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Enrichment Programs in 2015

The Enrichment Programs at WCM-Q are designed to provide youth an opportunity to further explore their intellectual curiosity in a college setting. Students engage in challenging and interactive activities focused on making learning fun. The programs are facilitated by our pre-medical and medical faculty and recent graduates in our facilities in the Education City.

The Enrichment Programs are offered twice a year, in the winter and the summer.

Qatar Medical Explorer Program (QMEP) – Summer Session

The Medical Explorer Program offered students with a two-week experience on campus. The program took place from June 28 to July 9. The program offered:

  • Career counseling and personal development workshops that allowed students to formulate a clearer picture about their interests, strengths, and areas that needed improvement
  • A glimpse of how to get into college and how to prepare for college requirements. Students worked on developing a personal statement and attended practice college admissions-type interviews.
  • An idea about college life with emphasis on being a college student through a series of college presentations, clinical skills workshops and problem-based learning sessions.

Pre-college Enrichment Program (PCEP)  Summer Session

PCEP aimed to introduce prospective college students to what college life is all about. The program took place from June 28 to July 9. The program offered students a two-week experience on campus that provided:

  • A glimpse of what it is like to be a medical doctor through didactic thinking and problem-based learning. Students explored past, present, and future trends in medicine; discussing issues in the profession from ethics in research to public health awareness in the Gulf region.
  • An opportunity to experience college life: Through different college presentations, basic science lab sessions, clinical skills workshops and problem-based learning sessions the students formulated a clearer picture about how their interests, strengths, and areas of improvement can translate to a career in medicine.
  • Hands-on research experience.