Samy A Azer

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Affiliation: New South Wales
Country: Australia

Publications

  1. doi Problem-based learning: Where are we now? Guide supplement 36.1 - viewpoint
    Samy A Azer
    Department of Medical Education, College of Medicine, King Saud University, Riyadh 11427, Saudi Arabia
    Med Teach 33:e121-2. 2011
  2. pmc Evaluation of the educational value of YouTube videos about physical examination of the cardiovascular and respiratory systems
    Samy A Azer
    Curriculum Development and Research Unit, Department of Medical Education, King Saud University, Riyadh 11461, Saudi Arabia
    J Med Internet Res 15:e241. 2013
  3. doi Enhancing learning approaches: practical tips for students and teachers
    Samy A Azer
    Department of Medical Education, College of Medicine, King Saud University, Riyadh, Saudi Arabia
    Med Teach 35:433-43. 2013
  4. pmc Introducing integrated laboratory classes in a PBL curriculum: impact on student's learning and satisfaction
    Samy A Azer
    Medical Education and Curriculum Development and Research Unit, College of Medicine, King Saud University, PO Box 2925, Riyadh 11461, Saudi Arabia
    BMC Med Educ 13:71. 2013
  5. doi Overview of molecular pathways in inflammatory bowel disease associated with colorectal cancer development
    Samy A Azer
    Department of Medical Education, College of Medicine, King Saud University, Riyadh, Saudi Arabia
    Eur J Gastroenterol Hepatol 25:271-81. 2013
  6. pmc Nervous system examination on YouTube
    Samy A Azer
    Professor Medical Education and Chair of Curriculum Development and Research Unit, College of Medicine, King Saud University, P O Box 2925, Riyadh, 11461, Saudi Arabia
    BMC Med Educ 12:126. 2012
  7. doi Becoming a peer reviewer to medical education journals
    Samy A Azer
    Curriculum Development and Research Unit, Medical Education Department, College of Medicine, King Saud University, Riyadh, Saudi Arabia
    Med Teach 34:698-704. 2012
  8. doi Can "YouTube" help students in learning surface anatomy?
    Samy A Azer
    Curriculum Development and Research Unit, Department of Medical Education, College of Medicine, King Saud University, Riyadh, Saudi Arabia
    Surg Radiol Anat 34:465-8. 2012
  9. doi Twelve tips for constructing problem-based learning cases
    Samy A Azer
    Department of Medical Education, College of Medicine, King Saud University, PO Box 2925, Riyadh 11461, Saudi Arabia
    Med Teach 34:361-7. 2012
  10. doi Introducing a problem-based learning program: 12 tips for success
    Samy A Azer
    King Saud University, Riyadh 11461, Saudi Arabia
    Med Teach 33:808-13. 2011

