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Top performing students earn a spot on the WCM-Q Dean’s Honor List


Doha – The Weill Cornell Medicine-Qatar (WCM-Q) Dean’s Honor List has recognized the academic performance of 53 high-achieving basic and pre-medical students at a ceremony.

The list included students who achieved a cumulative grade point average of 3.75 or higher during the fall or spring semester of the 2021-22 academic year. An impressive 30 students scored a double win by earning a spot on the roster in both semesters.

Speaking at the ceremony, Dr. Javaid Sheikh, Dean of WCM-Q said, “I would like to congratulate every student who has earned a well-deserved place on the Dean’s Honor List. It is not an easy accomplishment. It takes excellence and commitment to be named a high achiever, qualities that these students all demonstrated clearly, without a doubt. Congratulations once again.”

Dr. Sean Holroyd, Associate Dean for Student Affairs at WCM-Q, said, “It’s wonderful to have so many students here today to celebrate their successful year with their colleagues and families. Having a place on the Dean’s Honor List represents a commitment and dedication to the study of medicine. These students have established a solid foundation on which they can deepen their knowledge as their medical studies progress. Cheer ! »

One of the award-winning pre-med students of the Class of 2026, Aisha Al-Mulla, said, “To excel academically, I worked hard and overcame many challenges. I am therefore delighted to have this recognition. We medical students have a lot to do; the dean’s list marks the beginning of many achievements. Without the help of my family, I would not have had this opportunity, and I am truly grateful. I also want to express my gratitude to the WCM-Q instructors for their support and guidance over the years.

WCM-Q alumnus Dr. Mohammed Al-Hijji, Class of 2011, now Consultant in Interventional and Structural Cardiology at Hamad Medical Corporation Cardiac Hospital, delivered the keynote address at the ceremony, saying, “ The best preparation for tomorrow is to do today’s work superbly well. I think this group of high achievers exemplifies that saying of Sir William Osler. Congratulations to you, your family, friends and mentors on this academic achievement. and this success. You are here tonight because of your perseverance and self-discipline to do great work. You are here tonight because you woke up each day at Weill Cornell to set an example as future leaders.
Dean’s Honor List 202122

Foundation Program

Lolwa Al-Abdulghani, Abdulaziz Alansari, Yaqoub Al-Jaidah, Sara Al Kaabi, Maha Almarri, Sama Ayoub, Shahad Ibrahim, Jane Manyama.

Pre-medical program

Leena Aboidris, Amr Ahmed, Lina Ahmed, Younggyu Ahn, Ahmad Al-Ansari, Mohammed Al-Ansari, Nafla Al-Attiyah, Mohammed Al-Bishri, Maryam Al-Hamadi, Sumaya Hussein Ali, AlDana Al-Khalaf, Haya Al-Kuwari , Nawaf Al-Muhannadi, Aisha Al-Mulla, Fatima Almusleh, Amal AlNaemi, Yousef Al-Najjar, Noor Al-Sayegh, Manar Al-Shukri, Kareem Aly, Sushanthi Anandaraja, Maryam Arabi, Sarah Baig, Azwa Dilawar, Anam Ehtesham, Ahmed El-Naas, Kareem Fanous, Omar Hamad, Raghad Ibrahim, Nour Jaouni, Yazan Kaddorah, Aisha Kafoud, Ibtihal Kamal, Mohammed Keshaish, Surin Lee, Anns Mahboob, Hana Nishan, Aqib Abdul Rahman, Zoya Salahuddin, Aparajita Sarkar, Shaunak Sarker , Degiri Kalana Senevirathne, Leena Syed, Sanish Varghese, Mahmoud Yousef.


About Weill Cornell Medicine – Qatar

Weill Cornell Medicine – Qatar is a partnership between Cornell University and the Qatar Foundation. It offers a comprehensive six-year medical program leading to the Cornell University medical degree with instruction from Professors Cornell and Weill Cornell and physicians from Hamad Medical Corporation (HMC), Aspetar Orthopedic and Sports Hospital Medicine, Primary Health Care Corporation, Feto Maternal Center and Sidra Medicine, who hold positions at Weill Cornell. Through its biomedical research program, WCM-Q is building a sustainable research community in Qatar while advancing basic science and clinical research. Through its Faculty of Medicine, WCM-Q seeks to provide the best possible education for medical students, to improve current and future health care, and to provide high quality health care to the people of Qatar.

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