Dr Harifi is a Moroccan board certified rheumatologist based in Dubai, a Fellow of the Université de Strasbourg, one of France’s best research universities specialized in auto-immune diseases. She completed her Post-Graduate Certificate in Interventional Rheumatology, and her French Certificate in Musculoskeletal Ultrasound from L’Université Pierre et Marie Curie (UPMC), Sorbonne Universités, Paris. Dr Harifi is an expert in Musculoskeletal Ultrasound and she has been leading many teaching programs in this field in the UAE and the Middle East region. She co-organized the pre-APLAR conference and EULAR endorsed course of MSK ultrasound held in Dubai in 2017. She is actively involved in research and education, and has been published in numerous peer reviewed journals.