Prof. Niaz Ahmed Shaikh
Prof. Niaz Ahmed Shaikh is Professor of Medicine at Dubai Medical University and Consultant Physician at Rashid Hospital, Dubai Health Authority. He graduated from Karachi, Pakistan and had received his postgraduate training in United Kingdom. He has a Certificate in Medical Education from University of Dundee and Fellowships from the Royal Colleges of Physicians of London, Edinburgh, Glasgow and Ireland.
Prof. Niaz Shaikh has got a clinical experience of more than 30 years working mostly in Acute Care Medicine at Tertiary Care Teaching Hospitals. While committed to medical education with passion and pleasure, he has been teacher, trainer, mentor, supervisor, and examiner of undergraduate and postgraduate students for MRCP, Arab Board, MD, Fellowship and PhD Programs at different universities for more than two decades. He takes pride in teaching, preaching and practicing General Internal Medicine in this era of sub-specialization. He advocates and conducts problem and management oriented clinical ward rounds with emphasis on the artful application of the evidence- based science of medicine.
He regularly participates in Continuous Medical Education and Professional development programs. He is actively involved in clinical research and has published 35 articles in peer reviewed journals. He has interest in Venous thromboembolism, chairs the task force and has written clinical Practice guidelines for VTE prophylaxis at Rashid Hospital.
Dr. Khadija Hafidh
Dr. Khadija Hafidh has over 20 years of experience in Internal medicine, diabetes, obesity, metabolism and medical education. Currently, she heads the Diabetes Unit at Rashid Hospital, Dubai Health Authority. She is a Fellow of the Royal College of Physicians, Edinburgh, and a member of the American college of physicians, European society of Endocrinology, and American association of clinical endocrinologists. She is an editorial board member of the Dubai Diabetes and Endocrine Journal and an associate professor at Dubai Medical College. Her research interest includes cardiovascular complications in diabetes and obesity. She participated in multiple multicentre trials at Rashid hospital and holds a Diploma in Principles and Practice of Clinical Research from Harvard Medical School. She is a member of the University students Ethical Research committee at DHA. She holds a Post-graduate certificate in Medical education from Keele University, UK. She chairs the Patient and Family Education committee at Rashid Hospital. She is an examiner for the MRCP PACES exam in UAE. She supervises residents during their internal medicine rotations at DHA.