Dr. Qaseem is trained as a physician, health economist, methodologist, clinical epidemiologist, and a leader. He is responsible for leading ACP’s evidence-based medicine and clinical guidelines, quality indicators and performance measures, high value care, and scientific medical policies evaluating the benefits, harms, and costs of s screening, diagnostic, and therapeutic interventions. He is also involved in clinical care and research addressing priority populations, elderly, women, multiple chronic conditions, complex health interventions, disease definitions, genetics, and determinants of health.
Dr. Qaseem has led and participated in multiple international and national collaborations to develop health policy, assess quality of care, and develop quality improvement strategies. He has published extensively in peer reviewed journal, of which over 150 papers have been published in the top 5 medical journals in the world on topics such as clinical guidelines, implementation of clinical guidelines, quality improvement, performance measures and measurement, and population health. Dr Qaseem’s H Index is 74.
Dr. Qaseem has been interviewed for his expertise by journalists from TV, Radio, and Print/Internet for many high-profile media outlets such as BBC, CNN, NBC, Reuters, the Washington Post, the New York Times, and the Wall Street Journal to name a few. Dr. Qaseem has been invited to speak as a keynote speaker and has presented at several national and international conferences. He has been on committees, including governance boards, of various national and international organizations. This includes WHO, CDC, Cochrane, GRADE, NQF, MAP, GIN, AMA PCPI, and HL7/FHIR.
Amir Qaseem, MD, PhD, MHA, MRCP (London), FACP
Chief Science Officer
American College of Physicians