Dr. Khalid Alyafei

Dr. Khalid Alyafei

Division Chief Medical Informatics Officer (CMIO)

Sidra Medicine

Khalid Al Yafei (MD) is a paediatrics emergency physician & past program director of paediatrics emergency medicine fellowship program, and an assistant professor at Weill Cornell Medical College-Qatar, a position he has held since February 2008.

Alyafei is a Qatari physician who studied medicine at the medical college of Arabian Gulf University in Bahrain. He joined Hamad Medical Corporation on 1997. The following year he joined Arab board program in Paediatrics then he moved to London Ontario, Canada where he joined the residency program in Paediatrics then Paediatrics Emergency Medicine and Critical Care as subspecialty fellowship at the university of Western Ontario- Canada.

Dr. Al Yafei assists in developing health education at paediatrics emergency, he assists residents, medical students and fellows during their clinical rotation. He’s actively engaged in providing didactic lectures and workshops in communication and medical professionalism to residents & faculty.

As Dr. Alyafei is actively involved in many research studies, he’s also a strong advocate in public education with special interest in injury prevention, home safety, child abuse prevention.

On 2008 he was also a member for the health informatics team in Hamad Medical Corporation, and continued to be a member in CIS and clinical reference group informatics. Subsequently has been appointed as Vice- CMIO in Sidra on August 2013, and on November 2017 he promoted to CMIO, leading the medical informatics team to meet the vision of Sidra Medicine to have a high advanced technology that’s fully integrated to assist physicians to provide an excellence and safe care to their patients.