Dr.Jawad Al-Khafaji is an Internal Medicine physician and Assistant Professor of Medicine at the University of Michigan Health System. He received his medical degree from Weill Cornell Medicine-Qatar and completed his residency in Internal Medicine at Virginia Commonwealth University Health System, where he stayed there as faculty for four years prior to relocating to Michigan and joining the University of Michigan. He also received a Master of Science in Health Administration degree from Virginia Commonwealth University in 2018. Dr. Al-Khafaji’s areas of interest include healthcare disparities, patient safety, and quality improvement, and medical education. He is grateful for the opportunity to work with Iraqi Children’s Hope to build a better future for our beloved Iraqi children.