2013 Scholarships

SAMA Sponsors Training of Pediatric Surgeon in Mayo Clinic, Rochester, MN


Dr. Abdalla Zarroug, MD, FACS, FAAP; SAMA Vice President & Associate Professor of Surgery and Pediatrics, Pediatric Surgeon, Mayo Clinic, Rochester, MN arranged for Dr. Amal Alkhatib to attend a short course in Mayo Clinic.
Dr. Alkhatib completed her Residency in General Surgery in Sudan in 2004, and Fellowship in Pediatric Surgery in Sudan in 2012. She currently works as a Consultant Pediatric Surgeon in Khartoum Teaching Hospital.
Dr. Alkhatib is the second newly graduated, Sudan trained, Pediatric Surgeon to be sponsored by SAMA; the first was Dr. Diaa Salman who currently works as a Consultant Pediatric Surgeon in Medani Teaching Hospital.


SAMA Sponsors Training of Pediatric Cardiothoracic Surgeon in Riley Hospital for Children, Indianapolis, IN


SAMA arranged for Dr. Murtada Ibrahim, Consultant Pediatric Cardiothoracic Surgeon, Ahmed Gasim Hospital, Khartoum, Sudan to attend a short course in Riley Hospital for Children, Indianapolis, IN. Riley Hospital for Children is part of Indiana University Health System, and is one of the top childrens’ hospitals in the United States. Riley Heart Center in Riley Hospital is internationally recognized as a leader in the treatment of children with heart disorders and as a center for basic and translational cardiovascular research