Announcing the Medical Advisory Board (MAB) for the 2023 – 2025 Term

Following the November 2023 elections, 14 outstanding representatives were selected for the Medical Advisory Board (MAB) for the 2023 – 2025 term. Additionally, the Board appointed an additional representative, securing the 15th position to ensure a range of expertise and specialties in compliance with the Board requirements. Thus, the new MAB will consist of 15 members.

MAB for the 2023 – 2025 term (including Dr Le Dinh Phuong and Dr Vo Trieu Dat not in the photo)

Established to ensure and maintain the highest provision of quality technical procedure, patient care, and adherence to medical ethics at FV Hospital, the MAB consists of advisors who aid the Board of Directors in shaping improved standards for patient care.

On the announcement and first meeting day (5th December 2023) of MAB members, all present members agreed on the nomination of Dr Basma M’Barek (Head of Hy Vong Cancer Centre) as the Chairman of the Medical Advisory Board for the term 2023 – 2025. Dr Basma, who received the highest amount with 48% of the votes in the MAB election. This demonstrates influence, reputation, and the clinical team’s confidence in her ability to enhance and ensure treatment quality at FV.

Chairman of the Medical Advisory Board for the 2023 – 2025 term – Dr. Basma M’Barek

Simultaneously, the positions following the election had a high competitive rate, with only a few votes separating them. Following on-site discussions and voting, all present members at the meeting approved the election of Dr Trinh Van Hai (Head of the Accident & Emergency Department) as the Vice Chairman of the Medical Advisory Board for the term.

Doctor Trinh Van Hai holds the position of Vice Chairman of the Medical Advisory Board for the 2023 – 2025 term.

At the announcement of the new Board, in his role as the former Chairman of the Medical Advisory Board for the 2021 – 2023 term, Dr Trinh Van Hai shared MAB’s difficulties, particularly those heightened by the COVID-19 pandemic. He also highlighted challenging issues that the upcoming Board will need to address, such as the rights and responsibilities of board members and defining MAB’s role as the voice of doctors at FV. The new Medical Advisory Board has scheduled these pressing matters for discussion at its first meeting in January 2024.

According to regulations, the Medical Advisory Board will hold a meeting once a month to discuss, vote, and propose critical professional and medical administrative issues at the hospital. Medical Director – PhD.Dr Do Trong Khanh affirmed that this is the space for Board doctors, representing the clinical team, to provide influential opinions to the Board of Directors, proposing general development strategies for the hospital, engaging in discussions towards professional development, and effecting positive changes for their respective units.

Additionally, the Medical Advisory Board is involved in decisions about recruiting, appointing, and recommending medical staff policies. This involvement provides doctors with an additional information channel, allowing them to contribute their voices to build a robust medical team and enhancing staffing in necessary specialties.

Doctors are people with passion in the art of medicine and committed to providing the best care to patients. They have a platform in the Medical Advisory Board (MAB) to engage in dialogue, seek improvements, and bring about positive changes in the medical care system at FV Hospital.

FV Hospital extends congratulations to the new members of the Medical Advisory Board for the 2023 – 2025 term. With the trust placed in the Board by the whole team of doctors and the dynamic leadership of the new Chairman of the Board – Dr Basma M’Barek, FV Hospital anticipates receiving numerous improvement proposals to enhance the quality of treatment and care for patients.

List of Medical Advisory Board for the 2023 – 2025 term:

Dr Basma M’Barek – Head of Hy Vong Cancer Centre

Dr Trinh Van Hai – Head of the Accident & Emergency Department

Dr Ho Minh Tuan – Head of Cardiology Department

Dr Pierre Jaillot – Head of the Imaging Department

Dr Le Trong Phat – Head of the Orthopaedics & Hand Surgery Department

Dr Ly Quoc Thinh – Head of Anaesthesiology, Intensive Care and Pain Control Department

Dr Vo Kim Dien – Deputy Head of Hy Vong Cancer Centre

Dr Duong Bich Thuy – Department of Infectious Diseases

Dr Phan Van Thai – Head of General Surgery Department1

Dr Nguyen Thi Dieu Huyen – Head of the Paediatrics & Neonatology Department

Dr Nguyen Tu Duy – Head of Internal Medicine Department

Dr Le Dinh Phuong – Head of the General Practice & Family Medicine Department

Dr Orieux Guillaume – Head of Dermatology Department

Dr Luong Ngoc Trung – Head of the Thoracic, Vascular & Endovascular Surgery Department

Dr Vo Trieu Dat – Deputy Head of Obstetrics & Gynaecology Department