Starting in early
May, Phase II fully immerses students in the clinical curriculum as they rotate
through the various clerkships, which cover all of the major clinical fields,
including anesthesia and critical care, internal medicine,
primary care, neurology, obstetrics and gynecology, pediatrics, psychiatry, and
Each clerkship lasts between three and eight weeks.
on-campus training in WCM-Q’s Clinical Skills and Simulation Lab but undertake
the majority of their clinical training at WCM-Q clinical affiliates, which
Hamad Medical Corporation (HMC), a full-service, Joint Commission
International-accredited institution with more than 2,500 beds. HMC is
comprised of multiple facilities and several community hospitals, including
specialist women’s, children’s, psychiatric and rehabilitation hospitals.
Students are also assigned to one or more of the many primary health care
centers operating in the country, all of which are overseen by the
Primary Health Care Corporation of Qatar.
WCM-Q students also
benefit from opportunities to complete rotations at our affiliate,
Aspetar, Qatar’s specialized Orthopedic and
Sports Medicine Hospital, a state-of-the-art facility that provides the best
possible medical treatment for sports-related injuries. Another affiliated
training site for our students is Qatar Foundation’s
Sidra Medicine, a
highly innovative, ultramodern facility designed to provide comprehensive
patient-focused medical services for women and children in Qatar and throughout