Halah Ibrahim, MD

Dr. Halah Ibrahim is an internist and educator involved in post-graduate and undergraduate medical education in Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates (UAE). She served as the founding designated institutional official and internal medicine residency director, and chair of Academic Affairs for Tawam Hospital in the UAE. In these roles, she spearheaded the institution’s accreditation by ACGME International. She is currently an associate professor of medicine and associate dean for clinical affairs at Khalifa University College of Medicine and Health Sciences in Abu Dhabi. She is a member of several regional and international advisory committees for medical education and served as one of the original members of the Review Committee-International for ACGME-I. Dr. Ibrahim is an associate editor for the Journal of Graduate Medical Education, and her research interests include international medical education reform and end-of-life education and communication. Dr. Ibrahim is a native New Yorker. Prior to moving to Abu Dhabi in 2008, she was employed as a clinician educator in lower Manhattan. She completed her internship and residency at The New York Hospital-Cornell Medical Center (currently New York Presbyterian University Hospital of Columbia and Cornell). She is a graduate of the Mount Sinai School of Medicine.