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Weill 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.

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