- Dr. Samar Aboulsoud
(MBBCH, MSc. Int Med, MD, MSc. Med Ed, FHEA, MAcadMEd)
- A/CEO Qatar Council for Healthcare Practitioners
- Dr. Samar Aboulsoud currently serves as the Acting/ Chief Executive Officer of the Qatar Council for Healthcare Practitioners. She is also the Director of Accreditation and Health Profession Education Department.
In this position, she works in collaboration with national and international partners in a number of national level projects towards establishing standards for medical education, accreditation as well as licensing of healthcare practitioners. She represents Qatar in a number Of GCC Committees and is the Chair of Qatar CPD Accreditation Committee.
She is an Associate Professor of Internal Medicine. She brings considerable training and experience in medical education and healthcare policy, with specific expertise in accreditation, curriculum development, assessment, faculty development programs and regulation of healthcare systems. She completed her MSc and Doctorate degrees in internal medicine at Cairo University where she specialized in diabetic vasculopathy. She also completed her MSc in medical education at Cardiff University. Some of the projects she completed are;
establishment of a national CME/CPD accreditation system for the state of Qatar, a pilot of Introducing OSCE as a licensing exam for pharmacists in Qatar and introducing the regulations of complementary medicine. She is a fellow of the Higher Education Academy of the UK, a member of the Academy of Medical Educators in the UK and the International Academy for CPD Accreditation. Her research interests are medical education and clinical guidelines.