SASEM Scientific Assemblies 2017

Dammam Dammam

Feb 2 - 6, 2017

SASEM 2017 Scientific Assembly


SASEM 2017 is a medial conference in the field of emergency medicine which includes 2 days

pre conference workshops, and 3 days' lectures track in adult emergency, pediatrics

emergencies, trauma, toxicology, environmental emergencies, critical care and resuscitations,

pre hospital care, disaster medicine, administration, research and education. During the

conference there will be an exhibition corner, and research posters.

Date and time:

Workshops: 2nd, 3rd of February 2017 - Site One University Hospital Simulation Lab.

Main Conference: 4th, 5th, 6th February 2017 –University of Dammam


University of Dammam: Main conventional hall, library and the College of Architecture main

lecture hall.

Predicated Patronage:

- HHR Prince Saud Bin Naif Al Saud: Governor of Eastern Province

- HH Minister of MOH, Mr. Tawfiq Al Rabiah.

- His Excellency, the President of the University of Dammam, Dr. Abdullah M. Al Rubaish.

- His Excellency, Director of Eastern Province Health Affairs, Dr. Saleh Al Sallouk.

Target Audiences:

National and international emergency medicine healthcare providers: consultant, specialties,

registrars, nurses, paramedics, residents, students.

Non-emergency medicine healthcare providers: hospitalists, surgeons, internists, pediatricians,


Forecasted number of registered audience: 1000 – 1500 registered.

SASEM 2017 Committees:

- Executive Committee: SASEM Board of Directors Representatives and Nominees:

Dr. Ahmed Wazzan, Dr. Mohammed Al Helail, Dr. Abdullah Alhadhira

- Organizing Committee: Eastern Province Chapter President, Dr. Mohammed Al Shahrani

- Scientific Committee: SASEM 2017 Scientific Assembly Committee Nominees: Dr.Abdullah Al

Hadhira, Dr.Mohammed Alabdrab Al Nabi, Dr.Meteb Al Gethami, Dr.Thamir Al Jenaid.

- Workshops organizer: Dr. Amal Alsulaibikh

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Amal Yousif

Assistant Professor, KSAU-HS

Bio: Emergency Medicine Consultant Section Head UCC & Triage unit KASCH Chairman of Policy & Procedures Committee

Bander Aldhafery

assistant professor, University of Dammam

Bio: Chairman of radiology department, college of medicine, University of Dammam. Chairman of radiological science, college of applied medical science, University of Dammam. Assistant professor and consultant, endovascular and interventional radiology, King Fahad hospital of the university

Basem Albahrani

Emergency Medicine Consultant, Johns Hopkins Aramco Healthcare

Bio: 2001 – Present: Emergency Medicine Consultant, Saudi Aramco Medical Services Organization / Johns Hopkins Aramco Healthcare, Saudi Arabia1999 – 2001: Medical Doctor (MD), Riyadh Military Hospital, Riyadh, Saudi Arabia Medical School: 1993 – 1999: Bachelor of Medicine and Bachelor of Surgery (MBBS), Dammam University (previously King Faisal University), Dammam, Saudi Arabia Residency: 2005 – 1010: Fellow of the Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons of Canada Emergency Medicine (FRCPC-EM), The Ottawa Hospital, Ottawa, Canada Education: 2005 – 2010: Canadian Board of Emergency Medicine, The University of Ottawa, Ottawa, Canada.

