H.E. Dr. Hilal bin Ali Al-Sabti, Minister of Health and Former Executive President of Oman Medical Specialty Board (OMSB), won the Physician Leader Award as announced by the USA Accreditation Council for Graduate Medical Education (ACGME).
Al-Sabti won this award for his vital role in advancing medical education, utilizing teaching and innovation methods and scientific research. During his OMSB presidency, he upgraded the program quality by international accreditation for higher medical education
Dr. Hilal Al Sabti served as the Executive President of the Oman Medical Specialty Board from 2015 to 2022. He led the development of 19 Residency programs, 16 ACGME-I accredited, and six (6) local fellowship training programs coordinating with Oman's Ministry of Health to assess the country's health care needs.
Al Sabti is an innovative leader with an excellent track record for improving postgraduate medical education and the quality of health care in the country. His proficient leadership has directed OMSB to achieve various significant milestones for advancing postgraduate medical education in the Sultanate of Oman.
It is worth mentioning that H.E. Dr. Hilal Al-Sabti received International and National awards for his active role in performing duties and services nationally, regionally, and internationally. Recently, Dr. Al Sabti was appointed as the Minister of Health in the Sultanate of Oman.