Chancellor’s Profile

MBChB, D.S, Doctorate of Surgery (DM), Alexandria University,
FRCS (Edinburgh), FRCS (England), FRCP “England”,
Ph.D. (Med Education, Groningen, Netherlands)

Prof. Hossam Hamdy is Professor of Surgery and Medical Education. An internationally known medical educator and active Pediatric Surgeon. A scholar, professional, and leader in higher education in the Middle East and renowned internationally for the last 40 years, he has established several Medical Colleges in Egypt, Bahrain, UAE. He has served in different senior academic and administrative positions, Vice Chancellor Medical & Health Science Colleges, Sharjah University and Director of the Institute of Leadership in Higher Education at Sharjah University. Dean College of Medicine, Arabian Gulf University, Bahrain. WHO Consultant in Medical Education.

Prof. Hamdy is a member of the Editorial Board of several Journals in Medical Education. He is active in research and has published more than 70 studies that are highly cited and introduce several innovation and best practices in Medical Education.

His work and contribution to Medicine and Medical Education over more than 40 years has been acknowledged and has won him many awards: The Sheikh Khalifa Award for Higher Education for “Distinguished Professor in Teaching”, led the College of Medicine, Arabian Gulf University to win the “Sheikh Hamdan Bin Rashid Al Maktoum Award” for Best Medical College in the Arab world, “Fellow of the Royal College of Surgeons of England “By Election” 2010”, and “Fellow of the Royal College of Physician of England 2016”.

Prof. Hossam Hamdy was decorated by the Republic of France with the prestigious decoration as “Chevalier Dans L’ordre Des Palmes Academiques” / “Knight of the Order of Academic Palms” from the Republic of France for his life achievements.