• 1/18/2024

    Doha, 17 January, 2024 - Hamad Medical Corporation (HMC), Qatar's premier healthcare provider, proudly announces its inaugural event, the Qatar Thoracic Conference 2024, to be held from 15 to 17 February 2024, at the Sheraton Grand Doha Resort & Convention Hotel.

    This conference is designed to bring together distinguished experts, researchers, and healthcare professionals worldwide to exchange knowledge and explore the latest innovations in thoracic medicine.

    This three-day conference offers an exclusive platform for multidisciplinary discussions encompassing various topics of thoracic medicine, spanning the diagnosis, treatment, and management of lung diseases, respiratory disorders, and thoracic surgery. With a strong emphasis on innovation, research, and evidence-based practices, the conference will facilitate collaboration and networking opportunities among participants.

    Dr. Hisham Abdul Sattar, Chair of Scientific Committee and Chief of Pulmonology, expressed his enthusiasm about this initiative, he said: "We are thrilled to host the inaugural Qatar Thoracic Conference in 2024. This conference is crucial in advancing thoracic medicine in Qatar and the wider region. By bringing together leading experts, we aim to foster knowledge sharing and promote the adoption of cutting-edge techniques and technologies."

    The Qatar Thoracic Conference 2024 boasts a diverse program featuring panel discussions and interactive sessions. Distinguished speakers worldwide will share their insights on lung cancer, interventional pulmonology, sleep medicine, and more including Dr. Ammar Sadoon, an Associate Professor at the Division of Pulmonology and Sleep Medicine, University of Alabama at Birmingham (UAB). The conference will also welcome Professor Ahmed BaHammam,a distinguished Pulmonary and Sleep Medicine Professor at King Saud University (KSU) in Riyadh, Dr. Amjad Tuffaha, a Clinician in pediatric pulmonary and allergy/immunology, Professor Ella A. Kazerooni, a Radiology and Internal Medicine Professor at the University of Michigan, Dr. Hanaa Banjar, Professor of Pediatrics at Alfaisal University, Riyadh. Professor Nick Maskell, a Professor of Respiratory Medicine at The University of Bristol and Professor Omar Usmani, a Professor at the National Heart and Lung Institute (NHLI), Imperial College London.

    Additionally, there are several distinguished local speakers, including Dr. Abdullatif Al Khal, the Head of the Infectious Diseases Division at HMC, Dr. Adham Darweesh, a Senior Consultant Radiologist at HMC, Professor Ibrahim Janahi, Chair of Medical Education and the Division Chief of Pulmonology at Sidra Medicine, Dr. Ahmed Al Mohammed, Chairman, DoM, HMC, Deputy Chief Medical Officer, Medical Services, and Dr. Hisham Abdul Aleem Abdul Sattar Ahmed, the Chief of the Pulmonary Division at HGH and a Weill Cornell Medicine Professor in Qatar.

    The conference will also provide a platform for participants to showcase their research findings through poster presentations.

    In addition to the robust scientific program, attendees will have the opportunity to explore an exhibition showcasing the latest advancements in thoracic medicine. Leading pharmaceutical companies, medical device manufacturers, and healthcare organizations will present innovative products and services, enriching the learning experience.

    For registration and further details about the Qatar Thoracic Conference 2024, please visit the conference website (https://shorturl.at/iuwRX).. As seats are limited, we encourage interested individuals to secure their spots promptly.