The Scientific Advisory Committee (SAC) at Sheikh Shakhbout Medical City (SSMC) is a cornerstone of our commitment to advancing medical research and innovation. The SAC’s primary role is to ensure the scientific merit and validity of all research projects conducted at SSMC. It collaborates closely with the Research Shield – Clinical Trials Unit (CTU) and the Institutional Review Board (IRB) to align research endeavors with SSMC’s strategic objectives. The committee’s responsibilities include enhancing research methodologies in line with local and international best practices, coordinating rigorous statistical reviews, and maintaining compliance with scientific and ethical standards. The SAC plays a pivotal role in advocating for evidence-based practices and keeps abreast of emerging scientific trends, positioning SSMC at the forefront of healthcare innovation. Its rigorous oversight and guidance in research activities underscore SSMC’s dedication to excellence in healthcare and its mission to provide transformational health solutions through clinical practice, education, and research.