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Prof. Samy Azer

Professor of Medical Education, Chair of Curriculum Development and Research Unit King Saud


Professor Samy Azer is an Australian physician, author, and medical academic. He was honoured to contribute to medical education in several countries. He graduated in medicine and completed his training in gastroenterology. He obtained a PhD from the University of Sydney, a Master in Education, and a Master in Public Health from the University of New South Wales, Australia. He is a fellow of the American College of Gastroenterology (FACG) and the Royal Society of Medicine (FRSM). He was a Senior Lecturer at the University of Sydney and the University of Melbourne. He is a visiting professor at the University of Toyama, Japan and was a professor of Medical Education at Universiti Teknologi MARA, Malaysia. He has been invited as a keynote speaker to conferences in South East Asia, Sweden, Turkey, Australia, the Middle East countries and the United States. He has over 100 original articles published in scientific journals and authored five medicine and medical education textbooks. He is Editor at PLOS ONE, Editor at MEDICINE, and the World Journal of Gastrointestinal Oncology and BMC Medical Education. He is a Senior Editor at Health Professions Education. Recently he was granted Fellowship of the Association of Medical Education in Europe (FAMEE) for his leadership in medical education globally.