Faisal Alhawaj

Emergency Medicine Consultant, KFHU

Bio: Emergency Medicine Consultant

Hisham Sonbul

EM Consultant, KAUH

Bio: Emergency Medicine Consultant

Jesse Pines

Director, Center for Healthcare Innovation and Policy Research, George Washington University

Bio: Director of the Center for Healthcare Innovation and Policy Research and a Professor of Emergency Medicine in the George Washington (GW) University School of Medicine and Health Sciences and a Professor of Health Policy and Management at GW Milken Institute School of Public Health (MISPH). Dr. Pines is a board-certified emergency physician practicing at GW Hospital with extensive experience in quality improvement, patient safety, operations research, and clinical epidemiology. Dr. Pines is the Principal Investigator for Urgent Matters, a program that disseminates information on best practices in emergency care. Dr. Pines holds a B.A. in the Biological Basis of Behavior and a Masters of Science in Clinical Epidemiology from University of Pennsylvania and an MD and a Masters in Business Administration from Georgetown University. He completed a residency in emergency medicine at the University of Virginia Health Sciences Center and a fellowship in research at Penn. Dr. Pines has been awarded funding from multiple organizations, and is author on more than 240 peer-reviewed publications and has published 5 books.

Aref Malabery

King Saud University Medical City in Riyadh

Bio: Dr. Aaref is an Assistant professor of Emergency Medicine at King Saud University Medical City in Riyadh and currently the head of the Medical education division in the department. Dr. Aref completed his training in Emergency Medicine at McGill University in 2012, and obtained the American board of emergency Medicine in 2013. After completion of his EM training, he completed a fellowship in critical care medicine and advanced level III Echocardiography at McGill University in 2014.

Abdulhadi Tashkandi


Bio: Clinical Assistant Professor, Taibah University. Regional Director of Postgraduate Education & Academic Affairs, Prince Mohammed Bin Abdulaziz Hospital, Al-Madinah Al-Munawarah. Consultant & Chairman of Emergency Department, Prince Mohammed Bin Abdul-Aziz Hospital, Al-Madinah Al-Munawarah Fellow of The Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons of Canada in Emergency Medicine

Abdulla Al Sakka


Bio: Emergency Medicine Consultant, the Head of SCFHC Scientific Board on Emergency Medicine Speciality

Abdullah Mulhim


Bio: Emergency Medicine Specialist

Ahmad Wazzan


Bio: he president of Saudi Society of Emergency Medicine and an assistant professor of Emergency Medicine & Trauma in King Saud bin Abdulaziz University for Heath Sciences, Ministry of National Guard Health Affairs. A member of scientific board of emergency medicine in the Saudi board of Emergency Medicine by the SCHS. An examiner in the Saudi and Arab Board of Emergency Medicine. A certified emergency department director by the ACEP emergency department director’s academy (EDDA). A certified emergency department executive by the International Emergency Department Leadership Institute

Ahmed Alrabghi


Bio: Emergency Medicine Consultant

Ahmed Alamry


Bio: The executive director of quality and patient safety in the Ministry of National Guard Affairs, an assistant professor of Emergency Medicine in King Saud bin Abdulaziz University for Health and Sciences & an Emergency Medicine consultant in King Abdulaziz Medical City. The current coordinator of KAMC-RD performance improvement committee A member of KAMC-RD risk management. A member of Corporate Infection Control Committee. A member of NGHA Medical Practice Review Committee. A member of The Royal College of Physician and Surgeons of Canada. A member of The Saudi Commission for Health Specialities (SCHS). An examiner in the Saudi Board of Emergency Medicine in the SCHS. A trainer in Ultrasound Critical Management Course

Ahmed Alsakha


Bio: Emergency Medicine Specialist

Anas Hamam

NGHA WR Emergency Medicine Consultant

Bio: Bachelor of Arts in Theoretical and advanced Physics, Bachelor of Arts in Advanced Non-linear Mathematics, Medical Bachelor and Bachelor of Surgery, King Abdul-Aziz University Medical School. Board Certified Board in Emergency Medicine (Saudi Arabian|). Currently working as Associate Consultant of Emergency Medicine at MNGHA – Jeddah, Assistant Prof. of Emergency Medicine at Ibn Sin College of Medicine – Jeddah, Author and director of the ECG teaching course “Understanding ECG, for once, for all", Publisher of several research articles in many Emergency Medicine disciplines

Andrew Worster

McMaster University

Bio: A staff emergency physician & professor of emergency medicine, clinical epidemiology and biostatistics at McMaster University. The current director and editor-in-chief of Best Evidence in Emergency Medicine (BEEM) An investigator for multiple clinical Studies. A researcher on diagnostic tests in emergency medicine, which is funded by the Canadian Institute of Health Research. Advocate of evidence-based emergency medicine. Published of multiple peer-reviewed papers on evidence-based emergency medicine.

