SAC Committee

​The CME program is under the continuous administration and guidance of the Scientific Advisory Council (SAC) at AUBMC. This council includes members from all the medical and administrative units at the hospital and represents one of the major sources of the activities.

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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 the 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,sac.jpg
    ​ guest speakers to consider and ideas and means to reach out to larger audiences
Below a list of current SAC members:

First nameLast nameDepartment

Ali

Taher
Chairperson of the SAC Committee
Hematology Oncology (Internal Medicine)
​Abdullatif        HamdanOtolaryngology
​Albert   
El Hajj    Urology
Ali    
Hallal    Surgery
Aline    
ZakhemInternal Medicine
Amin   Kazzi    Emergency Medicine Department
​Angela    
Massouh   Nursing Services
Asaad   Eid   Basic Sciences
Carine   Zeeni
Anesthesiology
Fadi 
Maalouf Psychiatry
Faysal   El Kak   Ob/GYN
​Ghassan   
Dbaibo    Pediatrics
Hazem   Assi 
Hematology-Oncology (Internal Medicine)
Hossein
Hamam   
CME Office
Hussain 
Isma’el   Cardiology
Joseph 
 GhafariDentistry
​Joumana      
Kalot
Public Health
Kassem       
KasakPublic Health
Leila   
Dirani   
Psychiatry
Nabil    
Khoury   Radiology
Nariman   Iskandarani Tibi 
 CPDC
​Nuhad   
Yazbik-Dumit   
School of Nursing
Ossama   
Abbas
Dermatology
Rami   MahfouzPathology
Rana   Sharara   
Pediatrics
​Sami      
Azar
Endocrinology
Umayyah   Musharrafieh 
Family Medicine
Youssef 
Zeidan 
Radiation
Ziad   Bashour   Ophthalmology

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