RCSI awards 51 Mideast doctors
Manama, December 7, 2009
A total of 51 doctors from across the region were conferred with the MRCS award at a conferring ceremony held recently at the Royal College of Surgeons in Ireland’s (RCSI) campus in Bahrain.
The award recipients included doctors from Jordan, Oman, Dubai, Saudi Arabia, Egypt and Bahrain.
“Conferring ceremonies mark a celebration and recognition of the graduate’s accomplishments which they have achieved through outstanding ability, diligent application, sacrifice, excellent teaching and, in particular the support of family and friends,” said Professor Frank Keane, president of RCSI.
The programme was funded by RCSI and demonstrates the college’s commitment to developing leaders in the medical profession, said a statement.
MRCSI stands for the Membership of the Royal College of Surgeons in Ireland. It is a postgraduate examination taken by hospital based doctors who are wishing to develop their careers by specialising in the field of surgery.
It is a professional qualification for surgeons who have received their medical degree from either the UK or Ireland, the statement said. – TradeArabia News Service