The Medical Education Department (MED) came into existence in 2001 with the purpose of providing innovative medical educational opportunities for the employees of the Dubai Health Authority (DHA) in order to improve the quality of health care to its customers using three centers; the Learning Resource Center, the Professional Development Center and the Academic Affairs Center. Now the Medical Education Department has evolved as one of the most prestigious departments within the Dubai Health Authority concentrating on the professional development and technical competence of the employees of DHA to enhance job skills and competency through quality training and educational activities in collaboration with the world-class educational leaders.
The Medical Education Department focuses on educational activities aimed at enhancing and promoting medical professional developmental activities of the Managerial, Medical and Allied Health employees of DHA. Employees are encouraged to pursue educational and training activities tailored to their scope of practice, based on their professional needs and competencies. The educational and training activities being facilitated by the Medical Education Department will continue to evolve and adapt the quality standard for medical professional development.
The Department consists of the Learning Resource Center, the Professional Development Center, the Academic Affairs Center and the Business Support Office. Medical Education Department is authorized to facilitate educational activities that satisfy the standards for accredited educational events and approve programs that are conducted by the Dubai Health Authority (DHA) and the private health sectors.