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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Anas F. Hamam

Consultant of Emergency Medicine and RTP Director, King Abdullah Medical Complex Jeddah

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 Consultant of Emergency Medicine and Residency Program Director at King Abdullah Medical Complex – 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

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

Faisal Alhawaj

Emergency Medicine Consultant, KFHU

Bio: Emergency Medicine Consultant

Hisham Sonbul

EM Consultant, KAUH

Bio: Emergency Medicine Consultant

Mohammed Al Mutairi

Registered Respiratory Therapist, NGHA

Bio: Dr. Mohammed Khalaf Al Mutairi is an Assistant Professor, and works as the Dean for the College of Applied Medical Sciences (CAMS) under King Saud bin Abdulaziz University for Health Sciences in Riyadh, Saudi Arabia and Pediatric Emergency Consultant at the Ministry of National Guard Health Affairs. He is also a Pediatric Emergency Fellowship Program Director in King Abdullah Specialist Children Hospital, M-NGHA and the Chairman of Supervisory Committee for Pediatric Emergency Fellowship. He has a rich professional experience spanning 21 years in diverse fields of Medicine including Pediatric Emergency, Pediatric Trauma, and Medical Education in compliance with accreditation standards etc. He has a Bachelor’s degree in Medicine (1996) from King Saud University, Saudi Arabia. In 2002, he had his Residency Training program in Saudi and Arab board in General Pediatrics. In 2005, he had a Fellowship certificate in Pediatric Emergency from the University Winnipeg, Manitoba in Canada, and in 2006 a Fellowship certificate in Pediatric Trauma from the University Of Winnipeg, Manitoba, in Canada. Dr. Al Mutairi has attended several workshops and courses in Saudi Arabia, Canada & the USA. He has presented several papers at national and international conferences. He has merit of conducting researches in key themes and successfully chairing committees and council proceedings.

sultan Alzahrani

Advisor Law Enforcement, Saudi Aramco

Bio: Sultan has over 30 years of experience in security, safety, Road and management. He Graduated from University of Portland, Oregon in 1982 in Industrial Engineering. He start his Career with Ministry of Interior of Saudi Arabia and the last position held was the Director of Eastern Province Supreme commission for Industrial Security, he than join Saudi Aramco Oil Company in 1993 and held several managerial positions including Superintendent Security Operation , Manger Industrial Security operation. Sultan is the Director Traffic Safety Signature Program within Saudi Aramco. He also hold the position of Vice Chairman for Saudi Society for Traffic Safety and member of the Saudi Arabia National Traffic Safety Committee and member of The National Strategy for Transportation.

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.

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 Alsakha


Bio: Emergency Medicine Specialist

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 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)

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 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.

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

Mohammed Alsultan


Bio: Deputy Secretary General for Executive affair, Saudi Commission for Health Specialties (SCFHS). Associate Professor, Collage of Medicine in King Saud Bin Abdulaziz University for Health Sciences (KSAU-HS) He did his 5 years residency training in Emergency Medicine at Ottawa University, then 2 years training in Critical Care Medicine at the same University. He get the award of the best tutor from the Emergency Department, KAMC, for 3 continuous years The Tasks achievements for SCFHS: Re-writing all post graduate by-laws (Training, Accreditations, and assessment) and ensure the compliance Establishing and re staffing post graduate secretaries Introducing and implementing the concept of quantitating CVs assessments Create a continuous communication channels with all Saudi medical/Dental/Pharmacy/nursing schools Create a continuous communication channels with all medical education affairs an all training centers by the daily businesses and the bi-annual meeting Introducing and implementing Matching system Doubling the number of accredited training centers Implementing unified accreditation forms based on Can-Med for all training sites Conducting board exams in computer base in 9 specialties, and re-establishing question banks for all specialties Establishing the system of assigning members for all committees and councils based on the by-law and systematic approach of evaluating and nominating the members.

Mohammed Azzam


Bio: Emergency Medicine Consultant, Critical Care and ICU

Raed Hijazi


Bio: Emergency Medicine Consultant, UAE. SASEM Board Member

Reda Almomen


Bio: Emergency Medicine Specialist

Richard Verbeek

University of Toronto

Bio: Dr. Verbeek is an Assistant Professor in Emergency Medicine at the University of Toronto and is a medical director at the Sunnybrook Centre for Prehospital Medicine. In this role, he acts as the medical director for the Toronto Paramedic Service that includes more than 1000 paramedics. Dr. Verbeek is a longstanding member and previous chair of the Prehospital Medical Advisory Committee which advises the Ministry of Health on standards for paramedic practice. He has been the prehospital medical director for many large prehospital randomized controlled trials in cardiac arrest and severe trauma. Dr. Verbeek has an active interest in teaching and has twice received a University of Toronto “excellence in teaching award" in emergency medicine. He has a long standing interest in mentoring emergency medicine residents, EMS fellows and paramedics in presenting and publishing high quality case reports and clinical program evaluations that often are practice changing. During his career, he has mentored several EMS fellows from Saudi Arabia, United Arab Emirates, Bahrain and Oman.

Roaa Al Nasser


Bio: Paediatric Emergency Medicine

Roaa Jamjoom


Bio: Paediatric emergency consultant at King Abdulaziz university Hospital and an assistant professor at the department of emergency medicine, King Abdulaziz University. Did her paediatric board training in Jeddah, King Abdulaziz university hospital joined the PEM fellowship program in Riyadh 2010 Joined University of Toronto for paediatric emergency medicine fellowship program that she completed at the hospital for sick children (Sick Kids) Toronto, Canada (2014). She has special interest in Point of care ultrasound and pain control in emergency units

Saleh Al Tamimi

Alhabib Medical Organization

Bio: An experienced national health care leader and Alhabib Medical Organization CEO. Former CEO of King Saud Medical City (KSMC); a 1200 bed Tertiary Care Center in Riyadh, with 3 hospitals, and 8000 employees. Managing an annual budget of 1.5 Billion SAR. Graduate of an Executive Master Program of Health Administration, University of Minnesota. Holds a black belt in Six Sigma. . A passionate performance improvement leader. Lead a large number of health care initiatives both at the local and national level. Over the last 2 years, worked closely with the Ministers and Deputy Ministers of Health. An advocate of patient and family centered care, promoting a hospital mission of treating the Body, Mind, and Soul. The Director of the National Emergency Departments Support Program (EDSP). A national initiative funded by the Ministry of Finance, aimed at promoting quality of care in Ministry of Health Community Emergency Departments. Held the position of the Associate Executive Director for Medical Administrations at King Fahad Medical City, managing 9 specialties with about 1000 employees. Certified in Pediatrics and Pediatric Emergency Medicine from the University of British Columbia. Established modern Emergency Medicine in two large tertiary care centers in Riyadh. An active teacher in postgraduate training programs, an examiner at the Saudi Commission for Health Specialties since 2003.

Saleh Fares

Zayed Military Hospital

Bio: Consultant, Emergency Department, Zayed Military Hospital. Emirates Society of Emergency Medicine

Aisha Al Mumary


Bio: Emergency Medicine Consultant, UAE, Critical Care & ICU Consultant

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