Itai M. Pessach MD, PHD

Senior Pediatric Care Physician

Dr. Pessach is an assistant Professor of Pediatrics at the Tel-Aviv University and a senior Pediatric Critical Care physician at Sheba Medical Center. He is certified in Allergy Immunology and in Pediatric Critical Care. He has a broad background in basic and clinical research and has published extensively in the fields of Pediatric Immunology and Critical Care. Dr. Pessach holds an MD, PhD degree from the Ben-Gurion University and has trained both at Sheba Medical Center as well as at Children’s Hospital Boston, Harvard Medical School.

He is also the Director of Pediatric Simulation at MSR, the Israel center for Medical Simulation and is one of the leaders of medical simulation in Israel. His areas of expertise include debriefing, in-situ simulation, CRM and team work training. Part of his most recent work is focused on developing novel programs for just in-time training aimed at preparing team members for crossroads and transitions.