Cornell Medicine - Qatar (WCM-Q) was established in 2001 as a partnership
between Cornell University and Qatar Foundation. It is part of Cornell
University, the first American institution to offer its MD degree overseas.
Pre-medical teaching began in Doha in 2002. The medical program began in 2004, and the inaugural class graduated in 2008. The biomedical research program launched the same year.
- Forging high-level partnerships with Qatar Foundation, Hamad Medical Corporation and the Ministry of Public Health.
- Pioneering the education of Qatar’s first local physicians.
- Restoring the region’s historic scientific tradition through the establishment of an outstanding biomedical research program.