Dr. Khalid Al Yafei

Chief Medical Informatics Officer - CMIO

Dr. Khalid Al Yafei is the Chief Medical Informatics Officer at Sidra Medicine. He was appointed to the role in 2017.
As the CMIO of Sidra Medicine, Dr. Al Yafei is in charge of leading the organization’s medical informatics strategy and fully integrating its advanced technologies to provide excellent and safe care to patients.

Dr. Al Yafei is also a licensed and practicing Senior Attending physician at Sidra Medicine’s Children’s Emergency Department and the Medical Director of the PALS course. In addition, he also assists in developing health education programs in pediatric emergency. He is a strong advocate in public education with special interest in injury prevention, home safety, child abuse prevention.
Prior to joining Sidra Medicine in 2015, Dr. Al Yafei worked at Hamad Medical Corporation across a spectrum of services including Pediatric intensive care, emergency medicine and critical care support.

In addition to various leadership certifications from Qatar Leadership Center and Harvard Business School, Dr. Al Yafei obtained a diploma and fellowship in Medical Health Informatics & quality from HMC Qatar (in partnership with the IHI institute) and a diploma in business administration from Liverpool University, UK. And master leadership from Georgetown university. 

Dr. Al Yafei obtained his fellowships in pediatrics critical care and emergency from the London Health Science Hospital (University of Western Ontario) in Canada and his bachelor of medicine from Arabian Gulf University, Bahrain.