The INBAR Healthcare Management Program, a joint venture with the Ministry of Health, strives to develop and nurture excelling and values-based doctors in order to create a leadership pipeline focused on the better good in the healthcare system. The program is supported by the Ministry of Finance, the Civil Service Commision, Israeli HMOs and the Prime Minister’s Office.

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INBAR Joint Venture Vision

Driving diverse, innovative and accountable leaders working collaboratively, courageously and professionally to strengthen Israel’s public health system and address its challenges.

Program Goals

Mamlachti Language

Advancing a mamlachti (common good behaviors and actions) language and promoting mamlachti actions in the healthcare system.

Drive Change

Acquiring tools and promoting an ability to drive change in the healthcare system.

Address the Challenges

Committing to address the challenges of the healthcare system

Developing Inbar fellows as individuals and professionals

Developing Inbar leaders as individuals and professionals, with an emphasis on leadership and management capabilities.

Program Components

Leadership: addresses Israel’s socio-economic challenges and their impact on Israel’s healthcare system, develops personal leadership capabilities, and builds the group and the network. This part of the program is in collaboration with Harvard Business School and includes a trip to the United States.

Academic: an MBA with specialization in Health Systems Management at Tel Aviv University Business School. The degree includes 6 semesters and was specifically built for Inbar fellows.

Professional: Sub-specialization in a managerial position in one of the healthcare system institutions. This tier will include management training as well as personally tailored accompaniment.

Admissions process

The next cycle of the admissions process will re-open in the Spring of 2020.

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INBAR Fellows

Anan Abassi

Deputy Director at the Ziv Medical Center in Tsfat

Professional background

Anan is the Deputy Director at the Ziv Medical Center in Tsfat. He previously served as a Medical Advisor to the Director General of Ziv Medical Center in Safed, as part of a board certified fellowship in healthcare management.

Befor that, Anan worked at the French Hospital in Nazareth, first as the Deputy Head of the Ophthalmology Department and later as the Department Head. At the same time, Anan served as the Head of Genetic Ophthalmology at the Bnei Zion Hospital in Haifa.

For four years, Anan has served as a member of the Israeli Ophthalmologists Association in Israel and a member of the National Consortium for Mapping Genetic Retinal Diseases.

As part of his social activism, Anan has the past four years as a committee member of the Society for the Promotion of Health in the Arab Population in Israel (a subsidiary of the Israeli Medical Association). Previously he served as Chairman of Acadimed, promoting health, vocational guidance and raising awareness amongst the Arab population in Israel.

Anan specializes in medical administration and completed his residency in ophthalmology, with a focus in ophthalmological genetics and surgery and diseases of the anterior segment of the eye (specialization at the Rothschild Hospital in Paris, France). He completerd his basic specialization in ophthalmology at the Bnei Zion Medical Center in Haifa, and his internship at the Rambam Medical Center in Haifa.

About

Anan was born in Haifa, and later moved to Nazareth to work at the French Hospital. He is married to Dalal, a PhD student in Brain Sciences at the Technion and a professional singer. He has two children Lur and Hisham. In his free time Anan writes poetry, produces events, and exercises, mainly tennis and swimming. If he weren’t a doctor, Anan would have been a producer.

Education

Anan holds an MD and MSC in molecular genetics from the Faculty of Medicine, both at the Technion – Israel Institute of Technology. As part of the INBAR Healthcare Management program, Anan is studying at Tel Aviv University towards an MBA degree, with a focus on health systems management.

Ali Alhoashle

Medical Director of the Southern District, Clalit Health Services

Professional background

Ali currently serves as the Medical Director of the Southern District at the Clalit Healthcare Services. Before that Ali served as the director of the Southern Negev administration, at the Clalit Healthcare Services Southern District. Previously, Ali managed Clalit Healthcare Services clinic in Rahat for 5 years, and the Clalit Healthcare Services clinic in Tel-Sheva .He spent the seven years prior working as a family physician. Ali serves as a board member at Israeli Medical Association (IMA) and their Ethics Chamber. Over the past decade, Ali has taken on various volunteer leadership roles at the southern district medical council and Clalit Healthcare Services national offices. Medical Specialization - Ali is specializing in healthcare management following a residency in family medicine. He completed his residency at Soroka University Medical Center and Youd Alef clinic in Beer Sheva, and his internship at Soroka.

About

Ali was born in the village of Kasser Alsar, and currently lives in Meitar with his wife and five children. If he were not a doctor, he would be a tour guide.

Education

Ali holds an MD from Verona University in Italy and an MPH from Ben Gurion University in the Negev. As part of the INBAR Healthcare Management program, Ali is pursuing an MBA at Tel Aviv University with a focus on healthcare systems administration.

Arad Kodesh

Head of Mental Health Services, Meuhedet Health Services

Arad Kodesh

Head of Mental Health Services, Meuhedet Health Services

Sagit Arbel-Alon

Deputy Director of Reuth Medical & Rehabilitation Hospital

Professional background

Sagit is the Deputy Director of Reuth Medical & Rehabilitation Hospital. Prior to that, Sagit served as the acting Head of the Policy Planning Department at the Ministry of Health, as part of a board certified fellowship in healthcare management.

In 2009, Sagit was on the founding team for the Center for Acute Treatment for Victims of Sexual Assault at Hadassah Hospital. In this role, Sagit was responsible for setting up the information center, fundraising, recruiting volunteers and ensuring that treatment was accessible and effective for victims. Together with her team, Sagit developed a comprehensive model for treating sexual assault victims—putting the victim at the center of the therapeutic process. Sagit is one of the leading trainers of the model that ensures more effective care for victims.

Previously, she served as the Head of the Women’s Health Center at Misgav Ladach Hospital, and as the Head of the Gyno-Oncology Ambulatory Service at Hadassah Medical Center.

As part of her social activism, Sagit has worked for more than eight years for Physicians for Human Rights. She was also active in the Hadassah Doctors Union and went on to serve as the Chairperson. In the past Sagit initiated and set up a six-year program for preventing dangerous behaviors and encouraging healthy sexual relations in junior high and high schools in Maccabim-Reut.

Sagit specializes in healthcare management and completed her residency in gynecology and obstetrics. She completed her specialization in oncological-gynecology at Sapienza University of Rome and the Umberto Primo Hospital, also in Rome. She is a graduate of the School of Medicine at Ben Gurion University. She spent her internship and most of her specialization at the Edith Wolfson Medical Center and the Hadassah Ein Kerem University Hospital.

About

Sagit lives in Reut with her husband Eyal and Children: Yoav, Dor, Yuval and Michal. Sagit is a poet and romantic. If she were not a doctor, Sagit would be the chief officer of the IDF’s central training base or the head educational officer

Education

Sagit holds an MD from Ben Gurion University. She is also a graduate of the bibliotherapy program for therapists at the TELEM program and a graduate of the program for the development of medical leaders in academic institutions under the auspices of Harvard University.As part of the INBAR Healthcare Management program, Sagit is studying at Tel Aviv Universitytowards an MBA degree, with a focus on healthsystems management.

Moflah Ataika

Director of the Clinic, Clalit Health Services and Board Chair, Southern District Physicians' Committee

Moflah Ataika

Director of the Clinic, Clalit Health Services and Board Chair, Southern District Physicians' Committee

Dov (Dovi) Bachar

Medical advisor to the o the head of the Medical Administration, the Ministry of Health

Professional background

Until recently, Dovi served as the medical director of the Maccabi Healthcare Services Northern district. His previous roles include: medical assistant to manager of the Western Galilee Medical Center, vice manager of the IVF unit at Assuta Medical Center in Ramat Hachayal and a senior doctor in the IVF unit in the Bnai Zion Medical Center in Haifa. In 2012, Dovi was one of the leaders of the medical residents’ national protest for residents' rights.   Medical Specialization - Dovi is specializing in healthcare management following a residency in obstetrics and gynecology (OB/GYN). He completed his residency at the Rabin Medical Center and his internship at the Barzilai Medical Center

About

Dovi lives in Kibbutz Yad Mordekhai with his wife Anat and their children Yotam, Noam, Snir and Amit. Dovi served as a soldier and officer in Shayetet 13, one of IDF’s most prestigious elite units, where he still serves as a commander and doctor in the unit’s reserves. If he were not a doctor, he would establish a diving school for the deaf or a start a fish farm.

