Amr Jamal

  • Deputy Chairman,
  • Associate Professor and Consultant Family Physician and Clinical Informatician, Conference, Meeting, Business, Event
  • Family and Community Medicine Department, College of Medicine and King Saud University Medical City
  • King Saud University

Amr Jamal, MD, SBFM, ABFM, MRCGP, MBI is a practicing consultant family physician and associate professor of clinical informatics and family medicine at King Saud University in Riyadh, Saudi Arabia. In addition, he works as Secretory General Consultant the Saudi Commission for Health Specialties. He holds three boards in family practice and a master of biomedical informatics from Oregon Health & Science University in Portland, Oregon. Amr is a core faculty member at the King Saud University, teaching clinical informatics, family medicine, research methodology and medical ethics courses at the colleges of medicine and dentistry. Amr is the program director of the master of Health Informatics in King Saud University since 2012. He was nominated by KSU medical students as “The Professor of the Year” in 2012 and 2014. He contributed in publishing 2 books, 3 book-chapters, 11 original articles, 4 abstracts in the field of clinical informatics, clinical decision support systems, women & child health, professionalism and medical education. He was involved in the planning and implementation of the electronic health records in two healthcare organizations in the country, and the health-sciences content in the Saudi Digital Library (SDL), a national-level project, that aims to increase accessibility of digital information resources in the middle-east. He is mainly interested in how clinicians make decisions with the assistance of technology, and how these decisions can influence healthcare quality.