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  • Dr Aaron Han
  • Head of Labs
  • American Hospital Dubai, UAE

Dr. Han is Chief of Pathology at American Hospital Dubai and Adjunct Clinical Professor of Pathology at Mohamed Bin Rashid Medical University in Dubai. He chairs the Performance Improvement Committee and Medical Records/HIM Committee. A graduate of Baylor College of Medicine MD, PhD program, he completed his training at the Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania and is USA quadruple board certified in Anatomic Pathology (AP), Clinical Pathology (CP), Hematopathology (HP), and Clinical Informatics (CI). At American Hospital Dubai, he practices cancer pathology and is active in the informatics program overseeing change management issues and governance, and CI education. He served American Hospital as interim Chief Medical Officer and interim COO, and assisted in the development of the physician staffing strategic plan, productivity metrics, clinical leadership framework, oversight of medical risk management, interactions with regulatory authorities, and Mayo Clinic Care Network physician affiliation.

He has been involved in the UAE's longest continuous hospital and lab accreditation programs Joint Commission International (JCI) and College of American Pathologists (CAP) during his tenure since 2005. As interim Head of IT he is restructuring the program to increase clinical adoption, business intelligence and cyber security. He chairs the Connected Health Conference at Arab Health, and has a keen interest in healthcare technology as well as its impact on physicians wellness and resilience. He is the Scientific Chair for Emirates Pathology Society. He is a regular inspector of CAP international labs and serves on the CAP Point of Care Committee. He is passionate about quality and building organizational capacity.