Auday Al Khunaizi


Bio: Bachelor of Medicine and Bachelor of Surgery degree at King Faisal University, Dr. Auday pursued an emergency medicine training in King Abdul-Aziz Medical City in Riyadh. He then went on to complete a critical care fellowship in McGill University, Canada. He also received a diploma of health and social service management, American College of Emergency Medicine Teaching fellowship, Critical care research fellowship, and a Certificate in quality management from Manitoba, Canada. He is currently a consultant of Emergency medicine and critical care in Dammam Medical complex.

Bandar Baw


Bio: Graduated from Medical school of King Abdul-Aziz University, Jeddah, Saudi Arabia. Completed royal college residency training program in emergency medicine at McMaster University, Hamilton, Canada. Completed royal college fellowship in Clinical pharmacology and toxicology at University of Toronto, Canada. Certified both of Canadian and American board of Emergency Medicine- Fellow of the Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons of Canada in Emergency Medicine and Clinical Pharmacology and Toxicology – Master of Science in health science education, McMaster University, Hamilton, Canada. Consultant in Emergency Medicine and Clinical Pharmacologist and Toxicologist at King Abdul-Aziz medical city, National Guard Health Affairs, Riyadh, Saudi Arabia. Emergency Medicine Staff, Hamilton health sciences, McMaster University, Hamilton, Ontario, Canada. Interested in Medical Education and Research, especially Curriculum development, evaluation and competency based education. – Lead author and founder of “McTox” curriculum designed for Emergency Medicine and Internal Medicine Residency training programs at McMaster University, Western University and University of British Columbia, Canada.

Jaffar Al-Tawfiq


Bio: Dr. Jaffar Al-Tawfiq is a consultant of internal medicine and infectious diseases at Johns Hopkins Aramco Healthcare (JHAH). He completed medical school at King Faisal University School of Medicine, Saudi Arabia, internal medicine residency and Infectious Diseases Fellowship at Indiana University School of Medicine, Indiana (USA). Dr. Al-Tawfiq had multiple publications peer reviewed journals. He participated in many international conferences and various regional and local seminars. Dr. Al-Tawfiq received many publication awards from Indiana University and Saudi Aramco Medical Services Organization (SAMSO). He served as a consultant to the World Health Organization and the Saudi Ministry of Health.

Fahad Bahaidarah


Bio: Emergency Medicine Fellow

Fahad Naseem


Bio: Board certified in Emergency Medicine by the American Board of Emergency Medicine (ABEM), June 2001. Re-certification: December 2009, December 2015. Board certified in in Medical Toxicology by the American Board of Emergency Medicine (ABEM), December 2008. Re-certification: December 2014 Emergency Medicine Specialist and Medical Toxicologist Sub-Specialist American Board Certification. Emergency Medicine Specialist (July 2000 to present). Medical Toxicologist (July 2007 to present). Former AHHC (Hasa) EMS Unit Head (March 2004 to June 2005). Saudi Aramco Disaster and Pre-Hospital designee (July 2007-June 2009)

Hani Baroum


Bio: Emergency medicine consultant (2007 – current), EMS section head (2008 – current), Disaster preparedness plan chair (2012-2016), Residency training program (2010-2012), Red Crescent authority consultancy group (2008-2009), Hajj supervisor MOH group (2008-2010), MOH hajj disaster and preparedness group, Completed Residency McGill University, Montreal Canada (2000-2005). Fellowship University of Toronto, Toronto, Canada (2005-2007)

