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Dr. Ahmad Tarakji

President, Syrian American Medical Society (SAMS)

Dr. Ahmad Tarakji is the President of the Syrian American Medical Society, a non-profit, non-political professional and medical relief organization that provides assistance to Syrians in need and represents thousands of Syrian American medical professionals in the United States. Dr. Ahmad is also a current Board member of the SAMS Foundation.
He is a cardio-thoracic surgeon in California, and a former clinical assistant professor at Stanford University. At SAMS, Dr. Ahmad spearheads and participates in numerous initiatives, including providing trauma and critical care courses for Syrian physicians and nurses, overseeing SAMS’s advocacy work, and chairing the two previous SAMS International Conferences in Turkey and the most recent International Conference in Sarajevo, Bosnia.