Education

Dovi holds an MD and an M.Med.Sc., both from Ben Gurion University in the Negev. As part of the INBAR Healthcare Management program, Dovi is pursuing an MBA at Tel Aviv University with a focus on healthcare systems administration.

Orly Barak

Medical Advisor to the Deputy Director, Tel Aviv Sourasky Medical Center

Professional background

Orly serves as a medical advisor to the management to the Deputy Director of the Tel Aviv Sourasky (Ichilov) Medical Center. Orly is tasked with running the internship program, managing the residency committee and helping to set the teaching standards employed by the hospital. In addition, Orly is a member of several medical committees including the resuscitation committee and the physician's personnel committee. Previously, Orly served as a senior doctor in the geriatric unit at Ichilov, where she helped develop the geriatric clinic and establish the oncological-geriatric unit, which she still operates today. In addition, Orly was in charge of the Chameleon Project to promote geriatric recovery and the geriatric unit accreditation process. Combining her expertise in geriatric medicine and healthcare management, Orly established Project Zahav, which focuses on treating elderly patients who are under acute hospitalization. The program is supported by the Ministry of Health and the JDC-ESHEL. From 2012 through 2015, Orly served as a tutor and clinical adviser, while continuing to work as a family doctor and an internal medicine specialist at the Clalit Healthcare Services clinic in Beit Shemesh. Orly has led workshops at Hebrew University’s medical school on human sexuality and how to share bad news with patients and families.   Medical Specialization - Orly is specializing in healthcare management following a residency in internal and geriatric medicine. She completed her residency in internal medicine at Hadassah Ein-Kerem Medical Center and her residency in geriatrics at Hadassah Mount Scopus (Har Hatzofim) and Tel Aviv Sourasky (Ichilov) Medical Center. She completed her internship at Hadassah Ein-Kerem Medical Center.

About

Orly lives in Tel Aviv with her husband Idan and their daughter Noam. If she were not a doctor, she would be an interior designer.

Education

Orly holds an MD from Hebrew University and will soon complete an MPH from Tel Aviv University. She received awards for her research work from several foundations. As part of the INBAR Healthcare Management program, Orly is pursuing an MBA at Tel Aviv University with a focus on healthcare systems administration.

Galia Barkai

Assistant to the Deputy CEO for Medicine and Innovation, Sheba Medical Center

Galia Barkai

Assistant to the Deputy CEO for Medicine and Innovation, Sheba Medical Center

Zivan Beer

Head of medical classification, IDF 

Zivan Beer

Head of medical classification, IDF 

Menachem Bitan

Regional physician, Shfela area and District Pediatrician, Jerusalem District, Meuhedet Healthcare Services

Professional background

As part of his specialization in healthcare management, Menachen is the Shfela area regional physician for Meuhedet Healthcare Services. In his current role, he is responsible for developing and managing treatment programs, professional workshops and an array of research in his field. He also serves as a district pediatrics doctor in the Jerusalem district also under Meuhedet. While at Meuhedet, Menachem developed and integrated various treatment methods and taught pediatric medicine to students and residents. Menachem is a member of the Worldwide Network for Blood & Marrow Transplantations, serves as the chairman of the international organization Patient Advisory and Advocacy Committee and a board member and executive of the Donor Issues Committee for bone marrow donors. In addition, Menachem is a Principal Investigator, leading several research projects for the American Society for Blood and Marrow Transplantation and the International Blood and Marrow Transplant Research Center. Previously, Menachem served as a senior physician, founder and head of the Bone Marrow Transplantation unit at the Hematology Oncological Pediatrics department for pediatric bone marrow transplantation at the Tel Aviv (Ichilov) Sourasky Medical Center. While working at Ichilov, he was appointed a senior lecturer at the Faculty of Medicine at Tel Aviv University. He spent time at Cincinnati Children’s Hospital as a visiting professor at the bone marrow transplantations and immunological diseases unit. From 2000 until 2007, Menachem was a senior physician at the bone marrow transplantations and tumor immunotherapy units at the Hadassah-Ein Kerem Medical Center. In addition, he was a researcher at the tumor biology unit at Hadassah, where he completed his PhD. For his research, Menachem received several distinguished awards, such as the Faculty of Medicine Award from Hebrew University’s, the Donsky Foundation award and the Dimson award. Menachem volunteers at the Zichron Menachem Association, where he joins trips organized by the association and manages the general medical services.   Medical Specialization Menachem completed his residency pediatrics and pediatric bone marrow transplantations at Hadassah-Ein Kerem Medical Center and Schneider Children’s Medical Center. He completed his internship at Hadassah-Ein Kerem Medical Center in Jerusalem.  

About

Menachem lives in Jerusalem with his wife Liat and their three children. If he were not a doctor, he would be an astronaut at NASA.

Education

Menachem holds an MD and a PhD from Hebrew University. As part of the INBAR Healthcare Management program, Menachem is pursuing an MBA at Tel Aviv University with a focus on healthcare systems administration.

Gilad Bodenheimer

Head of Mental Health services in the Jerusalem district, Leumit Health Services

Professional background

Gilad has served as the Head of Mental Health services for Leumit Health Services' Jerusalem District. "During the "mental health reform", Gilad established the clinic and oversaw the implementation of the district’s mental health services. He also worked as a child psychiatrist.

Gilad also initiated a campaign to raise awareness and bring attention to mental health services among the ultra-Orthodox population. This initiative aimed to make mental health services more accessible while also reducing the biases against seeking support for challenges around mental health.

From 2006-2013 Gilad worked in the adolescent psychiatric ward at Hadassah Ein Kerem Medical Center in Jerusalem first as a resident and then as a senior physician. While in this role, Gilad gave lectures and ran trainings at the hospital and encouraged collaboration between physicians and psychologists.

GIlad also worked as a child psychiatrist for Tushiya, a nonprofit that offers support and care to ultra-Orthodox adolescents in Bnei Brak. He also offers consultancy services to the senior staff at the Shiluv Institute of Therapy for Couples and Family.

In his volunteer capacity, Gilad serves as a board member of the Pelech community (2015-2017) and volunteered in the national anti-drug and alcohol authority (2014-2018). Previously, Gilad directed a project Perach, a nonprofit that serves children with cerebral palsy, co-founded a club for children with down-syndrome in Beer Sheva, and established a club for new immigrant students in academic institutions in the south. He has also been involved in the JDC as well as the Israeli Cancer Society.

In 2017 Gilad was awarded "the district's excellence medal" by the Jerusalem District management of Leumit Health Services.

Gilad is a captain in the IDF reserves. Previously he served as a regimental medical officer in the northern command, and in the reserves, he is stationed in the air-force.

Gilad specializes in child psychiatry. He completed his residency at the Hadassah Ein Kerem Medical Center in Jerusalem and his medical internship (with honors) at the Soroka Medical Center in Beer Sheva.

About

Gilad lives in Jerusalem with his wife Yaarit, a family doctor, and their four children. If he had not been a doctor, he would have researched Hebrew literature and worked as an informal education. In his free time, he enjoys reading and travelling.

Education

Giald holds an MD from Ben Gurion University and he is a graduate of the couples and family therapy program of the Shiluv Institute in Jerusalem. He also holds a master's degree in Hebrew literature (research track) of the literature department at Ben Gurion University. In the Inbar program, Gilad is studying for a master's degree in business administration specializing on medical services management at Tel Aviv University.

Shani Brosh

Head of Medical Staff, Military Ombudsman Commissioner, IDF

Professional background

Shani is a lieutenant colonel in the Israeli Defence Forces and since 2015 has served as Head of Medical Staff, Military Ombudsman Commissioner. In this position, Shani oversees all complaints about medical issues, and directs the investigation from both a macro and micro lens. She aims to identify the root of the problem and recommend various interventions as well as improvements. Shani encourages a culture of reporting and continuous learning.

