Dr. Hossam Elamir

Dr. Hossam Elamir

Research and Improvement Project Manager at Quality & Accreditation Directorate, Ministry of Health, Kuwait

Biography

Dr Hossam Elamir holds a graduate degree in medicine, a postgraduate diploma in quality, and a master’s degree in healthcare management from the Royal College of Surgeons in Ireland. He worked in the National Guard Health Affairs and the Specialized Medical Centres, before joining the Quality and Accreditation Directorate. Dr. Elamir has published 4 peer-reviewed full articles, 2 peer-reviewed abstract and 11 academic posters. He led 4 different hospitals to achieve the National Accreditation Award, in addition to many other improvement projects. Moreover, he was involved in developing the National Incident Reporting System and updating some Patient Safety Guidelines. Dr. Elamir is a lean healthcare promoter, a Certified Professional in Healthcare Quality, a Certified Professional in Healthcare Risk Management, a Project Management Professional, a Fellow of the International Society for Quality in Health care, a Team STEPPS Master Trainer, an international speaker and a peer reviewer.