From Prevention to Innovation: A SEHA-Mayo Clinic Collaboration

1 - 4 February 2021

Dubai World Trade Centre

A new addition to the Arab Health roste, From Prevention to Innovation (13.75 CME credits) is the first SEHA-Mayo collaborative meeting highlighting the relationship between the two institutions.  Aligning with the bigger trends in the UAE, this conference will look at covering the prevention of disease to the most recent innovation in the care of the complex patient, with the added value of artificial intelligence and connected care.

The conference will include prominent speakers from SEHA who will open up each session, and will be followed by specialised talks from Mayo Clinic experts. Join the two day conference to hear and learn more from those making a difference in the field of healthcare.

Key speakers:

  • Dr Mohamad Bydon, Neurosurgeon, Principal Investigator, Mayo Clinic Neuro-Informatics Lab, Mayo Clinic, Rochester, USA
  • Dr Seema Kumar, Consultant & Chair, Division of Paediatric Endocrinology and Metabolism, Department of Paediatric and Adolescent Medicine, Mayo Clinic, Rochester, USA
  • Dr Abdulmajeed Al Zubaidi, Chief Medical Officer, Mafraq, Abu Dhabi, UAE
  • Dr Mohamed Al Seiari, Chair, SEHA Nephrology and Transplantation Council, SEHA, Abu Dhabi, UAE
  • Dr Harini Chakkera, Transplant Nephrologist, Medical Director, Pancreas Transplant Program, Mayo Clinic, Phoenix, USA

Key topics:


  • Prevention challenges and successes in Middle East
  • Childhood obesity: the modern epidemic


  • New-born resuscitation: what do the
    current guidelines recommend?
  • Perinatal morbidity and mortality in Middle East
  • Liver transplantation: the nuts and bolts of the transplant process
  • Care of the complex patients: team base intervention


  • Artificial intelligence in heart disease
  • Multi-omics: the next frontier of individualized medicine
  • Impact of genomics in clinical practice

Benefits of attending:

  • Integrate current practices in prevention and intervention across a
    variety of medical specialties.
  • Discover innovative approaches to delivery of healthcare.
  • Explore the current epidemiological trends in a variety of medical specialties
  • Integrate best practices from SEHA and Mayo Clinic in patient care.
  • Devise effective practice models to elevate patient care in the UAE.  

CME provided by:

Accreditation statement:

The Mayo Clinic School of Continuous Professional Development is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME) to provide continuing medical education for physicians.

The Mayo Clinic School of Continuous Professional Development designates this live activity for a maximum of 13.75 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

Participants claiming CME credit from this activity may submit the credit hours to the American Osteopathic Association for Category 2 credit.

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