Chair Departement of Emergency Medicine Universitair Ziekenhuis Brussel and
Research Group on Emergency and Disaster Medicine Vrije Universiteit Brussel
Ives Hubloue, MD, PhD, CEDE, FESEM.
Chair of the Department of Emergency Medicine of the Universitair Ziekenhuis Brussel (UZ Brussel) and of the Research Group on Emergency and Disaster Medicine at the Medical School of the Vrije Universiteit Brussel (ReGEDiM Brussels).
He graduated in Medicine at the Vrije Universiteit Brussel (Belgium) in 1988 and started a residency in Internal Medicine (finished in 1993) followed by a training in emergency, intensive care and disaster medicine (finished in 1995). In 2003 he obtained his PhD in Medical Sciences. As professor at the medical school of the Vrije Universiteit Brussel he is involved in the teaching program for medical students (undergraduate and graduate). He is also the program director for the residency training in emergency medicine training (postgraduate) at the Vrije Universiteit Brussel. Besides this he is a Faculty member and Chair of the Strategic Management Board of the European Master in Disaster Medicine (EMDM, www.dismedmaster.com) course.
President, Saudi Society of Emergency Medicine
Chairman, Department of Emergency MedicineKing Abdulaziz University, Jeddah,
Emergency Medicine Physician
Board certied in Emergency Medicine and Critical Care by the American Board of Emergency Medicine. Medical degree from King Saud University in Riyadh, Saudi Arabia. In 2012, joined The George Washington University as a Research Fellow for a year. Emergency Medicine residency, George Washington University, Academic Chief Resident. Worked with the GW ECMO team to lead the development of the Emergency Department ECPR/ECLS guidelines and protocols. Mini-fellowship in Telemedicine, also lectured about Telemedicine and presented my research at the American Telemedicine Association conference. In 2017, joined UCSD as a Critical Care Fellow in the Department of Anesthesiology. he spent the majority of his fellowship in the Cardiovascular ICU, caring for complex postoperative cardiac surgery patients, advanced heart failure patients on mechanical circulatory support (ECMO, IMPELLA, LVAD, BiVAD, Tandem Heart, and IABP) and heart/lung transplant patients. Moreover, he was able to combine an Emergency Ultrasound fellowship He was able to become procient in Point of Care Transesophageal, and Transthoracic Echocardiogram and Point of Care Critical Care sonography and successfully passed the National Board of Echocardiography Certication in Critical Care Echocardiography. Completed the La Pitie Salpetriere Hospital ECMO training program in Paris, France, and earned the International Diploma in ECMO and Short-Term Respiratory and Circulatory Support. His academic & clinical interests include cardiopulmonary resuscitation, Extracorporeal Life Support (ECLS/ECPR) Cardiac Critical Care, resuscitative TTE//TEE, and utilization of Telemedicine in acute resuscitation & critical care management.
Fellow of the International Federation for Emergency Medicine (Order of the IFEM), of the American Academy of Emergency Medicine (FAAEM), and of the American College of Emergency Physicians (FACEP)
Prof. Gary Gaddis completed his B.A. in Biology and Chemistry and Ph.D. in Physiology from Indiana University; Bloomington, IN in 1979 and 1984 respectively. He completed his residency in Emergency Medicine, in the Wright State University Integrated Residency Program in 1989. He is licensed and board certified in Missouri and by the American Board of Emergency Medicine.
Assistant Professor, Psychiatry &
Behavioral Sciences Internal Medicine
School of Medicine
Martha Ward, MD, is the first graduate of Emory’s combined training in Internal Medicine and Psychiatry. She joined Emory faculty shortly after residency, with appointments in the Departments of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences and General Internal Medicine. With the assistance from the Fitzgerald Foundation, Dr. Ward created a collaborative primary care clinic located in the Behavioral Health Outpatient center at Grady Memorial Hospital. In this clinic, she serves the complex medical and psychiatric needs of patients that previously had no continuity of medical care, and provides a unique training opportunity for students and residents. Dr. Ward’s clinical and research interests are in systems of integrated care and the role of psychiatrists in addressing physical wellness.
