Friday, July 23, 2010

A Royal Visit

On Thursday, our final full day, we were honored to be invited to have an audience with His Highness General Sheikh Mohammed bin Zayed Al Nahyan, Crown Prince of Abu Dhabi.

Dr. Kurt Newman, Surgeon-in-Chief and Senior Vice President of the Sheikh Zayed Institute for Pediatric Surgical Innovation, and Pam King Sams, Executive Vice President and Chief Operating Officer for Children's Hospital Foundation, expressed Children’s National’s gratitude for his generosity and leadership which enabled the creation of the Sheikh Zayed Institute.

The Crown Prince was given presents from Children’s National patients, and discussed the progress of the Institute, including world-class recruitment, construction of facilities, and efforts to expand the partnership to improve the health of children in the UAE and worldwide.