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