Author: JO Busari

Jamiu Busari is a consultant pediatrician and an associate professor of medical education at Maastricht University. He is a past Department Chair and Program Director of Paediatrics, at Zuyderland Medical Centre, Netherlands. He is currently a consultant Paediatrics and Dean of the HOH Academy at Horacio Oduber Hospital, Aruba. Born in England and African by heritage, Jamiu has lived and studied in England, Nigeria, Curacao, Netherlands, Canada, and the United States. His personal and professional approach to life has been defined by his exposure to diverse cultural backgrounds. Jamiu is a Maastricht University alumnus, a Harvard Macy Scholar, and an HBS executive education graduate in Managing Health Care Delivery. He was a two-term executive board member of the Netherlands Association for Medical Education (NVMO) and a founding member of ‘sanokondu’ (an international community of practice dedicated to fostering health professional leadership education worldwide) Jamiu is a public speaker, writer, educator, and health care leader. He is a recipient of various awards including the Educational Leadership Award (2015), Clinician of the Year award (2015) the Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons of Canada international Residency Educator Award (2016), and the Choice critics award (2017). He is an advisor to different healthcare and educational organizations within and outside the Netherlands and a fervent advocate for diversity, compassionate care, and social accountability to the less privileged in society.