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Scientific Committee

Dr. Usamah Saleh Al Zoraigi - Chairman of Scientific Committee
Consultant Anesthesiologist, Consultant in Health Care Simulation, Head of Post-Graduation Simulation at CRESENT Simulation Center at King Fahad Medical City

Dr. Usamah graduated from King Saud University (KSU), Riyadh, Saudi Arabia.
He finished his Simulation Medicine Fellowship at STARTUS Simulation Center, Brigham and Women's Hospital and Center of Medical Simulation, Harvard University, Boston, US in 2015.
He is a member of the Anesthesia Scientific Board, Exam committee and participate to integrate simulation in residency training programs at SCFHS.
Between 2016 'til 2019 he became Director of Anethesia and Operating Rooms at King Fahad Medical city and Head of Operating Rooms between 2012 'til 2014.
He has been invited as a speaker & instructor in both National & Internation Conferences.


Dr. Hani Lababidi Senior Consultant in pulmonary and critical care medicine at King Fahad Medical City (KFMC) in Riyadh

He is an expert in medical simulation and he is currently the Director of The Center for Research, Education & Simulation Enhanced Training (CRESENT) at KFMC. Besides the various leadership positions, he chaired or participated in key hospital committees and functions. He has special expertise in hospital accreditation and information management.
Dr. Lababidi received his M.D from the American University of Beirut, Lebanon and then did his Internal Medicine, Pulmonary & Critical Care training in the USA. He holds American Board in Internal Medicine, Pulmonary Medicine and Critical Care Medicine.


Dr. Jameel AbouAlenin

The President of The Saudi Society of Emergency Medicine. The Chairman of the Department of Emergency Medicine at King Abdulaziz University Hospital. He is a Consultant and an Associate Professor of Emergency Medicine. The Deputy Supervisor of The Clinical Skills & Simulation Center for academic affairs, as well as The deputy chairman of the CPR Committee.

American board-certified in Emergency Medicine, Fellow of the American College of Emergency Physicians, Fellow of the American Academy of Emergency Medicine.

Certified Healthcare Simulation Educator by the Society of Simulation in Healthcare, USA.

Assistant Professor of Emergency Medicine at The George Washington University where he did his residency & fellowship training.

Fellowships in Simulation & Medical Education, and Emergency care operations, health policy and research.

He also completed a Master Teacher, Leadership, and Development graduate certificate, as well as Masters of Public Health in Management at The George Washington University, USA.

Medical degree (MBBS) and Internship from King Abdulaziz University.


Dr. Abdulhadi Ahmad AlSaflan
consultant anesthesiologist, clinical simulation and medical education specialist, department of anesthesia at Immam Abdulrahman bin Faisal university (Dammam, Saudi Arabia)

Dr. Abdulhadi Alsaflan is a consultant anesthesiologist, clinical simulation and medical education specialist working in department of anesthesia at Immam Abdulrahman bin Faisal university (Dammam, Saudi Arabia) since 2011. After he was board certified he did his fellowship in regional anesthesia, clinical simulation and medical education in University of Ottawa (Canada). He is currently the anesthesia residency program director and member of Saudi board comity of anesthesia in the eastern province.


Dr. Tagwa Youssef Omer
Dean, College of Nursing-Jeddah
King Saud bin Abdulaziz University


Dr. Tagwa Omer received her PhD in Nursing in 2005 from George Mason University, Fairfax, VA. Earned a Master of Community Health Nursing, from King Saud University, Riyadh, and a BSN from King Abdul Aziz University, Jeddah. In 2006, she joined College of Nursing-Jeddah, King Saud bin Abdulaziz University for Health Sciences as Associate Dean for Administrative Affairs and by 2009 she became the Dean. She was a member of the Nursing Scientific Board at Saudi Commission for Health Specialty from 2007 and became the Chairperson from 2011 to 2015. Dr. Tagwa is a member of several committees including the Scientific Council for the KSAU-HS, the Scientific Advisory Board of the National Home Healthcare Foundation, working as an active member in the Saudi Licensure Exam (SNLE) , the Scientific Advisory Committee for Nursing at the Ministry of Health, Directorate of Health Affairs in Jeddah, , American Association of the International Nursing Association for Clinical Simulation, and the John Hopkins Aramco Healthcare Advisory Committee, Has several research publications in Nursing Education and Nursing Practice.


Mastoura F. AlOtaibi
Clinical Skills Center & Simulation Lab
General Directorate of Academic Affairs & Training
Ministry of Health

NOURA ALSHAIBANI, M.D.
Emergency medicine physician, clinical simulation and medical education specialist, Emergency medicine department, ALAIN hospital, ALAIN - ABUDHABI United Arab Emirates

I am an Emirati physician with Arab board, and Jordanian board certified in emergency medicine.

Proud to be first Emirati physician have a fellowship and training in clinical simulation , carried a certification from Center for Medical Simulation (CMS) with experience in providing a hands-on learning experience for the medical students, residents and physicians following the curriculum and offering countless practice opportunities.

I am certified as a medical educator have ACEP teaching fellowship.

Excellent planning skills combined with communication abilities and being considered professional and approachable.


Dr. Rola Alrabah
  • Executive Director of simulation and skills development center
  • Emergency Medicine and Simulation Education Consultant
  • Fellowship from university of California Irvine
  • Executive board member in the Saudi Society of Simulation in Healthcare
  • Master in Academic Medicine from university of Southern California




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