RAK College of Dental Sciences, RAK Medical and Health Sciences University, Ras al Khaimah. Hosted Inauguration of Center of Excellence in Innovation, Quality & Innovation (CLIQ) on 04th March 2017.
Medical professionals & dignitaries from UAE, Europe, Pakistan gathered together to attend the inauguration. Honorable guests Prof. Dr. Fadil Çitaku CEO, Academy of Leadership Sciences Switzerland, Dr. Jean Marc Gauer CEO RAK Hospital United Arab Emirates, Dr. Soohyun Jeon Director of Research, Sheikh Saud Bin Saqr Al Qasimi, Dr. Jeong Hee Lee, Quality and Innovation Director Sheikh Khalifa Specialty Hospital RAK, Prof. Dr. Masood Anwar, Riphah International University, Pakistan along with important personalities from Medical Education Arena were present in the inauguration.
Speaking at this moment the Vice chancellor RAK Medical & Health Sciences University Dr. S Gurumadhva Rao has informed the audience about the uniqueness of this center. He emphasized the need of such initiatives in the region to boost learning of quality practices and its implementations for excellence in the field of medical education. Mr. Hassan Mohammed Khan Pro Chancellor Riphah International University & CEO, RAKCODS enlightened the audience on the future role of CLIQ in this region, he informed that this center would be engaged in quality initiatives in the hospital as well as producing world class international conferences and exhibitions. Dr. Fadil Çitaku appreciated the launch of such initiative with the support of ALSS, Switzerland.
Prof. Fadil Citaku presented his popular Çitaku’s leadership competency model for medical education. He is an eminent scholar, Professor of Leadership & CEO, Academy of Leadership Sciences Switzerland.
Center of Excellence of Leadership Innovation and Quality is a national (UAE), regional (Middle East) and international model for Leadership, Innovation and Quality Excellence focusing on Higher Education- in Medicine-Dentistry-Healthcare and Patient Safety. CLIQ’s mission is to serve and educate health professionals, students and professionals from Middle East and all over the world through a highly qualified, equally diverse faculty and staff while striving to provide academic programs, courses, workshops, advising, consulting and coaching that engender the intellectual curiosity, critical thinking, and creativity urgently needed in the working places.
The vision of the CLIQ is to improve professionals, educationists and practitioners learning in leadership, patient safety and quality management. The mission of CLIQ is to enable professionals and students to achieve their full leadership potential, to improve the professional knowledge & skills and enhance their value to both the UAE and international institutions and companies. The aim of CLIQ is to offer excellent leadership development based on the newest insight of leadership quality, and patient safety research and educate the next generation of efficient leadership developers that can make things better in many sectors such as healthcare and higher education.
Prof. Dr. S Gurumadhva RAO (Center) & Mr. Hassan M. Khan (Left) clicking the button to unveil CLIQ