Tuesday, June 10, 2008

Good News from America

Ziyad M. Hijazi, M.D., M.P.H., FSCAI, FACC, FAAP, has been installed as the 31st President of the Society for Cardiovascular Angiography and Interventions (SCAI). A pioneer in the nonsurgical repair of congenital heart defects, Dr. Hijazi is an interventional cardiologist who specializes in treating congenital heart disease in both children and adults. Dr. Hijazi is Director of the Rush Center for Congenital and Structural Heart Disease and Professor of Pediatrics and Internal Medicine at Rush University Medical Center in Chicago.

Raised in Jordan, Dr. Hijazi is SCAI’s first foreign-born president. He is also the first pediatric cardiologist to head the Society.

Dr. Hijazi began his training by completing a medical degree and internship in Jordan, then earned a masters of public health at the Yale University School of Medicine. He remained at Yale for a residency in pediatrics and a fellowship in pediatric cardiology.


Mansour said...

This is great news , and thank you for posting it. Dr. Hijazi does all very proud. Mubarak to all Jordanians this success, and thank you Dr. Hijazi and more power to you, and congratulations to all the Hijazi family.

7aki Fadi said...

Go Dr. Hijazi! This is great news, I hope Jordanians always reach new heights.