Wednesday, July 21, 2010

A Historic Meeting for Children’s National and the Sheikh Zayed Institute'

From left to right, Dr. Ali Al Ali, Jim Lintott, HE Zaid Siksek, and Dr. Kurt Newman:

On Tuesday afternoon, we held the inaugural meeting of the Executive Oversight Committee of the Sheikh Zayed Institute for Pediatric Surgical Innovation. In Abu Dhabi, Children’s National participants (Dr. Kurt Newman, Jim Lintott, Pam King Sams, and Miriam Markowitz) were joined by His Excellency Zaid Al Siksek, CEO of the Health Authority-Abu Dhabi (HAAD), and Dr. Ali Al Ali, director of health regulation at HAAD.

Participating by videoconference in Washington, D.C., were Edwin K. Zechman, Jr., president and CEO; Dr. Peter Holbrook, chief medical officer; and Ray Sczudlo, executive vice president and chief legal officer.

After the committee was formally charged and committee memberships were approved, Dr. Newman presented a progress report on the Sheikh Zayed Institute as well as a financial report. Mr. Zechman and Mr. Lintott then reported on accomplishments, priorities, and plans for Children’s National.

Dr. Ali Al Ali, Miriam Markowitz, Jim Lintott, HE Zaid Siksek, Dr. Kurt Newman, and Pam King Sams: