The Technion: Israel’s best medicine

Students of the medical school are some of the country’s best and brightest citizens, be they Christian Arab, Muslim or Jew – serving as a model of coexistence.

By QANTA AHMED
July 10, 2014 12:29
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Medical students of the Technion with Dr. Zaher Azzam (center), vice dean for academic affairs, meet with Dr. Qanta Ahmed.. (photo credit: QANTA AHMED)

 
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It is afternoon in Haifa as I enter the seminar room. Waiting for me are Israel’s lesser known investments in her future – not security barriers or Iron Domes, but people. Today, I am meeting undergraduates of the Technion-Israel Institute of Technology’s medical school, one of the country’s leading universities that also ranks within the top 100 universities globally.

The students sit in silent attention.

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