Medicine Unlimited 2011

Exploring the World of Medicine at WCM-Q

Weill Cornell Medicine-Qatar opened its doors Saturday March 5th for its annual recruitment fair, Medicine Unlimited, which offered high school students and their families a glimpse of science and medicine and the possibility of a career in health care.The interactive event introduced the students to WCM-Q faculty, who shared simulations and demonstrations that reviewed the workings of genes, molecules and the human body. Staff members from the Office of Admissions and Student Affairs were also available to discuss the requirements for entrance to and success in WCM-Q. At tables lining the academic wing of the WCM-Q building, faculty members shared a bit of medical science and research experience with the students. A quiz show allowed students to test their knowledge and win valuable prizes.

The event was attended by more than 330 students and their parents.