Ahmad Wazzan, MD

Ahmad Wazzan, MD

President, Saudi Society of Emergency Medicine
Assistant Professor, Emergency Medicine, COM-J, KSAU-HS
Consultant Trauma, Emergency Medicine, King AbdulAziz Medical City
National Guard Health Affairs
Jeddah, Kingdom of Saudi Arabia

Dr. Wazzan is an emergency medicine consultant and traumatologist, and he chairs the quality and patient safety department at King Abdulaziz Medical City in Jeddah. Dr. Wazzan is the president of the Saudi Society of Emergency Medicine and assistant professor of Emergency Medicine and Trauma at King Saud bin Abdulaziz University for Health Sciences, Ministry of National Guard health affairs, Jeddah, KSA. He is also a member of the scientific board and examination committee of emergency medicine in the Saudi board of emergency medicine under the umbrella of the Saudi commission for health specialties. 

Dr. Wazzan has vast experience in emergency department leadership, management and patients’ flow. He is a certified emergency department director by the American College of Emergency Physicians (ACEP), Emergency Department Director’s Academy (EDDA), and a Certified Emergency Department Executive (CEDE), as well as a faculty member at the International Emergency Department Leadership Institute.

Dr. Wazzan has a great experience in process management and reengineering in the healthcare field, mainly at the micro processing level. His experience in quality and emergency medicine made him one of the authors of the third edition of the national standards book of the Central Board of Accreditation of Healthcare Institutions (CBAHI). He has been invited to speak and chair sessions at many different national, regional, and international symposia and conferences.