Dr Ahmed Alboksmaty
Academic Clinical Fellow
Ahmed is an Academic Clinical Fellow within the Department of Public Health and Primary Care.
Ahmed completed his Bachelor of Medicine and Surgery at Alexandria University, Egypt in 2014. Soon after, from 2015 to 2017, he worked as a medical coordinator for the UNHCR refugee health program in Egypt with the Arab Medical Union. In 2017, he pursued a Master of Public Health at Imperial College London with the prestigious Chevening Scholarship award for global leaders.
Ahmed worked in 2019-20 as a full-time consultant in quality and patient safety at the World Health Organization (WHO) Regional Office for the Eastern Mediterranean (EMRO), and still carries on short-term consultancies for WHO-EMRO. At Imperial College London in 2018, Ahmed worked as a Research Assistant at the Department of Primary Care and Public Health. Then in 2020-22, he worked as a Research Associate in patient safety for the Imperial College Patient Safety Translational Research Centre (PSTRC).
He is currently a Speciality Registrar in General Practice, completing his GP training in the NHS, and an Academic Clinical Fellow at Cambridge University.
Ahmed has been working on healthcare quality and patient safety research at different levels; currently as part of The Healthcare Improvement Studies Institute (THIS Institute) at Cambridge University, focusing on identifying operational failures and exploring avenues to address them at the primary care level. He has also been interested in quality and patient safety research in Fragile, Conflict-affected and Vulnerable (FCV) settings and contributed to that aspects through his work with WHO-EMRO. His research also covered using health technology and remote patient monitoring to improve the quality of care, which was his research focus with Imperial College London.