Between 2009-2011 Shani was the Commander of the Tertiary Medical System in the Northern Command of the Israel Defense Forces. She was responsible directing complex care for soldiers and their families. In this role, Shani managed a interdisciplinary staff and encouraged cooperation with the civilian health system, the Department of the Injured in the army and the Rehabilitation Department in the Ministry of Defense. She has always maintained her practice as a family physician in the clinic in Yokneam Ilit and Tirat Hacarmel. Shani volunteers as a facilitator offering trainings on communications skills and peer groups for army doctors. She examines candidates for the Tzameret program as part of the entrance exams for the Faculty of Medicine in Jerusalem. Previously, Shani worked as a family doctor treating injured Syrians in the army hospital in the Golan. Shani is an active partner and third generation outreach coordinator for People from Lublin and their Descendants, a nonprofit organization.  In 2013 the GOD Home Front Command and Chief Medical Officer awarded Shani a Certificate of Recognition and Appreciation for her participation in the Operation Islands of Hope – a humanitarian aid delegation to the Philippines. In 2009 she was awarded a Certificate of Excellence from the Chief Medical Officer.

Shani is a specialist in family medicine. She completed her residency in the Department for Family Medicine of Clalit Medical Services in the Haifa and Western Galilee Region and her internship in medicine at the Emek Medical Center in Afula.

About

Shani lives in Haifa with her husband, Nadav, and their two children Shira and Rotem. In her free time, she enjoys reading and writing poetry, listening to and playing music and singing. She likes to travel the world with her family.

Education

Shani has an MD from the Faculty of Medicine of the Technion in Haifa through the IDF's Academic Reserves. Shani is also at work on her MHA in Haifa University. In the Inbar program she is studying for an MBA with a specialization in Heath Services Administration, at Tel Aviv University.

Shimon Burshtein

Attending physician and deputy head of department, The Psychiatric Division, Sheba Medical Center at Tel Hashomer

Professional background

Since 2016 Shimon has served as a specialist in the third Psychiatric Ward of the Sheba Medical Center at Tel Hashomer. In addition, Shimon is the Ward’s Acting Deputy Director as well as the Assistant Director of the Rehabilitation Hospital in Sheba.

Shimon volunteers as a psychiatrist at an ultra-Orthodox yeshiva for people suffering with psychiatric illnesses and as a psychiatrist at the Levinsky Clinic. Between 2003-2008, he volunteered in hostels for psychiatric patients as part of the Good Neighbour program in Beer Sheva and the mobile clinic for the Bedouin Diaspora.

Shimon served in the IDF as an officer in the Operational Intelligence Unit of the air force. Today he serves as a psychiatrist in the army reserves with the rank of major.

In 2013 he was awarded a Niser Foundation scholarship to study Affective Neuroscience. The same year he also won a prize for an outstanding scientific poster and a scholarship to travel to the ECNP Conference in Barcelona. Shimon has taken has published seven clinical and epidemiological articles in different areas of psychiatry as well articles in European Union conferences about schizophrenia.

Shimon is a specialist in psychiatry. He completed his residency at the Sheba Medical Center – Tel Hashomer and his medical internship at the Barzilai Medical Center in Ashkelon.

About

Shimon lives in Kiryat Ono with his wife, Efrat, and their two children Asaf and Uri. He likes history and shows a strange, fierce affection for clocks and pens.

Education

Shimon holds an MD from Ben Gurion University in the Negev. He is currently studying toward a MSc. in Affective Neuroscience from Mastricht University and the University of Florence (a combined degree). In the Inbar program Shimon is studying for an MBA with a specialization in Health Systems, in Tel Aviv University

Assi Albert Cicurel

Integrative Community physician and medical director for projects in the central administration, Clalit Health Services; Representative for the community physicians in the Israeli Medical Association

Professional background

Assi works as an integrative community physician for Clalit Health Clinics. In this role, Assi manages health services teams both at the regional and community levels through Ramat HaNegev. Through 2009, he served as a physician in several Ethiopian immigrant absorption centers.

Integrative Community physician and medical director for projects in the central administration, Clalit Health Services; Representative for the community physicians in the Israeli Medical Association

Assi also serves as the medical director for Clalit Health Services’ Prescription Information project, which is the online medical division of Clalit’s central office, Assi manages the team of writers and is responsible for writing medical content for the general public.

Before completing his studies, Assi served as a nurse at the Soroka Hospital in Be'er Sheva.  He also mentored and supported IDF orphans and bereaved families on behalf of the Defense Ministry's rehabilitation department.

As part of his volunteer activities, Assi represents the community doctors’ organziation for the Israel Medical Association and is a member of the National Secretariat of the Doctors’ Organization.

Assi is the author of a popular blog that focuses on community medicine, the periphery and health. He was also instrumental in founding a professional network of 400 doctors, all of them family practitioners.

Assi was the medic in the Negev Mountain Rescue Unit, which leads international rescue and assistance operations after natural disasters. He also founded and managed a volunteer medical center in a Negev Bedouin village.

Assi teaches at Ben Gurion University and serves as an instructor for residents specializing in family medicine.

Assi is a major in the IDF reserves and served as a regiment doctor for the paratroopers and infantry corps until 2016.

Assi was awarded the CEO's excellence award at Clalit Health Services in 2012.

Assi is a specialist in family medicine. He completed his residency at Clalit Health Services' southern district and his internship in medicine at Soroka Medical Center in Be'er Sheva.

About

Assi lives in Kibbutz Tlalim in the Negev with his wife, Inbal and their four children. In his spare time, he enjoys playing computer games, writing and daydreaming. He is waiting impatiently for retirement.

Education

Assi holds an MD degree as well as a degree in Health Systems Management Studies (MHA) both from Ben Gurion University. Assi is a graduate of the Fellowship in Integrative Medicine at the University of Arizona Tucson, Center for Integrative Medicine. In the Inbar program, Assi is studying for a master's degree in business administration specializing in medical services management at Tel Aviv University.

DROR DOLPHIN

Medical Advisor to the Head of the Medical Department at Central Administration, Clalit Health Services

Professional background

As part of his specialization in healthcare management, Dror has been serving as a medical advisor to the head of the medical department at the Clalit Healthcare Services hospitals division. In parallel, He serves as an attending psychiatrist at Geha Mental Health Center. In recent years, Dror has worked to promote recognition and systemic treatment for burnout syndrome in the workplace, particularly in the health system, takes part in advancing initiatives to address the burnout of physicians and nursing staff, and lecture about the subject for professional and non-professional audiences. Dror has been volunteering in the "Hosen" ("resilience") center for intervention in trauma and mass disasters, where he served as one of the leaders of the burnout department, and participates in training sessions and workshops countrywide. Before starting medical school, Dror served as a junior staff member in the philosophy and social sciences faculty at Tel Aviv University. In addition, Dror served as the gifted students' project's coordinator in "Ironi Tet" high school in Tel Aviv, where he also taught philosophy   Medical Specialization Dror is specializing in healthcare management following a residency in psychiatry. He completed his residency at Brill community center for mental health in Tel Aviv, and his medical internship at the Wolfson Medical Center.

About

Dror lives in Tel Aviv with his wife Gal, and their three children. Before he started to medical school at age 27, he swore he will "never be a doctor". If he were not a doctor, he would be a writer and a professor of philosophy.

Education

Dror holds an MD, as well as a BA and MA in philosophy (both completed with honors) from Tel Aviv University. As part of the INBAR Healthcare Management program, Dror is pursuing an MBA at Tel Aviv University with a focus on healthcare systems administration.

Hedva Emuna

Southern District Administrative Manager, Clalit Health Services

Hedva Emuna

Southern District Administrative Manager, Clalit Health Services

ORLI M. FRENKEL

Medical Advisor, Chief Physician’s Office, Clalit Health Services

Professional background

Orli currently serves as a Medical Advisor at the Chief Physician’s Office, Clalit Health Services, as part of her

residency in medical administration. At the Chief Physician’s office, Orli focuses on health policy planning and is

working on key policy initiatives within the Clalit Health Services. As part of her residency, Orli recently completed a

one-year rotation as a Medical Advisor to the Director General of the Ministry of Health, where she took part in major

reforms within the healthcare system.

