American Univesity of Beirut

Fellowship and Residency Research Program (FRRP)

​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​It is a required component of the Fellowship and Residency program where categorical residents and clinical fellows are required to carry out one research project throughout their residency or fellowship period. 

Download ​FR​RP Guide​​

FRRP P​ublications​


​​​​Target Audience

Categorical residents and clinical fellows in the Faculty of Medicine​.


  • To provide residents and clinical fellows with a research experience:
    • From carrying out the Literature review till manuscript submission
    • ​Poster creation and presentation and/or oral presentation of their research work in the annual clinical research open
  • To connect residents and clinical fellows with advisors, who will supervise and evaluate their performance, which in turn allows them to develop long term professional relationships
  • To offer research related sessions to residents and clinical fellows 
  • To develop a publication in a peer-reviewed journal

FRRP Process​

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​FRRP Portal

​​​FRRP Portal ​where residents and fellows can log in using their AUB username and password to fill out the requirements and retrieve evaluations and feedback:
  • Interest Questionnaire and CITI certificate
  • Letter of Intent (LOI)
  • Proposal 
  • Exit Questionnaire

​​​​Clinical Research Portal at AUBMC

​Residents and Fellows can access the Clinical Research Portal at AUBMC​ to learn more about the projects that faculty members at AUBMC are working on.​

FRRP Forms ​

2019/2020 lecture series calendar:

All lectures are from 1:00pm till 2:00pm at SB101

​FRRP team members

FRRP director: Hani Tamim, PhD
FRRP coordinator: Aya Hammoud, MPH


Contact information

Ms. Aya Hammoud
Telephone: 961 1350000 ext. 5776​


​​FRRP Committee Members

  • Dr. Mohammad Issam Khatib (Anesthesiology)
  • ​Dr. Ossama Abbas (Dermatology)
  • Dr. Roula Hourany (Diagnostic Radiology)
  • Dr. Ralphe Bou Chebl (Emergency Medicine)
  • Dr. Jumana Antoun (Family Medicine)
  • Dr​​. Marwan Refaat (Internal Medicine)
  • Dr. Ahmad Beydoun (Neurology)
  • Dr. Johnny Salameh​​ (Neurology)
  • Dr. Fadi Mirza (Obstetrics & Gynecology)
  • Dr. Ziad Bashour (Ophthalmology)
  • Dr. Rami Mahfouz (Pathology & Lab Medicine)
  • Dr. Ghassan Dbaibo (Pediatrics)
  • Dr. Salman Mroueh (Pediatrics)
  • Dr. Fadi Maalouf (Psychiatry)
  • Dr. Bassem Youssef (Radiation Oncology)
  • Dr. Walid Faraj (Surgery)



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