New Emirates Medical Journal is affiliated with the Emirates Medical Association (EMA)
In 1981, Emirates Medical Association (EMA) was established as a non-profit organization comprising of health practitioners who are members of the EMA as defined by its bylaws. EMA is responsible for supervising and conducting scientific training, events and conferences as well as collaborating with health organizations. EMA launched its work through its competent supervisory, executive and specialist boards and committees. EMA is a scientific organization which has legal personality, and it has its headquarter in Dubai.
EMA aims to improve professional performance, develop and encourage skills, and enrich scientific theory and practice in the different health fields by:
Developing the professional health-related programs and developing sustained medical education programs for health-related disciplines, in line with the general educational framework.
Coordinating with other professional health boards, authorities, associations, inside and outside the UAE.
Encouraging scientific research, publishing scientific papers and issuingdistributing its own journal (EMJ).
Participating in recommending general plans to qualify and develop human resources in health fields.
Organizing seminars, campaigns, workshops, and holding conferences to discuss domestic health problems and solutions.
Encouraging health-related scientific research and proposing research topics.
Approving the establishment of scientific societies for health specialities under the umbrella of EMA.
Abdullah Shehab Emirates Cardiac Society Emirates Medical Association Dubai UAE
Dr. Abdullah Shehab has 22 years of experience in Internal medicine, cardiology and interventional cardiology and medical education. Currently, he serves as the General Secretary of Emirates Cardiac Society and Vice President of Gulf Intervention Society. He is a Fellow of royal college of physicians UK, American college of physician, European society of cardiology, of American college of cardiology, American society of cardiac intervention and fellow of American heart association. Professor Shehab is the Chief editor of Emirates Medical Journal and also serves as editor in many other regional and international journals. Dr. Shehab has published 149 paper in Medline. His research interest includes: Heart failure, Coronary artery disease, Dyslipidaemia, Hypertension, Arrhythmias, Cardiac intervention, Cardiac imaging, Screening for cardiac disease in sport players, Cardiovascular disease in pregnancy.