SCM Medical Missions


3806 Whitman Ave N
Seattle WA 98103


+1 206-545-7307

Team Category: Board Member

Michael Failla

Dr. Michael Failla is our Vice President for LGBTQ Refugee Affairs and is instrumental in coordinating and fundraising for SCM’s LGBTQ+ refugee assistance efforts. He helps identify individuals at risk in places like Afghanistan, Iraq, Turkey, and elsewhere and coordinates with a team of volunteers and other agencies to help bring them to safety in the US, Canada, and the UK.

Laila Qudsi

Dr. Eiad Sayed

Dr. Eiad Sayed is a member of our board and medical consultant. He practices in Westlake, Ohio and is an internal medicine specialist. He has led numerous medical missions to the camps in Jordan for SCM, assists with fundraising, and advises on medical issues such as medical equipment needs, prescription medicine needs, etc. He is our Vice President for Syrian Affairs.

Rita Zawaideh

Award-winning humanitarian and leader of SCM Medical Missions/Salaam Cultural Museum