MCW enters into cooperation agreement with University of Sharjah, UAE

Special to The Freeman

August 4, 2014

MILWAUKEE The Medical College of Wisconsin is exploring ways to partner and collaborate on education, training and research endeavors with leaders and students at the University of Sharjah in the United Arab Emirates.

John R. Raymond, president and CEO of MCW, recently visited the Emirate of Sharjah in UAE to sign a memorandum of understanding with University of Sharjah Chancellor Hamid Al Naimiy, according to a MCW statement.

Both parties want to foster international cooperation through scholarly exchange, which could occur through visiting faculty members and research scholars, exchange of students, joint research activities and meetings concerning education and research, joint educational programs at the graduate level, and medical residency training programs and fellowships, the statement said.

As part of this cooperation, Froedtert & the Medical College of Wisconsin health network has begun efforts to develop an expanded program for international patients.