Jameel Abualenain Jameel Abualenain
Adjunct Assistant Professor of Emergency Medicine

Office Phone: 202-741-2911
Email: Email
Department: Emergency Medicine


  • MPH, George Washington University, 2000



  • Simulation & Medical Education, 2014
  • Emergency Care Operation, Research & Health Policy, 2013

The George Washington University Medical Center, Washington DC, USA

Residency Training:

  • Residency in Emergency Medicine, George Washington University, 2007-2011


  • Master Teacher Leadership & Development, Graduate Certificate, George Washington University, 2014
  • Certified Healthcare Simulation Educator (CHSE), Society for Simulation in Healthcare, 2014

Board Certification:

  • American Board of Emergency Medicine

Special Interests:

  • ED Operations and Research
  • Medical Simulation and Education
  • Quality improvement and Safety

Professional Societies:

  • American College of Emergency Physicians, Fellow
  • American Academy of Emergency Medicine, Fellow
  • Society for Academic Emergency Medicine, Member
  • The Society for Simulation in Healthcare, Member

Languages Spoken:

  • English
  • Arabic



  1. Pines JM., Abualenain, J., Scott J., Shesser R., Eds. (2014).Emergency Care and The Public's Health. Published by Wiley-Blackwell.
  2. Abualenain, J., Pines JM. (2014). Chapter 28. Formal Management Training in Emergency Medicine. Kazzi, A. et al (Ed.), Rules of the Road for Medical Students (2nd). Milwaukee, WI: American Academy of Emergency Medicine.


  • Distinction Award for Faculty members at KAU, Faculty of Medicine 2015
  • Excellence in Research - Department of Emergency Medicine George Washington University 2011
  • Best Resident Paper - Mid-Atlantic SAEM 2011
  • Plenary Presenter Award - Mid-Atlantic SAEM 2011
  • Certificate of achievement “Outstanding fellowship performance” Saudi Arabian Cultural Mission
  • Certificate of achievement “Excellence in residency” Saudi Arabian Cultural Mission

Centers and Institutes

King Abdulaziz University, Jeddah, Saudi Arabia

  • Chairman of The Department of Emergency Medicine, 2015 - Current
  • Director, Quality Research, & Development, Clinical Skills & Simulation Center, 2014 - Current



Abualenain, Jameel, et al. "Emergency Department Physician-Level and Hospital-Level Variation In Admission Rates." Annals of Emergency Medicine (2013).

Abualenain, Jameel, et al. "The Prevalence of Quality Issues and Adverse Outcomes among 72-Hour Return Admissions in the Emergency Department." The Journal of Emergency Medicine (2013).

Pines JM., Abualenain, J. "Emergency department crowding: A worldwide problem with evidence-based, but underused solutions." Notfall & Rettungsmedizin (2012).

Industry Relationships and Collaborations

This faculty member (or a member of their immediate family) has reported a financial interest with the health care related companies listed below. These relations have been reported to the University and, when appropriate, management plans are in place to address potential conflicts.

  • None