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Advances in Medical Education and Practice


Dr Azim Majumder

Medical Sciences, University of the West Indies, Barbados

Dr Azim Majumder

Editor-in-Chief: Dr Anwarul Azim Majumder

Dr Md Anwarul Azim Majumder received his MBBS from Chittagong Medical College, Bangladesh in 1985; Master of Health Personnel Education (MHPEd) from School of Medical Education, University of New South Wales, Australia in 1991; his Doctor of Philosophy (medical education) from the Centre for Medical Education at the University of Dundee, UK in 2000, and Diploma in Health Economics from Dhaka University, Bangladesh in 2001. He is a Fellow of the Higher Education Academy, UK.

Dr Majumder has recently joined as the Director of Medical Education in the Faculty of Medical Sciences, Cave Hill Campus, University of the West Indies, Barbados. Previously, he worked as a Lecturer at the Clinical Sciences Department, School of Medical Sciences, University of Bradford, UK (2004-16) and was actively involved in widening participation of medicine programme and problem-based learning. He also worked in the Centre for Medical Education, Bangladesh (1992-2001), and the Department of Medical Education of the School of Medical Sciences, Universiti Sains Malaysia (2001-04) and was actively involved with innovation and experimentation of community-oriented medical education, competency-based education, and problem-based learning. He has extensive experience in HRH management, education and training; planning, development, and evaluation of medical, dental, nursing and allied health professional curricula; and designing, conducting and evaluating of faculty development programmes for the teachers (medical, dental, nursing, paramedical etc.) on teaching methodology, curriculum planning, program evaluation, quality assurance in medical education, medical ethics, and educational research. While working in the Centre for Medical Education, Bangladesh, he contributed to the development and implementation of many educational, training and research projects and programs sponsored by the United Nations and other international agencies e.g. World Health Organization, British Council, Department for Internal Development, United Nations Population Fund, and World Bank.

Dr Majumder was the Founding Secretary-General of the National Association of Medical Education (NAME), Bangladesh and the President of the Union of Risk Management for Preventive Medicine (URMPM), Bangladesh Society. He is also the Executive Editor of the South East Asia Journal of Public Health (published by the Public Health Foundation Bangladesh). He has published a number of peer reviewed papers on medical education and health care.


Editorial Board

Ronald A Berk, Professor Emeritus, The John Hopkins University, Baltimore, MD, USA

Khalid A Bin Abdulrahman, Professor of Family Medicine & Medical education, Vice Rector for Planning, Development & Quality; Professor Chair, Dr AlKholi Chair for Developing Medical Education in Saudi Arabia, Al Imam Mohammad Ibn Saud Islamic University (IMSIU), Al-Nada, Riyadh, Saudi Arabia

James Carifio, Professor, Foundations of Education Group, Graduate School of Education, University of Massachusetts at Lowell, Lowell, MA, USA

Jean Clandinin, Professor, University of Alberta, Edmonton, AB, Canada

Amal Ahmed El Badawy, Professor, Executive Director of the University Project Management Unit, Zagazig, Egypt

Adam O Goldstein, Professor of Family Medicine, University of North Carolina School of Medicine, Chapel Hill, NC, USA

Selena Felicity Gray, Professor of Public Health, Faculty of Health and Social Care, University of the West of England, Bristol, UK

Frederic William Hafferty, Professor, Department of Behavioral Sciences, University of Minnesota Medical School, University Drive, Duluth, MN, USA

Professor David A Kandiah, Clinical Professor, Division of Psychiatry, School of Medicine, Faculty of Health and Medical Sciences, University of Western Australia, Crawley, Western Australia, Australia.

Salah Eldin Kassab, Professor of Physiology and Medical Education, College of Medicine, Qatar University, Qatar

Samuel John Leinster, Emeritus Professor of Medical Education, University of East Anglia, Norwich, UK

Michelle McLean, Professor, Academic Lead: Problem-based Learning, Faculty of Health Sciences & Medicine, Bond University, Queensland, Australia

Balakrishnan (Kichu) R Nair, Professor of Medicine, Deputy Dean, Clinical Affairs, School of Medicine, Newcastle, Australia; Director of Professional Development, HNE Health, Newcastle, Australia

Jordi Palés, Professor of Physiology, Medical School of the University of Barcelona, Barcelona, Spain

Daniel D Pratt, Professor, Department of Educational Studies, The University of British Columbia, Vancouver, BC, Canada

Rita Sood, Professor and Head, Department of Medicine, All India Institute of Medical Sciences, New Delhi, India

Wagdy Talaat Youssef Mahmoud, Professor, Faculty of Medicine, Suez Canal University, Ismailia, Egypt

Bernard Waeber, Professor, Chief of the Division of Clinical Pathophysiology, Department of Medicine, University Hospital, Lausanne, Switzerland

Tim Wilkinson, Professor in Medicine, University of Otago, Christchurch, NZ

Zabidi Azhar Mohd Hussin, Vice Chancellor and Professor of Paediatrics, Perdana University, Malaysia; Fellow of the Royal College of Paediatrics and Child health of UK.