Sep 15, 16, 17, 18 & 19, 2023

Certificate in Lifestyle Medicine

Weill Cornell Medicine-Qatar

Mohamud Verjee , BSc(Hons), MBChB, MBA, DRCOG, CCFP, FCFP

Mohamud Verjee

Assistant Dean for Student Affairs
Co-Director, Primary Care Clerkship
Associate Professor of Family Medicine in Clinical Medicine
Divisions of Student Affairs & Medical Education
Weill Cornell Medicine–Qatar
Doha, Qatar

Dr. Verjee qualified from the University of Dundee, Scotland, UK, and worked as a family physician in Oxford until 1994 before moving to Alberta, Canada. He was appointed Clerkship Director for Family Medicine at the University of Calgary, Alberta, Canada, in 2003 before joining Weill Cornell Medicine-Qatar in 2007 to set up the Primary Care Clerkship. A practicing physician, faculty member, teacher, educator, researcher, writer, motivational speaker and multiple award recipient, his academic fields of interest are widespread. They include disruptive innovation in learning, lifestyle medicine, student health and wellbeing, exploring the metaphorical spaces of narrative medicine, and teaching empathy to students

An alum of the Harvard Macy Institute in Boston since 2009, Dr. Verjee completed his MBA in Leadership & Sustainability in 2015. He was accorded Fellowship of the College of Family Physicians of Canada in 2014 and selected as a Senior Fellow in mental health research in 2017, at Clare College, Cambridge University, England.

Dr. Verjee is Assistant Dean for Medical Student Affairs, a Co-Director of the Family Medicine Clerkship and Associate Professor of Family Medicine in Clinical Medicine at WCM-Q. He started to play the violin two years ago and added a cello to his repertoire last year. He still enjoys playing squash.