Khalid Al YafeiMD
- Emergency Medicine
Chief Medical Informatics, Pediatrics Emergency Physician
• Academic Title: Assistant Professor Clinical Pediatrics at Weill Cornell-Medical College- Qatar
• Current Positions within HMC/Sidra Medicine: Senior Consultant, Pediatrics Emergency
• Department name: Pediatric Emergency Centers, Department of Pediatrics
Khalid Al Yafei (MD) is a pediatrics emergency physician & past program director of pediatrics emergency medicine fellowship program, and an assistant professor at Weill Cornell Medical College-Qatar, a position he has held since February 2008.
Alyafei is a Qatari physician who studied medicine at the medical college of Arabian Gulf University in Bahrain. He joined Hamad Medical Corporation on 1997. The following year he joined Arab board program in Pediatrics then he moved to London Ontario, Canada where he joined the residency program in Pediatrics then Pediatrics Emergency Medicine and Critical Care as subspecialty fellowship at the university of Western Ontario- Canada.
Dr. Al Yafei assists in developing health education at pediatrics emergency, he assists residents, medical students and fellows during their clinical rotation. He’s actively engaged in providing didactic lectures and workshops in communication and medical professionalism to residents & faculty.
As Dr. Alyafei is actively involved in many research studies, he’s also a strong advocate in public education with special interest in injury prevention, home safety, child abuse, and informatics.
On 2008 he was also a member for the health informatics team in Hamad Medical Corporation, and continued to be a member in CIS and clinical reference group informatics. Subsequently has been appointed as Vice- CMIO in Sidra on August 2013, and on Sep 2017 he promoted to CMIO, leading the medical informatics team to meet the vision of Sidra Medicine to have a high advanced technology that’s fully integrated to assist physicians to provide an excellence care to their patients.