Welcome Message

The year 1979 witnessed the birth of Family Medicine in the Eastern Mediterranean Region (EMR) when the American University of Beirut initiated the first training program of the discipline in the region. During these forty years, Family Medicine training programs, with widely varied and diverse curriculum..


Dr. Jinan Usta
President , Wonca EMR

As the President of Wonca EMR Organization, it gives me great pleasure and honour to welcome you to the sixth edition of the conference, The Sixth Wonca East Mediterranean Region Family Medicine Congress which will be held from 21st – 23rd March 2019 in Phoenicia hotel, Beirut – Lebanon.


Dr. Mohamed Tarawneh 
Immediate Past President, Wonca EMR

It is my honor and pleasure to invite you to attend the 6th WONCA-EMR Family Medicine Congress in Lebanon. We look forward to welcoming family doctors and general practitioners, students and professionals from around the globe to explore the successful journey of WONCA conferences


Dr. Khalil Ashkar

Call for Abstracts

The Sixth Wonca East Mediterranean Region Family Medicine Congress 2019 (WONCA EMR 2019) Scientific Committee invites authors to submit abstracts for oral, poster and workshop abstracts to be presented at Wonca EMR 2019.Read More »


Register for The Sixth Wonca East Mediterranean Region Family Medicine Congress 2019 (WONCA EMR 2019) and join the leading Family Medicine Congress in the Region with unique opportunity to interact with highly renowned experts in family medicine.Read More »


It is a unique opportunity to be at the forefront of leading experts and professionals from both corporate and governmental departments as well as nursing and allied health specialists.Read More »

Famous Speakers

To discuss state-of-the-art information and share knowledge through a series of plenary sessions, workshops, oral and poster presentations, also providing a great networking opportunity for all the attendees to interact with the top faculty from around the world.


The final CME credit hours will be published prior to the conference.Read More »


Exclusive Hotel Rates for WONCA EMR 2019 delegates! Stay tuned for the list of hotels.Read More »

Who Should Attend :

  • Family Physicians
  • Family Medicine Residents
  • General Practitioners
  • Public and Community Health Doctors
  • Nurses
  • Psychologist
  • Social workers
  • Paramedical Staff
  • Medical Students
  • Rehabilitation Doctors & Physiotherapist

Important Dates:

  • 31 October 2018 – Early Bird Registration Opens
  • 31 October 2018 – Abstract submission opens
  • 31 October 2018 – Program schedule & program topics announced
  • 05 November 2018 – Keynote speakers / program announcement
  • 15 November 2018 – Pre-conference workshop registration opens
  • 10 January 2019 – Last date for Early bird registration

Why Attend

From Last Conference ( WONCA EMR 2018 )


WONCA EMR 2019 will take place on 21 – 23 March 2019 at the
Phoenicia Hotel Beirut,Lebanon