Sawsan Alyousef is a Senior Consultant of Pediatric Intensive Care at King Fahad Medical City & Professor at King Saud Bin Abdulaziz University and Health Science in Riyadh, Saudi Arabia
Sawsan is a Medical Doctor by background and qualification, she completed her Bachelor’s degree in Medicine and Surgery in 1991 from King Saud University, Riyadh (Saudi Arabia) where then she joined pediatric residency program at Security Forces Hospital (SFH) and successfully got her PhD with the Arab and Saudi Board in Pediatric (1997).
Her strong fervor in the field of medicine propelled Sawsan for further academic pursuits so she gained fellowship in clinical and research pediatric critical care from the University of Western Ontario in London, Canada and Pediatric Pulmonary training at Sick Kids Toronto, Canada (2003).
Since then Sawsan has been assigned as Pediatric Intensive care and pulmonology consultant at King Fahad Medical City (KFMC) and appointed as Director of PICU fellowship program at KFMC and Director of Post graduate Simulation Department at KFMC. She had directed, organized and lectured in several conferences, courses and workshops and served as a Saudi Board examiner, and also headed the examination committee for PICU fellowship at Saudi Council for Health Specialties. Sawsan had various speakership engagements in numerous forums and conferences, locally and internationally.
One of Sawsan’s successful endeavors throughout her medical career, and continues to focus on, has been in the area of ‘research’, with her works gaining acclamation in major conferences held in Europe, Canada and USA, and acknowledged by various medical journals and publications.
Some of Sawsan’s major local and international professional memberships include:
Society of Critical Care Medicine
Society of Pediatric Critical Care Medicine
Member of Saudi Pediatric Critical Care Society
FCCP American College of Chest Physicians
Saudi Council for Health Specialties
American Academy of Pediatrics
Arab Pediatric Pulmonary Association
Gulf Thoracic Surgery society