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Dr. Md. Anwarul Azim Majumder

Dr. Md. Anwarul Azim Majumder

Director of Medical Education



Before joining FMS, Cave Hill, Dr Azim Majumder worked at the Clinical Sciences Department, School of Medical Sciences, University of Bradford, UK and was actively involved in widening participation of medicine programme and problem-based learning (PBL). He also worked in the Centre for Medical Education, Bangladesh, and the Department of Medical Education, School of Medical Sciences, Universiti Sains Malaysia and was actively participated in innovation and experimentation of medical education and training. While working in CME, Bangladesh, he was involved with many educational and research projects sponsored by WHO, British Council, UNFPA, and World Bank. He is the Executive Editor of South East Asia Journal of Public Health [published by Public Health Foundation Bangladesh] and Editor-in-Chief of Advances in Medical Education and Practice. [published by Dove Medical Press Ltd/Taylor & Francis]. He is a Fellow of the Higher Education Academy, UK, and published a number of papers in peer reviewed journals.


  • PhD in Medical Education, Centre for Medical Education, University of Dundee, Scotland, UK. 2000. 
  • Post-graduate Diploma in Health Economics Department of Health Economics, Dhaka University, Dhaka, Bangladesh. 1999.
  • Master of Health Personnel Education (MHPEd), School of Medical Education, University of New South Wales, Sydney, Australia. 1992
  • M.B.B.S, Chittagong Medical College, Chittagong University, Bangladesh. 1985.

Research Areas

Medical Education and Public Health

1. Assessing online readiness, psychosocial impact and career planning of students in a Faculty of Medical Sciences during the COVID-19 pandemic. Campus Research Award, UWI, Cave Hill Campus, Barbados. BBD$4,426.80.


1. Majumder MAA, Razzaque MS. Repeated vaccination and ‘vaccine exhaustion’: Relevance to the COVID-19 crisis. Expert Review of Vaccines; 2022:1-4.

2. Greaves N, Emmanuel M, Harvey A, Harewood H, Gromer J, Majumder MAA, Campbell M. Caribbean medical educators' perceptions and experiences of transgender curriculum. Transgender Health, 2022.

3. Majumder MAA, Gaur U, Singh K, Kandamaran L, Gupta S, Haque M, Rahman S, Sa B, Rahman M, Rampersad F. Impact of COVID-19 pandemic on radiology education, training, and practice: A narrative review. World Journal of Radiology. 2021;13(11):354-370.

4. Gaur U, Majumder MAA, Sa B, Sarkar S, Williams A, Singh K. Challenges and Opportunities of Preclinical Medical Education: COVID-19 Crisis and Beyond. SN Comprehensive Clinical Medicine, 2020:1-6.

5. Majumder MAA, Singh K, Hilaire MG, Rahman S, Sa B, Haque M. Tackling Antimicrobial Resistance by promoting Antimicrobial stewardship in Medical and Allied Health Professional Curricula. Expert Review of Anti Infective Therapy. 2020;18(12):1245-1258.

6. Majumder MAA, Kumar A, Adams OP, Ojeh N, Kandamaran K, Sa B. Students' and examiners’ feedback of Objectively Structured Clinical Examination. Advances in Medical Education and Practice 2019, 10:387-397.

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Additional Info

1. Member, Editorial Board. BMC Medical Education.
2. Member, Editorial Board. PLOS Global Public Health.
3. Editor-in-Chief, Advances in Medical Education and Practice.
4. Member, Editorial Board. Advances in Human Biology.
5. Review Editor, Frontiers in Communication.
6. Editor, Cross-campus FMS, UWI medical education newsletter, MeduLink.

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