Weill Cornell Medicine-Qatar (WCM-Q) is at the forefront of medical education, clinical care, and biomedical research in the Middle East. Established in 2001 as a partnership between Cornell University in the US and Qatar Foundation, WCM-Q is part of Cornell University and was the first US university to offer its MD degree overseas. WCM-Q is also home to a world-class biomedical research program which investigates the most pressing health concerns facing Qatar and the region, as well as providing comprehensive training opportunities for local researchers. WCM-Q is dedicated to delivering excellence in education, patient care and biomedical research.