Samer Ellahham has served as Chief Quality Officer at Shaikh Khalifa Medical City since 2009. In his role, he has led the development of a quality and safety
program that has been highly successful and visible and has been recognized internationally by a number of awards. As Chief Quality Officer and Global Leader, he has focus on en¬suring that that implementation of this best practices leads to breakthrough improvements in clinical quality and patient safety. He is the recipient of the Quality Leadership Award from the Global Awards for Excellence in Quality and Leadership and the Business Leadership Excellence Award from the World Leadership Congress. He was nominated in 2015 for SafeCare magazine Person of the Year. He is Certified Professional in Healthcare Quality (CPHQ). He is a recognized leader in quality, safety, and the use of robust performance improvement in improving healthcare delivery.