Tuesday, March 14, 2023 6pm to 7pm
About this Event
The Arab Health Organization is excited to share our next event on March 14 6-7 PM, which is a panel held via Zoom featuring three incredible faculty members at the medical and dental schools. We will discuss health disparities that Arab Americans face and reference the recent devastating earthquake.
For security reasons, RSVP is required to receive the Zoom link: https://forms.gle/RsZ7dmbYC8icsZji9. Please note any accommodation requests in the RSVP form. Automatic captioning will be activated.
Anyone is welcome to attend, including individuals outside UCLA.
About the Speakers
Dr. Faysal Saab is an Assistant Clinical Professor in Internal Medicine and Pediatrics, whereby he specializes in hospital medicine. He is heavily invested in medical education and serves as a core instructor in the Foundations of Practice course at the David Geffen School of Medicine at UCLA. He is the Associate Director of the Internal Medicine Global Health Pathway, and since 2012 has taught and practiced at UCLA partner sites in Lilongwe, Malawi. Dr. Saab serves as faculty advisor of the Arab Health Organization.
Dr. Neveen El-Farra is a Professor of Clinical Medicine and a Hospitalist in the Department of Medicine at the David Geffen School of Medicine. Dr. El-Farra currently serves as an Associate Program Director for the Internal Medicine Residency Program in the Department of Medicine at UCLA. She served as the Associate Dean for Curricular Affairs at the David Geffen School of Medicine at UCLA from December 2014 through July 2019. She has received numerous awards for her teaching, service and humanism. Dr. El-Farra is the Arab Health Organization's faculty advisor.
Dr. Rana Al-Rasheed is a Group Practice Leader in the Interdisciplinary Dentistry Department at the dental school. She sees her patients at the UCLA Faculty Group Dental Practice. She has enjoyed teaching students and residents at the Advanced Education in General Dentistry program. She completed her fellowship in Integrative Medicine at Andrew Weil Center for Integrative Medicine, University of Arizona. She trained in acupuncture for Sleep and Orofacial Pain at UCLA as well as in auricular acupuncture at the Helm’s Institute.
Dr. Al-Rasheed, Dr. El-Farra, and Dr. Saab played key roles with the Arab Health Organization's and UCLA Health's efforts in responding to the earthquake.
All the Best,
The Arab Health Organization Leadership
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