Jameel Abualenain

King Abdulaziz University

Bio: Chairman of the Department of Emergency Medicine, Consultant and Assistant Professor of Emergency Medicine King Abdulaziz University Hospital (KAUH), Jeddah, Saudi Arabia. The Director of the Quality, Research, & Development Unit in the Clinical Skills & Simulation Center, which is an Accredit Simulation center by: The Society of Simulation in Healthcare, USA (1st center in All 5 Standards outside USA) Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons of Canada (1st center outside Canada). Certified Healthcare Simulation Educator (CHSE) by the Society of Simulation in Healthcare. Director & Instructor for multiple Simulation-based training courses and workshops Dr. Abualenain is: American Board-certified in Emergency Medicine (ABEM) Fellow of the American College of Emergency Physicians (FACEP) Fellow of the American Academy of Emergency Medicine (FAAEM) Assistant Professor of Emergency Medicine @ The George Washington University, USA; where he did his EM residency training, fellowships, & Masters: Simulation & Medical Education fellowship Emergency care operations, health policy and research fellowship Master Teacher, Leadership, and Development graduate certificate Masters of Public Health in Management

Khalid Al Johani


Bio: Emergency Medicine Consultant, NGH. SASEM founder

Khalid Al Rajhi


Bio: Trained in Emergency Medicine and EM Ultrasound at the University of Ottawa. Currently a Consultant and an Assistant Professor of Emergency Medicine and the Deputy Chair of the Bed Management Department at King Abdulaziz Medical City in Riyadh. A cofounder and the current chair of the Ultrasound Section in the Saudi Society of Emergency Medicine.

Khalid Khelawi

Al HAbeeb , Dubai

Bio: Emergency Medicine Specialists

Maan Jamjoom


Bio: Acquired the Saudi Board of Emergency Medicine in 2012, completed a Clinical Fellowship in Adult Emergency Medicine from the University of Ottawa in 2015 Completed a double fellowship in Simulation and in Medical Education in 2016 from the University of Ottawa Skills and Simulation Centre. Works as an Emergency Physician in KAMC-WR In charge of Simulation for Post Grad in King Saud bin Abdulaziz University for Health Sciences for all specialities Editor in Chief of SASEM newsletter Husband and Father by profession who is trained in Emergency Medicine and thrives to be a clinician educator but thinks of Simulation as a hobby.

Majid Al-Salamah


Bio: aduate of the Collage of Medicine at King Saud University, specializing in Emergency Medicine. He completed his training in the University of Ottawa, and pursued an education in Epidemiology and completed a research fellowship at the University of Ottawa, which consisted of intensive graduate courses in Epidemiology. In 2007, Dr. Al Salamah was appointed as Program Director at the Emergency Medicine of King Abdulaziz Medical City, and then later on was appointed as the Program Director of the Saudi Board of Emergency Medicine in 2009. Prior his appointment as the Dean of College of Public Health and Health Informatics in 2014, Dr. Al Salamah held the Associate Dean – Academic Affairs at the College of Applied Medical Sciences for two consecutive years. Devoted in setting a high standard of education and opening the doors of CPHHI to highly committed and gifted students, Dr. Al Salamah believes that the College’s and its graduates’ potentials should know no bound. In spite of Dr. Al Salamah hectic schedule and numerous responsibilities, Dr. Al Salamah manages to publish several peer-reviewed publications and at the same time actively participate in the Executive Committee of the National Guard Center for Evidence Based Medicine as one of its members.

Mitab ALgithami


Bio: SASEM 2017 Scientific Committee member and the head of Pecha Kucha Track. 2010 – Present: Emergency Medicine Consultant, Saudi AramcoMedical Services Organization / Johns Hopkins Aramco Healthcare, Saudi Arabia 2001: Bachelor of Medicine and Bachelor of Surgery (MBChB), King Abdulaziz University, Jeddah, Saudi Arabia Residency: 2005 – 2010: Emergency Medicine, University of Manitoba, Canada Education: 2014 – 2015: Emergency Ultrasound, Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center, Harvard School of Medicine, United State


EM Consultant, Johns Hopkins ARAMCO

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