RCSI Bahrain Royal College of Surgeons in Ireland

Institute of Leadership at RCSI Bahrain Welcomes 37 Masters Students

Institute of Leadership 

Professor Sameer Otoom, RCSI Bahrain President, Professor Joe McMenamin, Vice President for Academic Affairs, and Dr Michael Shannon, Director of the Institute of Leadership Programme -RCSI Bahrain, welcomed 37 Masters Students who are undertaking hosted Masters Programmes in Healthcare Management and Quality & Safety in Healthcare Management.

The programmes offer a wide range of education, competencies and skills development for healthcare and management staff focusing on core components of leadership, management and quality & safety in healthcare management. Critically, the programmes affords student's opportunities to explore and analyse complex leadership, organisational and managerial challenges and deploy a broad range of tools to identify, assess and implement solutions to enable leadership and quality within and across healthcare.

Students attending these programmes represent Medicine, Nursing, Pharmacy, Physiotherapy, Policy, Administration and Health Insurance. A distinct asset of these Masters programmes is a strong focus on the characteristics and dynamics of multi-professional teams and learning from the variety of disciplines represented on the various programmes.

Dr Michael Shannon highlighted the supportive atmosphere that is facilitated by the Institutes of Leadership staff that fosters the student's leadership and management development through evidenced based practice, reflection, dialogue, advocacy and enquiry. Dr Shannon thanked Professor Sameer Otoom and Professor Joe McMenamin and RCSI Bahrain staff for supporting the Institute of Leadership programmes.