Professor & Chief Psychologist Emory
University, School of Medicine
Nadine J. Kaslow, PhD, ABPP is a Professor with tenure and Vice Chair for Faculty Development, Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion, Emory University School of Medicine Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences; Chief Psychologist and Director of the Grady Nia Project, Grady Health System; Director of the Atlanta Trauma Alliance; and Director of the Postdoctoral Residency Program in Health Service Psychology, Emory University School of Medicine. In 2012, she received a Doctorate of Humane Letters from Pepperdine University. She was a Primary Care Public Policy Fellow through the United States Public Health Service, a fellow of the Executive Leadership in Academic Medicine Program, and a Fellow of the Woodruff Leadership Academy. She was the 2014 President of the American Psychological Association (APA) and Editor of the Journal of Family Psychology (2010-2015). Dr. Kaslow is Past President of APA’s Divisions of Clinical Psychology (12), Family Psychology (43), and Psychotherapy (29), as well as the American Board of Clinical Psychology and the American Board of Professional Psychology. She is the President of APA’s Division of Psychologists in Public Service (18). She received the 2004 Distinguished Contributions for Education and Training Award from the APA. In 2006, she received a Presidential Citation from the APA, for her efforts to assist displaced interns and postdoctoral fellows in the aftermath of Hurricane Katrina. She is the Former Chair and Board Member Emeritus of the Association of Psychology Postdoctoral and Internship Centers (APPIC) and in 2007 received APPIC’s Award for Excellence in Postdoctoral Training. In 2011, she gave the Dr. Rosalee Weiss Lecture, an honor from the American Psychological Foundation. In 2013, she received Emory University’s highest honor, the Thomas Jefferson Award for service to the community. Also in 2013, she was honored at the Grady Gala with the Inspiring Mentor Award. In 2018, she became a Distinguished Lifetime Member of Psi Chi – the national psychology honor society. In 2020, she received the Emory School of Medicine Lifetime Leadership and Service Award for exemplifying “the attributes of the ideal awardee given her commitment to service, mentorship, and leadership at Emory and elsewhere during her 30 years as a faculty member. The recipient of multiple federal and foundation grants, she has published over 320 articles. Her primary areas of research focus include the culturally-informed assessment and treatment of family violence (intimate partner violence, child maltreatment) and suicide in youth and adults, post-traumatic stress disorder and its treatment, couples and family therapy, women’s mental health, integrated healthcare and a competency-based approach to psychology education and supervision. A member of Rosalynn Carter’s Mental Health Advisory Board, Dr. Kaslow is the psychologist for the Atlanta Ballet and a frequent media guest.
Zayed Military Hospital
Dr. Omar Ghazanfar has completed his MBBS at the age of 25 years from Karachi University and subsequently spent 13 years in the UK at initially in Surgery and subsequently Emergency Medicine before moving to the U.A.E in 2015 as an Emergency Medicine Physician His sub-specialty interest is disaster medicine and he has completed the Advanced Masters in Disaster Medicine (EMDM) which is a dual Masters from the University of Del Piemonte Italy and the Vrije University in Brussles. He has also completed a fellowship from Oxford in appraisals and performance management before working for NHS England in an advisory role. He is Co-Chair of Trauma at the Zayed Military Hospital and Chief Editor of the Emirates Society of Emergency Medicine Published monthly .Dr Ghazanfar has also a keen interest in Medical Leadership and has completed the Edward Jenner Leadership degree from the NHS Leadership Academy.He is also a Fellow of the Institute of Leadership and Management.
Chairman Dept. of Emergency Medicine,
Dr. Aldawood is chair of the Emergency Medicine Department at King Saud University Medical City in Riyadh, Saudi Arabia. He works as an assistant professor and consultant in the Emergency Medicine Department and works as a Critical Care Medicine consultant in the same institute. He is heavily involved in the department's administrative and educational activities.