From 2010 to 2014, Orli worked as a family physician throughout south Tel Aviv through Clalit Heath Services, first

as a resident and then as a specialist. In addition to her clinical work, Orli was responsible for projects to meet the

needs of the diverse populations in south Tel Aviv. These include initiatives for smoking cessation and projects to

empower patients with chronic illnesses. The Israel Association of Family Physicians awarded one of her initiatives

with an excellence prize, and she has gone on to present at conferences in Israel and abroad.

Orli is also dedicated to tackling health literacy challenges. She has served since 2011 as a medical consultant to

the advisory committee of Telesofia Medical Ltd., an Israeli company that provides tailored medical information to

patients through video clips. She is also advancing a national initiative to adapt the medical healthcare system to

patient’s health literacy demands. In addition, Orli was a member of the curriculum development team for a number

of medical courses, both at Hebrew University and Tel Aviv University. As part of her social activism, in the 2011

Physician’s Protest, Orli was part of the core team of family medicine practitioners dedicated to strengthening the

public primary-medicine system. Orli has also volunteered for initiatives working to minimize gaps in healthcare,

both in think tanks and in clinical work.

Orli is a board-certified family physician. She completed her residency in the Clalit Health Services, and her medical internship at the Tel Aviv Sourasky Medical Center.

About

Orli was born in the United States and immigrated to Israel with her family when she was 15. Orli lives in Tel Aviv with her young son. In her spare time Orli sings in a choir, and if she were not a doctor she would be involved in social entrepreneurship.

Education

Orli holds an MD from Tel Aviv University and a Masters in Public Health from Harvard University.As part of the INBAR Healthcare Management program, Orli is studying at Tel Aviv University towards a MBA degree, with a focus on health systems management.

Yuval Geffen

Director of Clinical Microbiology Laboratory, Rambam Health Care Campus

Professional background

Yuval has served as the Director of the Clinical Microbiology Laboratory at the Rambam Health Care Campus since 2012. Yuval oversees the diagnostic clinical lab with a staff of 21 clinicians managing over 170,000 tests per year. He is also responsible for performing advanced diagnoses for disease-causing pathogens for hospitalized patients, for the development of advanced molecular diagnosis tests as well as for the planning and creation of cross-hospital work plans. In addition, Yuval is a lecturer at the Technion's medical faculty and a member of different professional committees of both the hospital and the Ministry of Health.

Between 2008 and 2012, Yuval managed the unit for molecular diagnosis of the clinical microbiology laboratory at Rambam hospital. In this capacity, he managed the unit specializing in the molecular diagnosis of microorganisms in clinical samples, developing work methods and research used for staff training.

His voluntary activities include advancement of the professional status of medical laboratories employees. Yuval is a member of the Israeli Society for Clinical Laboratory Sciences and supports training and educational programs of the Rambam Hospital for Haifa area high school students.

Yuval is the representative of his home community Lotem, in the Misgav Regional Council's assembly where he works to advance educational services in the Council's peripheral communities.

About

Yuval lives in Lotem in the Misgav Regional Council.

Education

Yuval holds a B.Sc. in biology from Tel Aviv University, an M.Sc. with honors and a Ph.D. from the biotechnology and molecular microbiology department of Tel Aviv University. In addition, he has an MHA from Haifa University. In the Inbar program, Gilad is studying for a master's degree in business administration specializing on medical services management at Tel Aviv University.

Efrat Gil

Head of geriatric service, Clalit health services, Haifa and west Galilee 

Efrat Gil

Head of geriatric service, Clalit health services, Haifa and west Galilee 

Nizar Giries 

Deputy Director of the Department of Internal Medicine B, Bnai-Zion Medical Center

Nizar Giries 

Deputy Director of the Department of Internal Medicine B, Bnai-Zion Medical Center

Gili Givati

Deputy Director of Barzili Hospital

Professional background

Gili is the Deputy Director of Barzili Hospital. Previously, Gili served as a Medical Advisor to Hospital Management, Sheba Medical Center, as part of a board certified fellowship in healthcare management. She initially began working in the office of the Deputy Director General of the Ministry of Health, and has transitioned to the Sheba Medical Center at Tel Hashomer.

Prior to that, Gili served as the Deputy Head of the Neurological Department at the Sheba Medical Center where she was responsible for inpatient care, including liaising with other hospital departments and ambulatory care as well as managing the training program for interns and students.

Gili worked as the Medical Director of the Sleep Institute at the Assuta Medical Center, where she oversaw research activities, clinical updates and trainings for new doctors.

Gili is specializing in healthcare management following a residency in neurology and sleep research. She completed her neurology specialization at the Sheba Medical Center at Tel Hashomer and her internship in medicine at Tel Aviv Sourasky Medical Center

About

Gili lives on Moshav Eitan, a religious moshav near Kiryat Gat with her husband Marcel, a farmer and their four children. She is secular and prefers the rural lifestyle in the periphery. Gili is involved in her local community and would like to help more youth from the periphery pursue professions in healthcare.

Education

Gili holds an MD from the Ben Gurion University.As part of the INBAR Healthcare Management program, Gili is studying at Tel Aviv University towards an MBA degree, with a focus on health systems management.

Elon Glassberg

Head of the Medical Department, IDF Medical Corps

Elon Glassberg

Head of the Medical Department, IDF Medical Corps

Rami Grefat

Medical Advisor to the Head of Public Health Services, Ministry of Health

Professional background

As part of his specialization in healthcare management, Rami has been serving as the medical advisor to the head of the Public Health Services office under the Ministry of Health. Previously, Rami served as the deputy senior physician at the Health Bureau in Haifa. While at the Heath Bureau, Rami managed various medical, administrative and educational initiatives. He also served as the head of the medical committees that determines mobility impairment by the National Insurance Institute of Israel. Rami’s professional focus is in the field of immunization. He is a board member in the official committee advising the Ministry of Health on infectious diseases and immunizations, and provides medical consultation for patients concerning vaccination in extreme conditions (complex cases and side effects) and to vaccinating healthcare professionals in the local healthcare clinics and Tipat Halav. Rami is also a lecturer and has spent the past five years speaking about the medical practice and advanced nursing in various hospitals and medical centers in Israel, as well as conventions, schools and community centers. Rami is a volunteer doctor at the Jordan River Village where he accompanies and treats children with chronic diseases and adults with disabilities.   Medical Specialization - Rami is specializing in healthcare management following a residency in public health. He completed his residency at the Haifa District Health Bureau, and his medical internship at Rambam Health Care Campus in Haifa.

About

Rami lives in Zarzir with his wife Riam and their four children. In his spare time, he enjoys martial arts. If he were not a doctor, he would be a carpenter.

Education

Rami holds an MD from Hebrew University, and an MPH from Haifa University. As part of the INBAR Healthcare Management program, Rami is pursuing an MBA at Tel Aviv University with a focus on healthcare systems administration.

Haim Hoffert

Director of Senior Section- Regulation of Prices and Financial Interactions, Ministry of Health

Haim Hoffert

Director of Senior Section- Regulation of Prices and Financial Interactions, Ministry of Health

Adel Iktelat

Director of Nursing at the Nazareth Administration, Clalit Health services

Adel Iktelat

Director of Nursing at the Nazareth Administration, Clalit Health services

Avraham Itzhak

Chief Medical Officer of the IDF Southern Command

Professional background

Avi is a colonel in the army, and since 2017 he has served as Chief Medical Officer of the IDF Southern Command.  In this role, Avi oversees of all routine and emergency medical services, including trauma response for the IDF southern command.

Previously, Avi served as head of the IDF’s combat medical unit (formerly the trauma unit), where he managed quality control and knowledge transfer for routine and emergency events. Avi was in charged also for developing medical force to prepare for combat, managed all medical documentation and international partnerships as well as all medical services for special forces units, research and development.

From 2012 to 2014, Avi served as the chief medical officer in Gaza. In this role he advanced the study of routine and emergency events, visited units and oversaw their preparedness for combat. He oversaw the medical units that participated in Operation Pillar of Defense and in Operation Protective Rock. Avi was also in charge of humanitarian activities in the hospital for wounded Syrians in the Golan Heights.

