are enrolled to start their medical internship program in September 1st.
 
SEHA is currently working with colleges in UAE universities to develop teaching opportunities for graduates of the SEHA Medical Residency Programs. these doctors specialize in hospitals like Sheikh Khalifa Medical City, Mafraq Hospital, Corniche Hospital, Tawam Hospital and Al Ain Hospital and AHS to gain qualifying, hands-on experience. The program has a very strict criteria for specialization evaluated through periodic tests comparable to those in the United States of America.



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