Fellows, Members and alumni came to reconnect with each
other and RCSI President, Professor Patrick Broe; RCSI CEO
Professor Cathal Kelly; and the Dean of the Faculty of Medical
and Health Sciences Professor Hannah McGee. Among those
attending were the newly appointed Ambassador to the
UAE, His Excellency, Patrick Hennessy and Enterprise Ireland
Healthcare Advisor to the Gulf, Mr Eamonn Sikafi.
Professor Cathal Kelly presented on the role of RCSI in
International Higher Education over the past 200 years and
Professor Hannah McGee launched the RCSI Mentor Network
in the UAE, stressing the importance of online mentoring
from alumni for current students seeking career opportunities
and electives in local countries. Many alumni who attended
were delighted to have an opportunity to `give something
back' to the College.
The RCSI UAE Chapter is extremely vibrant and has many
exciting activities planned for 2014. RCSI has over 400 alumni
in the UAE and all are encouraged to make sure their email
addresses are registered with the Alumni Office to make sure
they can be invited to further events.
RCSI Alumni celebrate in Dubai
Professor Patrick Broe, President, RCSI address the Annual
RCSI Alumni UAE Dinner.
Dr Mohammad Al Redha, Director of eHealth at Dubai Health Authority &
Chairperson of the RCSI Alumni UAE Committee, greets Professor Cathal
Kelly, CEO, RCSI at the Annual RCSI Alumni UAE Dinner.
Dr Farhad Kheradmand, Senior
Specialist in Urology at Dubai
Hospital and member of the RCSI
Alumni UAE Committee, enjoying
a discussion with Professor
Hannah McGee, Dean of the
Faculty of Medicine and Health
Sciences, RCSI and Professor
Cathal Kelly, CEO, RCSI at the
Annual RCSI Alumni UAE Dinner.
On the night Dubai was awarded the 2020 World Expo, RCSI alumni based in the UAE
attended an event organised by UAE Chapter Director, Dr Mohammed Al Redha