Earlier in his career Avi served as head of the medical department of the IDF southern command, a physician in the Magellan special forces, and the physician of the 101 regiment of the paratroopers' brigade.

On Israel's 62nd Independence Day, Avi lit a beacon in the main ceremony on Mount Herzl.

Avi is a general surgeon. He completed his residency in general surgery at Soroka Medical Center in Be'er Sheva.

About

Avi lives in Be'er Sheva with his wife, Ghent, and their four children: Lior, Inbal, Emanuel and Daniel. In his leisure time, Avi enjoys watching the History Channel, jogging and cooking.

Education

Avi holds an M.D. from the Faculty of Medicine at Ben Gurion University. He also has an MHA degree from the School of Management at Ben Gurion University. In the Inbar program, Avi is studying for a master's degree in business administration specializing in medical services management at Tel Aviv University.

Ibrahim Abu kaf

Pediatric, Child Healthcare Center Tal Sheva, Clalit Health Services and Council Member, Al-Kasom Regional Council

Ibrahim Abu kaf

Pediatric, Child Healthcare Center Tal Sheva, Clalit Health Services and Council Member, Al-Kasom Regional Council

Udi Kaliner

Deputy to the Head of Public Health Services, Ministry of Health

Professional background

Udi currently serves as the Deputy to the Head of Public Health Services at the Ministry of Health as part of a board certified fellowship in healthcare management. He is responsible for handling diverse routine and emergency issues in public health. Udi also served as the Assistant to the Head of Public Health Services and was involved in the promotion, management and support of several areas pertaining to public health.While completing his studies, Udi worked as a technician in a clinical laboratory and at the blood bank at Shaare Zedek Medical Center. As a young adult, he volunteered for Magen David Adom (the Israeli Red Cross) as a shift manager in a Jerusalem branch. Medical Specialization: Udi is specializing in healthcare management, following a residency in public health. He completed his specialization at the District Bureau of Health in Tel Aviv. As part of this rocess he worked in a variety of roles, including public liaison, epidemiological analysis of crib death in the istrict and epidemiological investigations. He completed his internship at the Hadassah Medical Center and was chosen as the Outstanding Intern.

About

Udi lives Jerusalem with his wife Ariella and their three daughters. He loves to do cryptic crossword puzzles and play bridge. If he weren’t a doctor he would be a historian or an economist.

Education

Udi holds an MD and Masters in Public Health, summa cum laude, both from the Hebrew University of Jerusalem. As part of the INBAR Healthcare Management program, Udi is studying at Tel Aviv University towards an MBA degree, with a focus on health systems management.

Erez Karp

Northern Command Surgeon, Military Medical Academy, IDF Medical Corps

Erez Karp

Northern Command Surgeon, Military Medical Academy, IDF Medical Corps

Rabia Khalaila

Head of the Department of Nursing, Zefat Academic College

Professional background

Since 2009, Rabia has served as Head of the Undergraduate Department of Nursing in the Academic College in Safed. Rabia manages the program, management of administrators and faculty and works closely with the Ministry of Health and the Council for Higher Education.

As of October 2018, Rabia assumed office as Vice President for Academic Affairs of the College. As such he is responsible for the development, support and supervision of new and existing curricula for bachelor's and master’s degrees in the College, the advancement of quality and excellence in teaching, the development and promotion of research by lecturers of the College and procurement of prestigious research grants.

From 2005 through 2009 Rabia was the chief nurse in the ICU and was responsible for managing the staff, the budget and the upholding of professional standards.

Rabia is involved in a number of volunteer activates including the HaShalom Association for the Treatment of the Aged in Sakhnin, the Sakhnin Municipal Council and has worked to advance health and welfare in the city.

About

Rabialives in Sakhnin with his wife Inas and their four children. He grew up in a family of two parents and seven children. In his leisure time he enjoys working in the garden, playing with his young children and hiking with his family.

Education

Rabia has a Doctorate in Gerontology from the School of Social Work from Hebrew University of Jerusalem and a Post-Doctorate in Gerontology from Haifa University. He received a BSN (Bachelor’s in Nursing) with honors from Hebrew University in Jerusalem and an MPH (Master’s in Public Health) in Administration and the Economics of Health from Hebrew University. Rabia is a leading researcher in the field of gerontology and nursing in Israel and internationally. His his research has been published in scientific journals both in Israel and worldwide. In 2018 the Council of Higher Education appointed Rabia Associate Professor of Health. In the Inbar program, Rabia is studying for a master's degree in Health Systems Administration at Tel Aviv University.

IRIS KLIERS

Deputy Director at Wolfson Medical Center

Professional background

Iris serves as Deputy Director at Wolfson Medical Center. From 2015 to 2018 Iris took part at "Inbar" Program, during which she completed an MBA at Tel Aviv university and health care management Internship at Sheba Medical Center. From 2013 to 2015 Iris served as the deputy director of Internal Medicine Department at Sheba. Previously Iris focused on family medicine at the Meuhedet Health Services. Between 2011 - 2017, Iris has served as a group facilitator in a course on medical education and communications at the Faculty of Medicine at Tel Aviv University. Medical Specialization: is is currently specializing in healthcare management following a specialization in internal medicine. She completed her internal medicine internship and specialization at the Sheba Medical Center at Tel Hashomer.

About

Iris lives in Kiryat Ono with her husband Yoav and two sons.

Education

Iris holds an MD from the Hebrew University of Jerusalem and a Masters in Healthcare Administration from Bar Ilan University. As part of the INBAR Healthcare Management program, Iris is is studying at Tel Aviv University towards an MBA degree, with a focus on health systems management.

GIL LAVIE

Deputy Director General, Carmel Medical Center, Clalit Health Services

Professional background

Gil has served as Deputy Director General, Carmel Medical Center, Clalit Health Services since 2014. In this role, he oversees hospital operations including ongoing management of the internal medicine units and emergency room departments, the procurement of medications for the hospital pharmacy as well as the oversight on the Unit for Prevention of Infectious Diseases. Gil is also responsible for the systematic management of medical records in addition to medical tourism and community relations. Previously, he served as a senior doctor in internal medicine also at Carmel Medical Center. He also served as a doctor in the IDF medical reserves in field units and in the medical corps, At his time of release from the army in 2014, Gil was ranked as a major. Medical Specialization: Gil is currently specializing in healthcare management, and he completed his residency in internal medicine at the Carmel Medical Center.

About

Gil lives in Haifa with his wife Naama and their three children.

Education

Gil holds an MD from the Hebrew University of Jerusalem and a Masters of Healthcare Administration from the Ben Gurion University. As part of the INBAR Healthcare Management program, Gil is is studying at Tel Aviv University towards an MBA degree, with a focus on health systems management.

Lilach Didi

Quality Coordinator, Galilee Medical Center

Lilach Didi

Quality Coordinator, Galilee Medical Center

LIOR LOWENSTEIN

OB/GYN, Rambam Health Care Campus

Professional background

Lior is an OB/GYN at Rambam Health Care Campus. His prior position in Rambam was an Executive Medical Advisor as part of a board certified fellowship in healthcare management. Previously Lior was the Chief of  ynecology at Rambam Hospital where he managed the unit’s clinical and surgical work and also managed the unit’s research and teaching program. At Rambam, Lior has served as Deputy Director of the Gynecology department and Head of the Uro-gynecological service. He ran the Women’s Health Care Center at Leumi Health Fund in Kiryat Bialik and served as the gynecological consultant of the Leumi Heath Fund in the North. Lior is Chairman of the Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology at the Technion’s Faculty of Medicine and also continues to serve as an associate professor. In his extra-curricular volunteer work, Lior has participated in committees that award specialist licenses in obstetrics, gynecology and urology through the Scientific Council of Medicine, and is a member of the Educational Committee for Sexual Medicine in Europe as well as the Educational Committee for the European Society of Robotic Surgery.

Medical Specialization: Lior is currently specializing in healthcare management, and prior to that specialized in obstetrics and gynecology. He completed his residency at the Rambam Health Care Campus followed by a three year program in rehabilitative surgery of the pelvic floor (uro-gynecology). He completed his internship at the Bnei Zion Medical Center.

