Dr. Sami Alhasan Yousif

Dr. Sami Alhasan Yousif


  Dr. Sami Alhasan Yousif is an attending Emergency physician at King Abdulaziz Medical City-Riyadh, and a Joint faculty at King Saud bin Abdulaziz University for Health Sciences, College of Applied Medical Sciences, Emergency Medical Services, Riyadh, Saudi Arabia.

 Dr. Yousif is board-certified in Emergency Medicine. He earned his medical degree (2004) at King Abdulaziz University, Jeddah, Saudi Arabia. He completed his residency training at King Khalid National Guard Hospital, Jeddah, Saudi Arabia. In 2012 he was awarded a scholarship from the Saudi National Guard Health Affairs to Brown University in the United States, where he completed fellowship training in Disaster Medicine and Emergency Preparedness. While at Brown University, his research work focused on Airway Management in Disasters and Disaster simulation. He is especially interested in mass gathering health and has served on many deployments to the annual pilgrimage of Hajj in Makkah. He also has given many lectures and co-designed courses on disaster related topics.

Currently, his work focus is on improving disaster preparedness in the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia and the applications of disaster simulation in mass gatherings.

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2013 Disaster Medicine and Emergency Preparedness Fellowship. Brown University, Providence, RI, USA
  Saudi Board of Emergency Medicine (SBEM)
2009 Saudi Board for Medical specialties, Riyadh, KSA
2004 Bachelor Degree of Medicine & Surgery (MBBS)King Abdulaziz University, Jeddah, KSA

Airway management in disaster response: A manikin study comparing video-laryngoscopy to direct laryngoscopy whilst providers in level C ensembles. (Submitted for publication) Abstract was presented at the seventh Mediterranean Emergency Medicine Congress 2013, Marseille, France.

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