Prof. Hossam Hamdy is a visiting Faculty and Associate Dean for Academic Affairs, Qatar University. He was a Vice Chancellor for Medical & Health Sciences Colleges at the University of Sharjah, Professor of Surgery and Medical Education, University of Sharjah. For the last thirty years, he has introduced innovation and quality medical education in the Middle East and Gulf region. His areas of interest are leadership, curriculum development, innovation in learning strategies, clinical education, assessment, program evaluation, quality measurement and accreditation in Medical Education. In January 2012, he was awarded “Le Médaille du Chevalier Français” by the French Ministry of Education and in April 2011, he won the Sheikh Khalifa Award for Higher Education as “Distinguished Professor in Teaching”.