UCalgary, VPS Healthcare partner to train physicians to work in UAE

November 4, 2021
The University of Calgary’s Cumming School of Medicine (CSM) and VPS Healthcare, headquartered in Abu-Dhabi, have partnered to train new physicians to work in the UAE. UCalgary CSM and VPS Healthcare will collaborate to offer an accelerated three-year MD program. VPS Healthcare’s Burjeel Medical City will be the principal teaching hospital, and students will complete their residencies at a VPS Healthcare hospital location after they graduate. “We are extremely honoured to be chosen to help with this ambitious project,” said CSM dean Dr Jon Meddings. “We have world-class education and research programs, and it is very exciting to think about reaching an entirely new group of medical students.” UCalgary | MSN (AB)