About

Lior lives in Haifa where he lives with his wife Tali and their three children. If he weren’t a doctor, he would work in bio-technological research and development.

Education

Lior holds an MD degree from Semmelweis University, in Budapest, Hungary, and an MS degree in clinical research from Loyola University in Chicago. He also holds an MHA degree in public health from the University of Haifa. Lior is studying at Tel Aviv University towards an MBA degree, with a focus on health systems management.

Rachel Luzzati

Director of Haifa administration, District of Haifa and Western Galilee, Clalit Health Services

Professional background

In her position as Director of the Clalit clinics in Haifa, Rachel is responsible for developing work plans and for leading organizational processes, while inspiring the staff to advance patients’ health.

From 2005 to 2012 Rachel was a family physician and the director of the Clalit Clinic in Karmiel which provides primary care services and consultation. In recognition of her work managing this clinic, as well as for leading other health processes in the city-- Rachel received the Excellence in Management award from the CEO of Clalit. Previously, Rachel was a family doctor in the Clalit Health Services Clinic in Nahariya.

As part of her community service, over the last years, Rachel established and managed social networking groups for sharing and mutual aid in the community. She participated in Bewellhaifa - an innovative community in the Haifa Development Company. She also serves in the emergency system in her town. In addition, from 2001-2012 Rachel served as an instructor on medical issues: sex education, the dangers of smoking and other subjects. Concurrently, Rachel provided medical care to new immigrants at the Bnei Menashe Absorption Center. She also served as a doctor for Southern Lebanese Army (SLA) soldiers and their families for several months, until they moved to their permanent homes.

Rachel graduated from the Hadassah Medical School in Jerusalem. She completed her specialty in family medicine at the Technion in Haifa. She completed her medical internship at Ziv Medical Center in Safed

About

Rachel lives in Mizpeh Harashim in the heart of a nature reserve, with her husband, Hugo and their five children. She loves traveling throughout Israel and abroad.

Education

Rachel holds an MD and BA in biology with honors both from Hebrew University in Jerusalem. In the Inbar program, Rachel is studying for a master's degree in business administration specializing in medical services management at Tel Aviv University.

Avishay Malkiel

Regional physician, Binyamin Shomron area, Leumit Healthcare Services

Professional background

Avishay has been serving as the Regional physician of Binyamin and Samaria region, a part of the Jerusalem district at Leumit Healthcare Services, since 2014. Avishay is responsible for developing the medical array at Binyamin and Samaria, while continuing to work as a gynecologist in the private and public sectors. From 2011 until 2014, Avishay served as a senior gynecologist at Shaare Zedek Medical Center in Jerusalem. In this role, he supervised the sexual dysfunction clinic at the maternity and women’s health department. Avishay is responsible for developing the gynecological services at Terem Emergency Medical Centers where he focuses on implementing principles of action and developing unique telemedical solutions. Avishay was a member of the roundtable forum in Beit Shemesh, an initiative that aims to bridge the divide between secular, religious and Orthodox Jews.   Medical Specialization - Avishay did his residency in obstetrics and gynecology (OB/GYN). He completed his residency and internship at the Shaare Zedek Medical Center in Jerusalem.

About

Avishay lives in Beit Shemesh with wife Orly. They have eight children and three grandchildren. He aspires to integrate medicine, Torah learning and teaching, and enjoys reading, learning and traveling.

Education

Avishay holds an MD from Hebrew University and a BA in Jewish thought from the Amirim Program, an interdisciplinary merit program for liberal arts in partnership with Hebrew University in Jerusalem. During his studies he was recognized as a distinguished student twice. Avishay holds a teacher’s certificate from the Yaacov Hertzog Training Center and teaches in various institutions. As part of the INBAR Healthcare Management program, Avishay is pursuing an MBA at Tel Aviv University with a focus on healthcare systems administration..

Maor David Maman

Attending physician, Women's hospital, Rabin Medical Center, Clalit Health Services

Professional background

Maor is the Assistant to the Director of Rabin Medical Center in Petah Tikva, overseeing medical technologies and medical equipment.

Since 2011 Maor has served as a senior physician, surgeon and head of the Fibroids Clinic in the women's hospital in Rabin Medical Center. Maor serves as head tutor for a number of years, and trained dozens of students.  Maor coordinates the continuing education course for the Obstetrics and Gynecology Department at the Faculty of Medicine at Tel Aviv University. In addition, he was elected to the board of the Israeli Association of Obstetricians and Gynecologists and is responsible for the Association's position paper.

Maor received certificates of excellence for teaching from the Faculty of Medicine at Tel Aviv University.

Maor staffed the field hospital in the Philippines built by the IDF after the devastating hurricane in November 2013. Previously, Maor managed the mentorship program for the Perach Project at the Technion in Haifa.

Maor is a major in the IDF reserves the commander of the general staff's medical regiment commanding more than 300 reservists as well

Maor specialized in obstetrics and gynecology. He completed his residency at Rabin Medical Center in Petah Tikva, and his internship at Beilinson Hospital.

About

Maor lives in Kiryat Ono with his wife, Hagit and their two children: Roee and Noa. In his spare time he studies languages.

Education

Maor earned his MD from the Technion in Haifa, and a master’s degree in Health Administration (MHA), summa cum laude from Ben Gurion University. Through the Inbar Program, Maor is studying for an MBA with a specialization in Health Systems Management at Tel Aviv University.

Wisam Maree

Chief Psychologist and Staff Supervisor- Rahat Mental Health Clinic, Clalit Health Services. Clinical Psychology Supervisor - Psychiatric Unit, Soroka University Medical Center.

Wisam Maree

Chief Psychologist and Staff Supervisor- Rahat Mental Health Clinic, Clalit Health Services. Clinical Psychology Supervisor - Psychiatric Unit, Soroka University Medical Center.

Avi Merkado

Deputy district physician, Central district, Maccabi Healthcare Services

Professional background

Avi currently serves as the deputy district physician, for the central district at Maccabi Health Services. Before that, Avi worked for two years as the medical manager of the Jaffa area also for Maccabi, where he was responsible for the general medical management of the area and the medical services Maccabi offers. Prior to that, Avi worked as a family doctor in Jaffa and the surrounding neighborhoods. He was part of the Community Unit initiative which provides extensive treatment for patients with serious conditions upon their release from the hospital and reintegration into their home. His specialty is in healthcare policy. While a student, Avi participated in the Madarom project at Nitzana, an educational youth village, and served as a counselor to Bedouin high school students in Be’er Sheva and Ofakim through the Nitzanei Refoua (Medical Cadets) project.   Medical Specialization - Avi is specializing in healthcare management following a residency in family medicine. He completed his residency at Maccabi Healthcare Services, with rotations in pediatrics, internal and emergency care at Tel Aviv Sourasky (Ichilov) Medical Center, and on the mental health unit at Shalvata Mental Health Center. Avi completed his medical internship at the Barzilai Medical Center, where he was voted most outstanding intern.

About

Avi lives in Ramat Gan with his wife Sharon, and their children Daphne and Eyal. In his spare time, he enjoys tightrope walking, and if he were not a doctor, he would be a psychologist or a pirate.

Education

MEDICAL SPECIALIZATION Avi is specializing in healthcare management following a residency in family medicine. He completed his residency at Maccabi Healthcare Services, with rotations in pediatrics, internal and emergency care at Tel Aviv Sourasky (Ichilov) Medical Center, and on the mental health unit at Shalvata Mental Health Center. Avi completed his medical internship at the Barzilai Medical Center, where he was voted most outstanding intern.

Eliaz Miller

Deputy Director General, Barzilai Medical Center

Professional background

Eliaz currently serves as the Deputy Director General, of Meir Medical Center in Kfar Saba. As Deputy Director General, Eliaz manages the urgent care division, inpatient departments, several clinics, as well as imaging and emergency services.

Between 2015 and 2018, Eliaz was the deputy director general of the Barzilai Medical Center in Ashkelon where he oversaw the operating room, the urgent care unit, the pharmacy division in addition to several clinics. Eliaz also directed finance trainings for residents and interns.

