Log In

Samy Aziz Azer Edit Profile

Gastroenterologist , Medical educator

Samy Aziz Azer, Egyptian gastroenterologist, medical educator. Scholar Ministry of Education, Egypt, 1968-1971, undergraduate scholar, 1972-1977, postgraduate scholar University Sydney, 1993-1994.


Azer, Samy Aziz was born on March 28, 1953 in Cairo. Son of Aziz Azer and Sania Sedrak.


Bachelor in Medicine and Surgery, Ain Shams University, Cairo, 1977. Master in Medicine, Ain Shams University, Cairo, 1983. Master of Education, University New South Wales, 1993.

Master in Public Health, University New South Wales, 2005. Doctor of Philosophy, University Sydney, 1995.


Resident in internal medicine Government of Health, Egypt, 1979-1980, consultant in medicine Egypt, 1983-1984, Saudi Arabia, 1984-1989. Visiting medical officer Ain Shams University Hospitals, 1980-1983. Postdoctoral fellow University Kansas Medical Center, 1994.

Senior lecturer medical education University Melbourne, Australia, 1999—2006, University Sydney, Australia, 1997—1998. Director problem-based learning training program faculty medicine, dentistry and health science University Melbourne, 2001—2006, chair semesters 1 - 5, faculty medicine, dentistry and health science, 2002—2006, chair faculty excellence in teaching awards communications, faculty of medicine, dentistry, and health science, 2003—2004, anti-discrimination advisor, since 2004. Professor medical education, head of The Unit School Medicine, University Teknologi, Mara, Malaysia, 2007—2009.

Professor medical education College Medicine, King Sand University, Saudi Arabia, since 2010. Consultant NIHS, Australia, 1995. Lecturer speakers bureau ACG, Australia, 1996.

Instructor pathology and graduate medical program, faculty medicine University Sydney, 1997, senior lecturer in medical education, 1998—1999. Visiting professor medical education School Medicine, University Toyama, Japan, 2006. Chair, professor medical education, faculty of medicine University Teknologi Mara, Malaysia.

Associate editor Business Service Management medical Education, since 2009. Editor MedEd World, since 2009. Member policy committee Association Study Medical Education, since 2009.



Member church council Fairfield Anglican Churches, Australia, 1994, 95. Elder Presbyterian Church of Australia, South Yarra, Victoria, 2002. Fellow American College Gastroenterology, Royal Society of Health.

Member American Society of Mechanical Engineers (member policy committee since 2009), University New South Wales Union (life), Gastroenterol. Society Australia, American Association for Study Liver Disease, American College Gastroenterology.


  • Other Interests

    Painting, soccer, history of medicine.


Married Mary Azer; children: Sarah, Diana.

Aziz Azer

Sania Sedrak

Mary Azer

Sarah Azer

Diana Azer