Umm Al-Qura University

Umm Al-Qura University

UQU President Inaugurates Surgical Disciplines Forum


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Added on - 2018/09/16  |  اخر تعديل - 2018/09/16


At the premises of Makkah Chamber of Commerce and Industry (CCI), Dr. Abdullah bin Omar Bafil, President of Umm Al-Qura University (UQU), inaugurated the Surgical Disciplines Forum organized by the Medical Student Club, the Deanship of Student Affairs. This was in the presence of Dr. Amr As-Saqqaf (Dean of Student Affairs), Dr. Amr Sunbul (the Vice Dean) and Mr. Bassem Waedhuddin (Board Member at CCI).

During the event, UQU President toured the Forum’s attached Research Exhibition. In addition, he was introduced to the pavilions allocated for students’ inquiries about surgical disciplines. In other words, Ahmad Alem, Medicine College Student and Head of the Medical Club, explained to Dr. Bafil the exhibition’s components and researches.   

This was followed by the ceremony prepared on this occasion. It began with a Quranic recitation followed by an introductory video about the Forum. Then, Dr. Amr As-Saqqaf gave a speech to hail the efforts exerted by the Student Medical Club to hold such forums. He explained that such forums contributed to the introduction of the medical specialties’ students to the domains, skills and expertise needed for their future disciplines.  He added that the Deanship was concerned deeply with enriching such scientific events and forums for the interest of UQU students. He also extended thanks to UQU President for his attendance at the event and support for students.

On the other hand, Dr. Bassam Abdurrazzaq Waedhuddin pointed out that the Forum highlighted the presence of physicians at a high level of ambition and professionalism. He added that CCI was honored to host such rich scientific events and forums that were positively reflected on its targets.

In turn, Dr. Bafil stated in his speech that such forums’ significance contributed to the awareness of medicine students of their disciplines’ roles. In addition, he provided rich advice on the doctor’s life and ethics. He also confirmed that the ultimate objective in this profession must be the graduation of the human doctor not just the doctor human. Moreover, he hailed the organization of the Medical Club students, wishing guidance from Allah for everyone.

Afterwards, Dr. Bafil honored Mr. Bassem Waedhuddin form CCI and Dr. Tareq Munshy, Head of Training Center at King Abdullah Medical City (KAMC).  

It is worth mentioning that the Forum witnessed the participation of 420 students from the various Saudi universities and the presentation of 47 researches. Moreover, a prestigious group of specialists were present at the event to answer the inquiries of students, and explain the doctors’ lives in their disciplines and the skills needed and obstacles faced in the students’ academic and practical lives. They also gave advice to elevate medical work to the noble human horizons representing it.

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