Samy Azer

Samy A Azer


Professor Samy Azer is an Australian physician 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 PhD from the University of Sydney and a Master in Education from the University of New South Wales. He is a fellow of the American College of Gastroenterology and a fellow of the Royal Society of Medicine. 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 professor of Medical Education at Universiti Teknologi MARA, Malaysia. Professor Azer was a consultant to the Victorian Postgraduate Medical Foundation (VMPF), Australia. He has been invited as keynote speaker to conferences in South East Asia, Sweden, Turkey, the Middle East countries and the United States. He has over 100 original articles published in scientific journals. He is Editor at PLOS ONE, Editor at MEDICINE, and on the editorial board of the World Journal of Gastroenterology and BMC Medical Education.

Anatomy & Physiology Ethical Issues Evidence Based Medicine Gastroenterology & Hepatology Health Policy

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Professor of Medical Education and Chair of Curriculum Development and Research Unit

King Saud University
College of Medicine, Curriculum Development and Research Unit, Riyadh, Saudi Arabia


Australian Professional Teaching
Medical Education

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