Acting Director General, Hadassah Medical Organization, Israel
Dr. Yoram Weiss was appointed Acting Director General of the Hadassah Medical Organization, following his tenure as Director of Hadassah Medical Center, Ein Kerem (2014 – 2021). He previously held the position of Medical Director of Hadassah Ein Kerem (2013 – 2014), Chairman of the Department of Anesthesiology (2009-2014) and Director of the Center for Surgical Critical Care Medicine (2006-2009). Dr. Weiss received his MD degree from the Israel Institute of Technology – Technion, Haifa, Israel in 1990, following which he trained in Anesthesiology and Critical Care Medicine at Hadassah and the University of Pennsylvania. Dr. Weiss held two faculty appointments – Associate Professor at the Hebrew University Hadassah School of Medicine, Jerusalem, Israel and until 2015, Adjunct Associate Professor at the University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, PA, USA. Dr. Weiss is a graduate of the TRIUM MBA program, a joint program of the Stern NYU Business School, London School of Economics and the Haute Ecole De Commerce (HEC) and has completed training in Management of Medical Organizations (Israel Medical Association Scientific Council). Dr. Weiss has more than 20-years' experience treating patients undergoing major surgical operations and patients suffering from complex multi-organ failure in the ICU. He has extensive experience in both basic and clinical research including the design and execution of large-scale clinical trials. Additionally, Dr. Weiss has consulted to numerous biotech companies. In recent years Dr. Weiss serves on the BOD of Zsquare Inc., and takes an active role in supporting development of single use fiber-optic devices. Dr. Weiss was twice awarded the prestigious Israel Science Foundation research grant and received the European Critical Care Research Network Basic Science Award from the European Society of Intensive Care Medicine. Dr. Weiss is a member of numerous professional societies and organizations and serves on several national advisory committees in the Israel Ministry of Health, including as Chairperson of the Committee for Cybersecurity Regulation and Guidelines for the Israeli Healthcare System. He is a member of the Committee for Infrastructure & Operational Characteristics of the Future Hospital; the Committee for Digital Services & Innovation in Medicine; the Advisory Committee for National Quality Indicators, and the Committee for Quality Assurance and Oversight on the Israeli Response to COVID-19.