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Continuing Medical Education (CME)
Scientific Advisory Council (SAC)
The SAC's role is to advise and assist the CME Office on matters related to:

  • The role requested by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME) that each institution has a Post Graduate Medical Education Council.
  • Compliance with ACCME guidelines and ANCC accreditation standards, in terms of assessing needs, defining target audience and other requirements for developing CME and CNE courses
  • Gaps and needs analysis in CME and CNE.
  • Strategic plans and periodic course of action for the CME office
  • Topics and suggestions for courses, conferences and workshops from AUBMC, and other local and regional universities and hospitals
  • Planning themes and topics for CME activities including MEMA over a 3 year cycle
  • Identifying scientific subcommittees to work with CME activity directors including MEMA 
  • Recommending to Activity Directors, including the President of the MEMA, the choice of topics/themes, guest speakers to consider and ideas and means to reach out to larger audiences

SAC Members


SAC Member

Contact Details


Sahar Sayyid, MD

Ext: 6380/1


Ayad A Jaffa, MD

Ext: 4870/1, 4874


Samir Alam, MD

Ext: 5420

Clinical and Professional Development Center (CPDC)

Nariman Iskandarani

Ext: 6344

Continuing Medical Education (CME) Office

George Abi Saad, MD (SAC Chair)

Ext: 4717


Oussama Abbas, MD

Ext: 7915

Diagnostic Radiology

Nabil Khoury, MD

Ext: 5026

Emergency Medicine

Amin Antoine Kazzi, MD

Ext: 6600, 6603

Experimental Pathology, Immunology and Microbiology

Elias Rahal, PhD

Ext: 5135

Family Medicine

Umayya Musharrafieh, MD

Ext: 3013

Hariri School of Nursing

Nuhad Yazbik-Dumit, MD

Ext: 5955, 4714

Hematology Oncology

Arafat Tfayli, MD

Ext: 7986

Internal Medicine

Fuad Ziyadeh, MD

Ext: 5353

Nursing Services

Iman Kouatly

Ext: 6170/1

Obstetrics and Gynecology

Labib Ghulmiyyah, MD

Ext: 5608


Haytham Salti, MD

Ext: 5560, 5581/2/3

Otolaryngology and Head and Neck Surgery

Marc Bassim, MD

Ext: 5470, 5788

Pathology and Laboratory Medicine

Ibrahim Khalifeh, MD

Ext: 5175

Pediatrics and Adolescent Medicine

Marianne Nimah Majdalani, MD

Ext: 5511, 7950

Pharmacology and Toxicology

Nathalie Khoueiry-Zgheib, MD

Ext: 4840/6


Munir Khani, MD

Ext: 5650/1


Fady Haddad, MD

Ext: 5273, 5260

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