Previously, Eliaz managed the quality assurance division at Tel Aviv Sourasky Medical Center. He directed medical training of all physicians, integration of working procedures, management of the accreditation system as well as satisfaction surveys and quality inspections. During this time Eliaz also served as a lecturer on health systems' management at the Ramat Gan Academic College.

From 2011 to 2014, Eliaz was the chief intern in the internal medicine division at the Sourasky Medical Center, overseeing professional advancement, the daily management and the representation of the residents in the internal departments as well as various clinics.

From 2009-2015 Eliaz was the physician in-charge of emergency preparedness at the Tel Aviv Medical Center. His role included ensuring preparedness for mass-casualty incidents, doctors and staff training, and the hospital's adherence to the Ministry of Health and home front command's regulations. During this period, Eliaz completed residencies in internal medicine and medical administration.

Eliaz participated in five delegations on behalf of the Foreign Ministry to Africa, where he trained hospital staff and emergency services professionals on urgent medicine and disaster situations.

Eliaz is a lieutenant colonel in the IDF reserves, a graduate of the medical officers' course and until recently, served as the deputy commander of the southern command's medical service.

Eliaz specializes in internal medicine and medical administration. He completed his internship and his residencies at the Sourasky Medical Center in Tel Aviv.

About

Eliaz lives in Tel Aviv with his partner Adi and their tree children. In his free time, Eliaz plays the piano and is a very slow endurance runner.

Education

Eliaz holds an MD from Ben Gurion University and a master's degree in business administration specializing in medical services management from Tel Aviv University. In the Inbar program, Eliaz is studying for a master's degree in business administration specializing in medical services management at Tel Aviv University.

Hagar Mizrahi

Vice President, Baruch Padeh Medical Center in Poriya

Professional background

Hagar is the Vice President of Baruch Padeh Medical Center in Poriya. Prior to moving to this position, Hagar was the Medical Advisor Executive, as part of her board certified fellowship in healthcare management. Previously Hagar served as a senior physician and specialist in general surgery at the Center. While in these roles she managed the general surgery department providing consultations to other departments, allocating interns to appropriate assignments, putting controls in place, as well as educating medical students. Hagar also managed the clinical research, which included the choice of research topics, exposing her team to relevant literature, teaching interns and writing research proposals. Previous to these appointments, Hagar served as a senior doctor and specialist in general surgery at Ha’Emek Medical Center.

Medical Specialization: Hagar is specializing in healthcare management, and previously specialized in general surgery. She completed her residency at Ha’Emek Medical Center where she was Head Intern of the department. In addition, she underwent training in laparoscopic surgery in the Intestinal Studies Department at the Darent Valley Hospital in England. She completed her internship in medicine at Ha’Emek Medical Center.

About

Hagar lives on Moshav Ein Ha’Emek with her husband Gur and their two children. She loves to travel around the world, mainly to developing countries. If she weren’t a doctor, Hagar would work in biology and life sciences research

Education

Hagar holds an MD from Ben Gurion University of the Negev, and a masters’ degree in practical surgery from Kent University in England. Through INBAR Hagar is studying at Tel Aviv University towards an MBA degree, with a focus on health systems management.

Susanna Mostovoi

Head of the Women Psychiatry Department, Beer Yakov Mental Health Hospital

Susanna Mostovoi

Head of the Women Psychiatry Department, Beer Yakov Mental Health Hospital

Sergey Nagornov

Sergey Nagornov

Merav Ben Natan

Director of Nursing School, Hillel-Yaffe Medical Center

Merav Ben Natan

Director of Nursing School, Hillel-Yaffe Medical Center

Alon Nevet

Deputy Director General, Hillel Yaffe Medical Center

Professional background

Alon is the Deputy Director General of Hillel Yaffe Medical Center. Previously, as part of a board certified fellowship in healthcare management, Alon served as a Medical Advisor and assistant to the Director General, at the Hillel Yaffe Medical Center in Hadera. Prior to that, Alon worked as a senior physician and managed the pediatric intensive care unit, also at Hillel Yaffe Medical Center. Before he started at Hillel Yaffe Medical Center, Alon worked as a pediatrician in community clinics in Baqua el Garbiya and Bnei Brak. In addition to his medical practice, Alon has researched, created protocols, and advised on medical issues facing Clalit Health Services’ online pediatric service. During his medical studies, Alon worked as a teaching assistant, tutor and researcher at the Hebrew University of Jerusalem.

Medical Specialization: Alon is specializing in healthcare management and previously specialized in emergency medicine and pediatrics at Schneider Children’s Medical Center of Israel. He completed his internship in medicine at the Hillel Yaffe Medical Center.

About

Alon lives in Kibbutz Ma’abarot with his wife Vered and three children. During his spare time, Alon is a long distance runner and if he were not a doctor he would be a scientist

Education

Alon holds an MD as well as a PhD in Neurobiology from the Hebrew University. As part of the INBAR Healthcare Management program, Alon is studying at Tel Aviv University towards an MBA degree, with a focus on health systems management.

Oded Shtemer

Regional Managing Director, Leumit Health Services

Oded Shtemer

Regional Managing Director, Leumit Health Services

Shlomit Avni Ouaknine

Director of the policy planning division, Strategic and economic administration, Ministry of Health

Shlomit Avni Ouaknine

Director of the policy planning division, Strategic and economic administration, Ministry of Health

Ziv Paz

Chief of Rheumatology Division, Chief Innovation Officer, Galilee Medical Center

Ziv Paz

Chief of Rheumatology Division, Chief Innovation Officer, Galilee Medical Center

Shirley Portuguese 

Deputy Director, Shaar Menashe Mental Health Center

Shirley Portuguese 

Deputy Director, Shaar Menashe Mental Health Center

Chany Sakkal Priluk

Chief nutritionist, Leumit Health Services

Chany Sakkal Priluk

Chief nutritionist, Leumit Health Services

Adi Rivka Rainzilber

VP 's Human Resources coordinator, Clalit Health Services

Adi Rivka Rainzilber

VP 's Human Resources coordinator, Clalit Health Services

Professional background

Rainzilber

About

Education

Orit Stein – Reisner

Head of the department of mental health, Maccabi Healthcare services

Professional background

Orit oversees the department of mental health at Maccabi Healthcare services. She has been in this role since 2015 and is responsible for the strategic direction and daily operations of the department. Orit supervises hundreds of employees and represents Maccabi in all mental health related issues with government offices. Between 2013-2015, Orit served as the Jerusalem district psychiatrist and regional manager of the mental health department at Maccabi Healthcare Services. Orit also supervised the establishment of mental health clinics in the Jerusalem area under the new mental health reform policies and was responsible for implementing strategic initiatives, recruiting talented professionals and providing expert consultation in the field. Previously, Orit ran the emergency room at the Lev-Hasharon Mental Health Medical Center for 10 years. From 2004 until 2008 she also served as a deputy district psychiatrist in the Ministry of Health. For the past three years, Orit was voted as a distinguished lecturer and tutor in the psychiatry and medical education departments at Tel Aviv University. Orit is a prominent figure at the International College Alumni Association and lectures at various forums and conventions.   Medical Specialization - Orit is specializing in healthcare management following a residency in psychiatry. She completed her residency and internship at the Sheba Medical Center at Tel HaShomer

About

Orit lives in Ganei-Am with her husband Avishai and their three children. She enjoys reading and traveling and if she were not a doctor, she would be a curator at a museum, a literary editor or an explorer.

Education

Orit holds an MD from Tel Aviv University. As part of the INBAR Healthcare Management program, Orit is pursuing an MBA at Tel Aviv University with a focus on healthcare systems administration.

