MBBS, MME, SBEM                                          
Associate Dean, College of Medicine, KSAU-HS

Consultant Emergency Medicine, Department Of Emergency Medicine, KAMC-R                                            

Academic Appointments

Assistant Professor Of Emergency Medicine, Department Of Emergency Medicine, KAMC-R


Profile

An academic and clinical leader in the field of Emergency Medicine, Dr. Nawfal Aljerian currently holds the position of Associate Dean for Academic and Student Affairs at the College of Medicine in King Saud bin Abdulaziz University for Health Specialties (KSAU-HS).  Additionally, he is serving as Medical Director and Head of the Division of Emergency Medical Services at National Guard Health Affairs, affiliated with the University.  In addition to responsibilities as a Department Consultant and Assistant Professor in this field, he has been the Clinical Supervisor of medical and paramedic students and Emergency Medicine residents during the Hajj mission from 2012 to present.  He is also Chairman of the Exam Committee of the Saudi Board of Emergency Medicine.
 
Dr. Aljerian has ongoing relationships and consultancies with organizations such as the national emergency department development program, the Saudi Health Council, as well as the Saudi Commission for Health Specialties. Through his work, he has contributed to policy and protocol development in areas such as emergency medicine, emergency medical services, disaster management, critical care and relevant medical education. His involvement in taskforces, symposia and committees, conferences and other working bodies has explored the span of key scholarly and civilian concerns and interests.  

After initial training Dr. Aljerian completed fellowship work on Emergency Medical Services and Emergency Medicine at the University Of Toronto, going on to complete his Masters of Medical Education, at King Saud bin Abdulaziz University for Health Science.  His work is committed to contributing to the literature and clinical knowledge in the ever-changing field of Emergency Medicine. 

Responsibilities
In the role of Associate Dean, Dr. Al Jerian oversees the teaching, organization and management of the College of Medicine’s educational program, including evaluation of block (course) content, assignment of Faculty Staff for teaching, and recommends any changes in the curriculum or block structure. He also serves as a liaison between college administrators and the students. In his capacity as the Associate Dean for Academic and Student Affairs he coordinates admissions, health services, and social programs for students.  He has taken an active role as both an organizer and a speaker in many workshops and Symposia both nationally and abroad, regarding emergency medical services, disaster medicine and advance life support.


Education

• Masters of medical education, King Saud bin Abdulaziz University for Health Sciences, 2013-2014
• Fellowship, Emergency Medical Services and Emergency Medicine, University Of Toronto. July ’11 – June ‘12
• Board certified in the Saudi Board of Emergency Medicine SBEM November 6, 2010.
• College of Medicine, King Saud University Riyadh, Medical Bachelors & Bachelors of Surgery (MBBS) 1998-2005


Honors/Awards

National Association of Emergency Medical Services


Memberships
Emergency Medical Services and Emergency Medicine, University Of Toronto. July ’11 – June ‘12


Committees

  • Saudi Health Council: Consultant for the Committee for the Development of Emergency Medicine on issues in Emergency Medical Services
  • Military Mission Command Center, Ministry of National Guard Health Affairs
  • Majlis Ash-Shura’s Committee on Health and Environmental Affairs guest speaker on the issue of legislating the practice of emergency medical services 16 September, 2014
  • Code Blue Task Force, KAMC, NGHA 2013

Research Focus

Dr. Al Jerian's research focuses are in prehospital medicine, sepsis, mass gathering and heatstroke and with published research in those fields. 

Publications:

  • Phase 2, Single-Site, Open-Label, Randomized, 2-Arm Parallel Study to Assess the Efficacy and Safety of Ryanodex (EGL- 4104) as Adjuvant Treatment in Subjects with Exertional Heat Stroke (EHS)
  • Correlation between the Measurements of Serum and Arterial Blood Gas (ABG) Electrolytes in Patients Admitted to the Intensive Care Unit at King Abdul-Aziz Medical City, Riyadh, Saudi Arabia, Alanazi et al, American Journal of Clinical Medicine Research, 2015, Vol. 3, No. 3, 55-59
  • Etiological Scenario Of Childhood Injuries And Preventive Strategies: A Survey Of Primary/Elementary Schools In Saudi Arabia, Mohammed Khalaf AlMutairi et al, European Journal of Business and Social Sciences, Vol. 4, No. 05, August 2015. P.P. 24 - 39 URL: http://www.ejbss.com/recent.aspx-/
ISSN: 2235 -767X
  • Diagnostic Accuracy of an Electronic Alert Tool for Screening Severe Sepsis and Septic Shock in the Emergency Department, Sami Alsolamy et al,.BMC Medical Informatics and Decision Making 2014, 14:105
  • Paramedic’s beliefs and attitudes towards pre-hospital thrombolysis. Alanazi AF,et al. Int J Appl Basic Med Res. 2014 Jan;4(1):11-5. doi:10.4103/2229-516X.125672
  • Does The Arrival by Emergency Medical Services Improve Compliance with the Surviving Sepsis Bundle, Nawfal Aljerian, et al, poster presentation, National Association of Emergency Medical Services Physicians NAEMSP Annual Meeting Specialty Workshops, Scientific Assembly and Trade Show. Tucson, Arizona, 16-18 January, 2014
  • Aljerian NA, Verbeek PR, Cheskes S. Making the transition to high quality CPR: implications for paramedic practice. J Paramedic Practice, Vol. 4, Iss. 5, 05 May 2012, pp. 266 – 271
  • Does Prehospital CPAP Impact the treatment andmortality from acute respiratory distress. Prehospital Emergency Care. 2013 Oct-Dec; 17(4): 435-41, first place prize winner poster presentation, National Association of Emergency Medical Services Physicians NAEMSP Annual Meeting Specialty Workshops, Scientific Assembly and Trade Show. Bonita Springs, Florida January 10-12,201