Interview Skills Workshop -Chicago 2016


Radisson Hotel Chicago O’hare
1450 E. Touhy Avenue, Des Plaines, IL 60018

Saturday Oct. 8th 2016
10:00 am to 4:00 pm

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Amir Elhassan, MD
Assistant Professor of Anesthesiology
Faculty Anesthesiology
Former Program Director
Dept. of Anesthesiology
Louisiana State University


Dr. Elhassan completed undergraduate education in University of Maryland, and medical school education at Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine. He completed residency training at Johns Hopkins Hospital department of Anesthesiology in 2011.Since then, he worked in private practice for 2 years and made the switch to academic medicine in 2014.
Dr. Elhassan held program director position, anesthesiology program at LSU for one year. He is currently assistant professor at LSU and director of residency education and grand rounds curriculum. He published 11 scientific journal articles and book chapters (with 3 more currently in print).
Dr. Elhassan is Involved in residency interview and resident selection process at LSU anesthesiology residency program.


Ahmed Hayder Abdalrahman
Ahmed H. Abdel-Rahman, MD
SAMA Vice President
Academic Hospitalist
Faculty at Indiana University School of Medicine
IU Health Methodist Hospital

Dr. Abdel-rahman graduated from the University of Khartoum in 2004, and completed residency in Internal Medicine in Pinnacle Health, Harrisburg, PA. Dr.Abdel-rahman is involve in resident education and interview selection process at Indiana University Internal Medicine residency program. He has mentored numerous  SAMA observers since 2013.

Workshop Schedule




Mohamed I El Hag, MD, MS, FCAP
Chairperson, SAMA Professional Development Committee
Fellow in hepatic and Transplantation Pathology
University of Pittsburgh Medical Center
Pittsburg, PA

Shahzad Rahim, MD
Chief Internal Medicine Resident
St. Joseph Hospital
Chicago , IL

Fadlelmula Mohamed Ahmed Fadul, MD
Internal Medicine Resident
St. Joseph Hospital
Chicago, IL

Omer Saeed, MD
Pathology Resident
Indiana University School of Medicine
Department of Pathology and Laboratory Medicine
Indianapolis, IN

Mohamed Mustafa
Pathology Resident
Indiana University School of Medicine
Department of Pathology and Laboratory Medicine
Indianapolis, IN

Amro Adelghani, MD
Internal Medicine Resident
Saint Francis Hospital
Evanston, IL

Ashraf Abugroun, MD
Internal Medicine Resident
Advocate Illinois Masonic Medical Center
Chicago, IL

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