AAHCI-MENA Webinar | Online Teaching and Faculty Development

Wednesday, August 26 at 3:00 pm Beirut Time

AAHCI MENA regional office host, American University of Beirut Medical Center (AUBMC), held a Webinar on “Online Teaching and Faculty Development” during COVID-19. Since the pandemic, many instructors and institutions have shifted to deliver their courses online, and the need for quality online instruction is not going away anytime soon. This Webinar included perspectives in the region on recommended approaches, challenges, and lessons learned to the blended instruction of continuing medical education in this time. As medical education moves through a period of great change, this webinar provides valuable resources, including a US-approach.


  • Hossam Hamdy, PhD
    Gulf Medical University, UAE
  • Ibrahim Janahi, MD
    Professor of Clinical Pediatrics
    Weil Cornell Medicine-Qatar
    Chairman, Medical Education and DIO
    Division Chief, Pediatric Pulmonology
    Sidra Medicine, Qatar
  • Rumeyza Kazancioglu, MD
    Professor of Nephrology
    Bezmialem Vakif University, Turkey


  • Iman Hakim, MD, PhD, MPH
    Dean, Mel & Enid Zuckerman College of Public Health
    Professor of Public Health, Family & Community Medicine & Nutrition
    Mel & Enid Zuckerman Endowed Chair in Public Health
    Founding Director, Global Health Institute
    Prof. Arizona Cancer Center & Sarver Heart Center
    University of Arizona, USA