Ahed Al Najjar serves as the Learning & Development Manager (Clinical Education Manager), National Ambulance, in Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates. He was an EMS researcher with King Saud University and an EMS lecturer with Prince Sultan College for EMS. He is also an adjunct instructor in rehabilitation science and technology in the School of Health and Rehabilitation Science Program in Emergency Medicine at the University of Pittsburgh. Mr. Najjar is the current NAEMSE International Committee Vice Chair and was the previous Vice Chair of the Society for Simulation in Healthcare - SSH Book Salon Affinity Group. He is a BCVS Fellow of AHA; Senior Regional Faculty MENA; and South East Asia International Paramedic Adviser, Monash University. He established AHA training sites in the Middle East, Africa, Asia, and remote locations. He was the first to initiate AED Access in a public location (hotels) in Dubai and was the Technical Director of King Saud Save a Life mega project. Currently, he is Chairmen of the ‘School my Life’ Committee; ‘Madrasti Hayatti’ Project of AHA in KSA; and an EMS Consultant in Puerto Princesa, Philippines. He was an EMS Consultant in the United Nations UNOPS. He has several publications in peer-reviewed journals in EMS, Inflight Medical Emergencies, and has presented on medical education and selected specialties locally, nationally, and internationally. He is also a member of the JEMS International Editorial Board.
Department of Rehabilitation Science and Technology