Program Introduction

Emirates Diabetes Society (EDS) is organizing a scientific program on Endocrine and Diabetes to raise awareness among both specialists and non-endocrinologists such as GPs, family doctors and internists, working in the public and private sectors.

This progressive educational program will be implemented over 4 days each day covering the following regions: Dubai, Al Ain, Abu Dhabi and the Northern Emirates.

The standardized scientific content will be delivered primarily by the local faculty in their respective region. 

The program is developed by senior faculty from UAE including the Endocrine / Diabetes department of Dubai Hospital, Tawam Hospital, Sheik Khalifa Medical Center (SKMC) and Sharjah University.

Members of the Program Steering Committee in Alphabetic order are: Dr. Abdelrazzaq Madani; Dr. Alaa Bashier; Dr. Bachar Afandi; Dr. Fatheya Alawadi; Dr. Huda Ezzeldin; Dr. Juma Alkaabi; Dr. Mohamed Farghaly; Dr. Mohamed Hassanein; Dr. Salah Abusnana; and Dr. Tarek Fiad.

The Program will be provided over 4 full days in each region spread throughout 2019 and will be conducted in interactive workshop format

Brief Description of the Program and Its Objectives

  • The overall goal of the program is to establish a baseline unified Endocrinology / Diabetes knowledge for practicing healthcare providers across the country, covering the most common cases.

  • The program is composed of 3 Days on Diabetes and 1 Day on endocrinology to be delivered over 16 separate workshops.

  • The same course is delivered in Dubai, Al Ain, Abu Dhabi and the Northern Emirates.. (4 days in each city).

  • The talks are delivered by senior endocrinologists and diabetologists already working in the field in the UAE.

  • The educational contents are identical in all centers.

  • The Program is CME accredited – offering 6 CME points per workshop.

Program Sponsors Day 1