Dr. Aldawood received his medical degree from King Saud University, then pursued his postgraduate residency training in Emergency Medicine at McGill University in 2014, followed by a fellowship in Critical Care Medicine also at McGill University in 2016. He is interested in caring for the critically ill patient, Point of Care Ultrasound, EMS, and Emergency Administration.
Emergency Medicine Physician,
Dr. Eyad Khattab MD,FAAEM Emergency Medicine (EM) attending physician . Assistant professor at King Saud University, College of Medicine. MBBS at Taibah University. Emergency medicine board certied. Residency training at Michigan State University. Emergency Ultrasound Fellowship training at Harvard Medical School. Fellow of American Academy of Emergency Medicine and American College of Emergency Physicians. Served as a Clinical Assistant Professor at Michigan State University during residency training. Master degree in Public Health (epidemiology major) from University of Toledo. Involved and a member of the research committee and residency / fellowship selection committees in Michigan State University and BIDMC/Harvard Medical School. Participated in many educational activities at national and international level, with interest in ultrasound, public health and research.
|Critical Care Medicine
I graduated from the McGill emergency medicine program in Montreal Canada, in 2015. I continued my training completing a fellowship in critical care medicine from the university of British Columbia in 2017. With my work experience including working both emergency medicine and critical care in both Canada and Riyadh Saudi Arabia in academic and rural sites. Currently appointed as an assistant professor in King Khalid University hospital, Riyadh Saudi Arabia.
My academic interests include cardiac arrest and resuscitation medicine. With focus on ‘’bringing upstairs medicine downstairs’’ to quote one of our leaders in the field. I am passionate when it comes to ‘’the sick patient’’ and feel there is much work to be done in both fields of Emergency medicine and critical care in Saudi Arabia.
Consultant - Emergency Medicine
Sheikh Shakhbout Medical City
Section Head Emergency
Research & Planning
Department of Health Abu Dhabi (DOH)
Consultant Allergist and Immunologist, Cleveland Clinic Abu Dhabi,
Dr. Nasir is a consultant allergist and immunologist at the Cleveland Clinic in Abu Dhabi, UAE. Dr. Nasir graduated from New York Medical College, USA; completed his internal medicine training at Barnes-Jewish Hospital and Washington University in St. Louis, Missouri, USA and his allergy and immunology fellowship at the University of Texas Galveston Branch, Texas, USA. During this time, he was actively involved in clinical trials involving patients with severe asthma, hereditary angiodema and primary immune deficiencies. Dr. Nasir is a Fellow of both the American Academy of Allergy, Asthma and Immunology and the American College of Allergy, Asthma and Immunology.
Chief Medical Officer at GE Healthcare,
Dr Jeff Hersh, MD, PhD is the Chief Medical Officer at GE Healthcare. He has an extensive background in engineering, science and medicine which includes a BS in Mechanical Engineering, an MS in Electrical Engineering, a PhD in Theoretical Physics as well as an MD. He is a board certified Internal Medicine, Pediatrics and Emergency Medicine physician with over 20 years of clinical experience.
About the talk:
In this talk, Dr. Hersh reviews the many point-of-care settings and applications where ultrasound can lend beneficial uses to clinicians during a health crisis. He also discusses various ultrasound imaging procedures used to triage patients suffering from acute respiratory and cardiovascular conditions.
Education Manager, Medical Europe, The Middle East & Africa
23 years experience as a UK Paramedic. Richard has a specialist interest in Resuscitation, Emergency ECGs and the debriefing of cardiac arrests. He is a faculty member of the elite ALS Boot Camp with Advanced Paramedic and Consultant Paramedic colleagues from the London Ambulance Service.
He is responsible for Pre-Hospital Medical Education across EMEA. This involves writing and delivering numerous internal and external education platforms for onboarding, tenured reps, distributors, agents and healthcare professionals. He is also the link between Stryker a number of European Key Opinion Leaders.
On behalf of the Emirates Society of Emergency Medicine (ESEM), we would like to extend the warmest welcome to you as we start preparing the 7th edition of the Emirates Society of Emergency Medicine Virtual Conference (ESEM20) which will be held on 10-12 December 2020.