Yaron Sacher

Head, Department of Traumatic Brain Injury Rehabilitation, Loewenstein Rehabilitation Hospital and Board Chair, Israeli Union of Physical and Rehabilitation Medicine, Israel Medical Association

Yaron Sacher

Head, Department of Traumatic Brain Injury Rehabilitation, Loewenstein Rehabilitation Hospital and Board Chair, Israeli Union of Physical and Rehabilitation Medicine, Israel Medical Association

ENAV NOFF SADE

Deputy Head of Medicine and Health Professions Department and Director of Primary Medicine, Macabi

Professional background

Enav is the Deputy Head of Medicine and Health Professions Department and Director of Primary Medicine in Macabi health services. Prior to this position, Enav was the Head of the Department of Family Medicine at Maccabi health fund’s main office, as part of a board certified fellowship in healthcare management. Among her roles, she is responsible for formulating policies, establishing new programs, developing strategy in order to create a thriving and effective family medicine practice serving millions of Israelis citizens. Previously Enav served as the Medical Director of the Tel Aviv – Balfour central region. Enav continues to work as a family doctor. She sees several hundred patients monthly in the center of Tel Aviv and also is a partner in a private practice, focusing on HIV positive patients as well as the gay and lesbian community. As part of her social activism, Enav volunteers as an Executive Member of the Israel AIDS Task Force, as Medical Director of testing centers and as a Medical Counselor. In addition, Enav has led the promotion of treatment for HIV within family medicine

Medical Specialization: Enav is specializing in healthcare management, and prior to that, specialized in family medicine at the Maccabi Health Services. She completed her internship at Assaf HaRofeh Medical Center.

About

Enav lives in Tel Aviv with her daughter. She is a rock music fan through and through. If she weren’t a doctor, she would have been an architect, high school teacher, music editor, restaurant critic, start-up entrepreneur, and possibly a few more things.

Education

Enav has an MD from Ben Gurion University and is a graduate of the Department of Family Medicine at Tel Aviv University. She is a graduate of Maccabi Healthcare Services managerial pipeline course as well. As part of the INBAR Healthcare Management program, Enav is studying at Tel Aviv University towards an MBA degree, with a focus on health systems management.

Rizan Sakhnini

Deputy district physician and the Northern district Pediatrician, Maccabi Healthcare Services

Professional background

Rizan is currently the deputy district physician and the northern district pediatrics physician at Maccabi Healthcare Services. Previously she served as the medical manager of the Medical Center in Nazareth Illit and ran the Carmel branch of Maccabi Healthcare Services. While at the Nazareth Illit Medical Center, Rizan managed the medical staff and led internal and external collaborations. Previously, she worked as a private pediatrics physician at Maccabi Healthcare Services. During medical school, Rizan worked as an artificial respiration technician at Rambam Health Care Campus and as a psychometric testing tutor for Kidum in Haifa. Rizan volunteered for the Mariam Association, where she helped establish initiatives to promote cancer awareness among Arab communities.   Medical Specialization - Rizan is specializing in healthcare management following a residency in pediatrics. She completed her residency at Rambam Health Care Campus and her internship at the Barzilai Medical Center.

About

Rizan lives in Haifa with her husband Immad and their three children. If she were not a doctor, she would be an engineer.

Education

Rizan holds an MD from the Technion, where she graduated with honors. As part of the INBAR Healthcare Management program, Rizan is pursuing an MBA at Tel Aviv University with a focus on healthcare systems administration.

Sonia Karkaby

Director of Carmel administration, district of Haifa and western Galilee, Clalit Health Services

Sonia Karkaby

Director of Carmel administration, district of Haifa and western Galilee, Clalit Health Services

Talor Sax

CEO, eHealth Ventures

Talor Sax

CEO, eHealth Ventures

Lucian Tatsa-Laur

Head of Clinical Branch, Mental Health Department, Medical Corps, IDF

Lucian Tatsa-Laur

Head of Clinical Branch, Mental Health Department, Medical Corps, IDF

Noa Triki

Head of Health Technology Policy Department, Maccabi Healthcare Services

Noa Triki

Head of Health Technology Policy Department, Maccabi Healthcare Services

Uri Balla

Director of Pediatric Emergency Medicine, Kaplan Medical Center

Uri Balla

Director of Pediatric Emergency Medicine, Kaplan Medical Center

Yael Shachor-Meyouhas

Attending Physician in the Infectious Diseases Unit and the Deputy Director of Ruth Rappaport Children’s Hospital, Rambam Health Care Campus

Professional background

Yael has served as the Deputy Head of Pediatrics at Rambam Medical Center in Haifa since 2016, Yael focuses on staff development, specifically training young doctors and residents. In addition, Yael leads comprehensive projects in the field of pediatrics.

Yael is also a senior physician in the pediatric infectious disease unit where she advises on issues related to infectious disease at the Roth Children's’ Hospital. Her focus is on patients suffering from immunosuppression - both in clinical work and in trial studies. In 2015-2017 she was a member of the Committee of the Association for Infectious Diseases in Israel.  She served on the specialization exam committee in pediatric and infectious diseases. In addition, Yael has served as a Clinical Senior Lecturer in the Faculty of Medicine of the Technion in Haifa since 2015.

Yael is a member of the Israeli and European societies for infectious diseases and infectious diseases in children (ESPID, ECCMID).

In 2010, Yael received the Lineal Award for Clinical Excellence of Rambam Medical Center. In 2013 and 2014 she was chosen an outstanding lecturer at the Faculty of Medicine, and in 2017 she won the Miriam Ben-Haim Award for a significant contribution-- for her course entitled To Be A Doctor at the Technion. In 2017 Yael was named Outstanding Employee at the Rambam Medical Campus.

As part of her volunteer work, Yael instructed groups of students at the Aliyah school in the Bat Galim neighborhood on issues related to hygiene and healthy lifestyle. Yael was also a member of Carmel Zevulun School forum for parents. Today, she volunteers for the response team in her community.

Yael completed her specializations in pediatrics (2006) and in infectious diseases (2009) with honors. She completed both her internship and residency at Rambam Medical Center in Haifa.

About

Yael lives in a Nofit with her husband, Raviv, and their children Ido, Tamar, Assaf and Michal. In her spare time she likes to read books, bake and play sports.

Education

Yael has an MD from the Faculty of Medicine at the Technion, and she is a certified coach by the Coaching Association of Israel (2016). In the Inbar program, Yael is studying for a master's degree in business administration specializing in medical services management at Tel Aviv University.

Yael Deckel

Deputy Director of Hadassah Mount Scopus Hospital, Oculoplastic Surgeon, Hadassah Medical center

Yael Deckel

Deputy Director of Hadassah Mount Scopus Hospital, Oculoplastic Surgeon, Hadassah Medical center

Noam Yehudai

Medical Advisor to Hospital Management, Bnai Zion Medical Center

Noam Yehudai

Medical Advisor to Hospital Management, Bnai Zion Medical Center

Keren Zilka

Medical advisor to the director general, Ministry of Health

Professional background

As part of her specialization in healthcare management, Keren has been serving as a medical advisor to the director-general of the Ministry of Health. Prior to her role at the Ministry, Keren was the head of medicine at IDF’s Central Command for two years. While at the IDF, Keren managed the budget, the inspection of all medical personnel and provided oversight for IDF command unit clinics. Keren has held many roles in the IDF, including senior family physician, reserve troops physician and head of the medical committee for new recruits. During her military service, Keren was part of the medical rescue team sent by the IDF to help those affected by the 2014 earthquake in Nepal. Keren is a graduate of the Nachshon program for excellence of the medical corps., cohort 3, 2012. While at Hebrew University, Keren was active in the Medical Students Association where she held several positions including deputy chairperson.   Medical Specialization - Keren is specializing in healthcare management following a residency in family medicine. She completed her residency in the family medicine division at the IDF, and spent time working at various medical centers including Clalit Healthcare Services clinics in Kfar Saba and Yahud and at Rabin Medical Center. Keren completed her medical internship at Rabin Medical Center.

About

Keren was raised in the settlement of Barkan and currently lives in Rosh HaAyin with her husband Assaf and daughters Adi, Shani and Tamar. She enjoys singing and cycling and if she were not a doctor, she would be a historian.

Education

Keren holds an MD from Hebrew University, as part of IDF’s medical Atuda program (a unique academic merit program in the military), and an MHA from Ben Gurion University in the Negev. She also holds an associate degree in family medicine from Tel Aviv University. As part of the INBAR Healthcare Management program, Keren is pursuing an MBA at Tel Aviv University with a focus on healthcare systems administration.