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  • Advert number: 289690-0
  • Posted Date: 01/12/11


Doha, Qatar

Hamad Medical Corporation (HMC) is the largest government funded healthcare provider in the Gulf region.

We work collaboratively to deliver high quality, patient cantered care to Qatar's growing and diverse nation through our seven highly specialised hospitals, sub acute services and the national Ambulance Service.

HMC aims to become a globally recognised centre for healthcare through working with our partners to bring the very best international practices, pioneering research and high quality patient care to Qatar through the establishment of an Academic Health System.

Our commitment to excellence and continuous improvement has resulted in HMC's hospitals and ambulance Service receiving Joint commission International Accreditation.

We are seeking highly qualified applicants who can contribute to our vision to deliver high quality patient care and a healthy population for Qatar's future generations.

Career Opportunity

The Department of Emergency Medicine at Hamad General Hospital (HGH) is seeking candidates for the post of Consultant.

The Department of Emergency Medicine at HGH provides comprehensive Level 1 emergency medical services, caring for around half a million patient visits per annum. The department has active training and educational activities as well as a dedicated quality section. The model of care consists of see and treat, urgent cases, resuscitation and chest pain evaluation bays. The department practices observation medicine with a dedicated short stay unit team and bays.

The Emergency Medicine residency program is well established and supported, with 40 residents and is currently preparing for ACGME-I accreditation. The department is preparing a number of subspecialty fellowship programs that will include disaster medicine, critical care, emergency ultrasound, observation medicine, pediatric emergency medicine, toxicology and pre hospital care.

Qualifications: We are seeking highly-qualified and experienced applicants that possess one or more of:

Board certification or board eligibility in Emergency Medicine (CCT from the UK, American Board from the US, FACEM from Australia or equivalent).

All suitable applicants will have the opportunity to pursue a faculty appointment at an appropriate level with Weill Cornell Medical College in Qatar.

Remuneration: An exceptional and competitive recruitment package will be offered to successful candidates. This includes tax-free remuneration, accommodation, annual return air tickets, fully-sponsored conference attendance, and other benefits.

For enquiries related to these posts and the department, please contact:

Dr Khalid Abdulnoor Saifeldeen, FCEM AlChairman and Chief of Emergency Medicine Email:

For enquires related to the Academic Health System, please contact:

Professor Edward Hillhouse Acting Chief of Medical, Academic & Research Affairs and Chief Policy Advisor for Academic Health Systems Email:

Interviews will be held in February 2012

Please submit your application on line: