09 November 2017
The University of Sharjah Clinical and Surgical Training Center (CSTC) once again opens its doors and welcomes AO Foundation for their Regional Courses. AO Foundation is a medically guided non-profit organization led by an international group of surgeons specialized in the treatment of trauma and musculoskeletal system disorders. Founded in 1958 by 13 visionary surgeons, AO today fosters one of the most extensive networks of currently more than 16,000 surgeons, operating room personnel, and scientists in over 100 countries.
This is the 6th year that AO Foundation has conducted their regional courses at the CSTC. The center prides itself with a state-of-the-art training complex equipped with top quality state-of-the-art medical techniques and systems as well as the cadaveric wet lab suitable for AO Regional Courses.
A total of 108 participants from UAE, Arab Gulf countries and 45 distinguished international and regional faculties attended top level master classes in updates in Spine surgeries, Trauma Hand & Wrist and Complications and Faciomaxillary surgeries using real human specimens similar to real-life set up which displayed global standards. Distinguished international and regional faculty and chairpersons participated in the training. The choice of the AO foundation to make our training center their main hub in the region is a recognition of the high standard of our center.
His Excellency Prof Hamid AL Naimiy the Chancellor of University, Prof. Qutayba Hamid Vice Chancellor of Colleges of Medicine and Health Sciences, and Prof. Nabil Sulaiman Director of the Clinical & Surgical Training Center are delighted with AO Foundation's collaboration and its mission to foster and expand the network of health care professionals in education, research, development and clinical investigation to achieve more effective patient care and higher level of patient's safety worldwide.