It is our pleasure to congratulate Ahmed Abu-Zaid, an undergraduate medical student from College of Medicine, for his recent publication in the world’s number one and leading medical journal worldwide ― The New England Journal of Medicine (NEJM). NEJM is the most widely read, cited, and influential general medical journal worldwide with the highest ever impact factor of approximately “52“. The manuscript is titled: “Esophageal Duplication Cyst“. It is co-authored by Ahmed Abu-Zaid and Dr. Ayman Azzam, where Ahmed Abu-Zaid served as the first and corresponding author.

We at Alfaisal are proud of this achievement … I commend you, your college, faculty under the leadership of Dr. Khaled Al-Kattan and the efforts of your academic advisor Dr. Akef Obeidat​”

Prof. Faisal Al Mubarak ― Provost, Vice President & Chief Academic Officer at Alfaisal University.

Congratulations on this truly exceptional scholarly accomplishment for any medical professional, let alone an undergraduate student at Alfaisal

Prof. Mamoun M. Bader ― Vice Provost for Academic Affairs at Alfaisal University.

Congratulation for your great achievements…We are proud that you will be Alfaisal graduate

Dr. Khaled Al-Kattan ― Professor of Surgery and Dean of College of Medicine.

It is truly a great success from a distinguished student. One can only dream about publishing an original article in this journal. Congratulations Ahmed. You made the dream comes true for you

Dr. Paul K. Ganguly ― Professor of Anatomy and Cell biology at College of Medicine.

Great achievement Dr. Ahmed! It is an investigator’s dream, even in the US, to publish in the NEJM. Congratulations…You have set a new standard for Alfaisal grads

Dr.  Mohammad H. Rajab ― Professor of Epidemiology, Biostatistics, Community and Public Health at  College of Medicine.

​​”Congratulations for your recent communication. You are, without any doubt, a gift for Science!

Dr. Moni Nader ― ​ Ahmed Abu-Zaid’s former research mentor, and Assistant Professor of Physiology at College of Medicine.