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Purpose and Mission

Weill Cornell Medicine - Qatar was established by Cornell University in partnership with Qatar Foundation for Education, Science and Community Development, pursuant to an agreement signed in January 2001.

WCM-Q is part of Weill Cornell Medicine, which was founded in New York City over 100 years ago, and shares the same mission:

  • to provide the finest education possible for medical students
  • to conduct research at the cutting edge of knowledge
  • to improve health care both now and for future generations
  • to provide the highest quality of care to the community
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