Hamad Medical Corporation as part of its ongoing commitment to delivering world-class quality and capability in healthcare, both in Qatar and internationally, has initiated an International Advisory Panel (IAP) of local and international healthcare professionals to map out the future of the HHQI and build upon HMC’s successes in healthcare improvement. 

The International Advisory Panel provides overall strategic guidance to the Institute’s leadership on its activities, drawing on healthcare experts from the international healthcare system. Working in an advisory capacity and in collaboration with HHQI leadership, the IAP is responsible for steering HHQI to respond to the latest local, regional and international healthcare system challenges. Members of the International Advisory Panel also act as ambassadors for the institute nationally and internationally. 

The International Advisory Panel are brought together to provide an advisory and oversight function for the Institute. The focus of the International Advisory Panel is to provide: 
  • Guidance, direction and support to the institute based on their experiences
  • Insight into the innovative solutions being developed for healthcare in the international arena 
  • Sharing best practice and supporting the need to translate existing solutions 
  • Provide opportunities to develop further affiliations with leading healthcare institutions 
  • Provide opportunities for networking between organizations

Functions, Scope & Roles 

  • Leverage international expertise to provide advice and guidance on the HHQI overarching strategy, goals, and plans. 
  • Provide an international perspective on emerging global developments and challenges.
  • Assist in identifying opportunities for partnership and collaboration with health, education and research institutions both locally and globally. 
  • Assist in the identification of improvement metrics and Key Performance Indicators in line with international best practice. 
  • Help establish and develop HHQI’s position and reputation within networks of practice, locally, nationally and internationally. 

Chair


Her Excellency Dr Hanan Al Kuwari
Ministry of Public Health Minister
Managing Director
Ministry of Public Health
Hamad Medical Corporation

International Panel Members


Name

Title

Organization

Ms. Maureen Bisognano

President Emeritus and Senior Fellow

Institute for Healthcare Improvement, USA

Professor Lord Ara Darzi

Director

Institute of Global Health Innovation at Imperial College, London

Dr. Brent James

Senior Fellow Member

Institute for Healthcare Improvement, USA
National Academy of Medicine

  Dr. Donald Berwick

President Emeritus and Senior Fellow

Institute for Healthcare Improvement, USA


Other Members


Name

Title

Organization

Mr. David Flory

Chief of Tertiary Care Group

Hamad Medical Corporation

Dr. Abdullah Ansari

Acting Chief Medical Officer

Hamad Medical Corporation

Dr. Nicola Ryley

Chief Nursing Officer

Hamad Medical Corporation

Dr. Abdullatif Al Khal

Deputy Chief for Medical Education

Hamad Medical Corporation

Dr. Robert Owen

Chief of Ambulance Services

Hamad Medical Corporation

Mr. Nasser Al Naimi

Deputy Chief Quality Officer for Patient Experience

Hamad Medical Corporation

Dr. Mariam Ali Abdulmalik

Managing Director

Primary Health Care Corporation

Dr. Abdulla Al Kaabi

Chief Medical Officer

Sidra Medicine

Ms. Huda Al Katheeri

Acting Director
Healthcare Quality & Patient Safety Department 
Acting Director
Planning and Quality

Ministry of Public Health