Annual Medical Congress 2019

welcome letters

Dear Colleagues,

It is my pleasure to welcome you to the 24th annual congress of Saint George Hospital University Medical Center which will be held on October 10th, 11th and 12th under the patronage of His Eminence Metropolitan Elias Audi.

Saint George Hospital University Medical Center strives to serve the community and aims at delivering high-quality health care. We constantly work with a focused effort to improve performance and acquire the latest cutting edge medical technology.

Our highly specialized physicians and medical staff are committed to providing state-of-the-art care, as well as achieving scientific progress in the field of research with the collaboration of residents.

This annual congress is an opportunity for us to come together and brainstorm about the latest advancements in the medical field and share the achievements and expertise that were gathered over the past 141 years in the life of Saint George Hospital University Medical Center. This event will feature live transmissions of procedures in gastroenterology and gynecology. Additionally, various talks in the fields of neurology, geriatrics, cancer genetics, pain management, wound care, pulmonary medicine, neonatology, pediatrics and medical imaging will be presented.

We are pleased to host international experts with different medical backgrounds to speak about breakthroughs in their respective fields and to share with us their vast and multidisciplinary experience.

Last but not least, I would like to thank our sponsors for their continuous support and excellent job in making this event happen.

Finally, on behalf of the Scientific and Organizing Committees, I look forward to welcoming you to what promises to be an exciting, meaningful and fruitful event.

Yours faithfully

Alexandre Nehme, MD, MBA
Interim Dean of Saint George University of Beirut - Faculty of Medicine
Chief Medical Officer of Saint George Hospital University Medical Center