Ajman, United Arab Emirates — The newly launched Thumbay Institute/college at Gulf Medical University marks a revolutionary milestone as it becomes the first-of-its kind in the Middle East to specialize adoption of artificial intelligence to transform the medical education landscape, thus opening new avenues for research, education, healthcare delivery, innovation, and technological advancements in the field.
“The visionary idea behind this pioneering Thumbay Institute/College of artificial intelligence in healthcare is the brainchild of our Founder President, Dr. Thumbay Moideen. The launch of this groundbreaking institute signifies a significant milestone in Gulf Medical University’s journey, focusing specifically on the integration of artificial intelligence in healthcare,” said Professor Hossam Hamdy, Chancellor of Gulf Medical University.
The Thumbay Institute/College of AI in Healthcare, at the Gulf Medical University campus in Ajman, is not only dedicated to leveraging the potential of Artificial Intelligence (AI) in medical education but also recognizes the significance of emerging technologies like the metaverse. Serving as a hub for interdisciplinary collaboration, the Institute aims to bring together experts in medicine, computer science, data analytics, and metaverse technology. The innovative programs and courses designed by the Institute blend theoretical knowledge with hands-on training, empowering students to develop cutting-edge AI solutions that are specifically tailored to the healthcare domain.
Health professionals of the future will be working in a technology and digital driven work environment where artificial intelligence will be integral to the practice of Medicine. The Institute/college will offer certificate courses and training in collaboration with University of Applied Sciences Upper Austria and other leading universities in Europe and Technology companies worldwide. Furthermore, it will also offer comprehensive digital skill development programs to healthcare professionals, equipping them with the necessary expertise to thrive as future healthcare professionals.
The is scheduled to be operational by September 2023, and will offer comprehensive certificate programs to start with and pave way for the transition into Bachelors and master’s program, to be submitted to the CAA for approval and Accreditation as per guidelines set by the Ministry of Education UAE.