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  1. doi Problem-based learning: Where are we now? Guide supplement 36.1 - viewpoint
    Samy A Azer
    Department of Medical Education, College of Medicine, King Saud University, Riyadh 11427, Saudi Arabia
    Med Teach 33:e121-2. 2011
    ..In this article, I would like to reflect on some of the challenges facing PBL and provide an insight into practical issues related to these challenges...
  2. pmc Evaluation of the educational value of YouTube videos about physical examination of the cardiovascular and respiratory systems
    Samy A Azer
    Curriculum Development and Research Unit, Department of Medical Education, King Saud University, Riyadh 11461, Saudi Arabia
    J Med Internet Res 15:e241. 2013
    ..A number of studies have evaluated the educational contents of videos on YouTube. However, little analysis has been done on videos about physical examination...
  3. doi Enhancing learning approaches: practical tips for students and teachers
    Samy A Azer
    Department of Medical Education, College of Medicine, King Saud University, Riyadh, Saudi Arabia
    Med Teach 35:433-43. 2013
    ..These cannot be achieved through memorization of factual knowledge but rather through the development of a wide range of cognitive and noncognitive skills that enhance deep learning...
  4. pmc Introducing integrated laboratory classes in a PBL curriculum: impact on student's learning and satisfaction
    Samy A Azer
    Medical Education and Curriculum Development and Research Unit, College of Medicine, King Saud University, PO Box 2925, Riyadh 11461, Saudi Arabia
    BMC Med Educ 13:71. 2013
    ..It also examines whether core concepts addressed in these classes were learned and retained and how the students perceived the ILCs...
  5. doi Overview of molecular pathways in inflammatory bowel disease associated with colorectal cancer development
    Samy A Azer
    Department of Medical Education, College of Medicine, King Saud University, Riyadh, Saudi Arabia
    Eur J Gastroenterol Hepatol 25:271-81. 2013
    ..Therefore, understanding the molecular basis of CRC is an important step for the identification of new biomarkers that can help in the early detection of CRC in these patients...
  6. pmc Nervous system examination on YouTube
    Samy A Azer
    Professor Medical Education and Chair of Curriculum Development and Research Unit, College of Medicine, King Saud University, P O Box 2925, Riyadh, 11461, Saudi Arabia
    BMC Med Educ 12:126. 2012
    ..Web 2.0 sites such as YouTube have become a useful resource for knowledge and are used by medical students as a learning resource. This study aimed at assessing videos covering the nervous system examination on YouTube...
  7. doi Becoming a peer reviewer to medical education journals
    Samy A Azer
    Curriculum Development and Research Unit, Medical Education Department, College of Medicine, King Saud University, Riyadh, Saudi Arabia
    Med Teach 34:698-704. 2012
    ..Novice reviewers may be interested in participating in this service, but they might lack sufficient knowledge of their role as peer reviewers and the skills needed to conduct a comprehensive and fair review...
  8. doi Can "YouTube" help students in learning surface anatomy?
    Samy A Azer
    Curriculum Development and Research Unit, Department of Medical Education, College of Medicine, King Saud University, Riyadh, Saudi Arabia
    Surg Radiol Anat 34:465-8. 2012
    ..Internet sites such as "YouTube" have become a useful resource for information. This study aimed at assessing YouTube videos covering surface anatomy...
  9. doi Twelve tips for constructing problem-based learning cases
    Samy A Azer
    Department of Medical Education, College of Medicine, King Saud University, PO Box 2925, Riyadh 11461, Saudi Arabia
    Med Teach 34:361-7. 2012
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  10. doi Introducing a problem-based learning program: 12 tips for success
    Samy A Azer
    King Saud University, Riyadh 11461, Saudi Arabia
    Med Teach 33:808-13. 2011
    ..However, the introduction of a PBL program is a demanding process and requires resources, a lot of planning, and organisation...
  11. doi Learning surface anatomy: which learning approach is effective in an integrated PBL curriculum?
    Samy A Azer
    Curriculum Development Unit, Department of Medical Education, College of Medicine, King Saud University, Riyadh, Saudi Arabia
    Med Teach 33:78-80. 2011
    ..Understanding surface anatomy and surface markings are integral for introducing clinical sciences...
  12. ncbi Twelve tips for creating trigger images for problem-based learning cases
    Samy A Azer
    School of Medicine, the University of Toyama, Japan
    Med Teach 29:93-7. 2007
    ..Understanding the educational objectives of using trigger images and choosing appropriate images are the keys for constructing successful PBL cases. These twelve tips highlight the key steps in the successful creation of trigger images...
  13. ncbi Medical education at the crossroads: which way forward?
    Samy A Azer
    University of Toyama, School of Medicine, Toyoma, Japan
    Ann Saudi Med 27:153-7. 2007
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  14. ncbi Do we need dissection in an integrated problem-based learning medical course? Perceptions of first- and second-year students
    Samy A Azer
    Faculty Education Unit, School of Medicine, Dentistry and Health Sciences, University of Melbourne, Melbourne, Vic, Australia
    Surg Radiol Anat 29:173-80. 2007
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  15. ncbi Challenges facing PBL tutors: 12 tips for successful group facilitation
    Samy A Azer
    Faculty Education Unit, FEU, Faculty of Medicine, Dentistry and Health Sciences, University of Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
    Med Teach 27:676-81. 2005
    ..The tips provided in this manuscript should help tutors with practical answers. The article may be useful to PBL tutors, medical and health educators and those responsible for PBL training workshops...
  16. ncbi A multimedia CD-ROM tool to improve student understanding of bile salts and bilirubin metabolism: evaluation of its use in a medical hybrid PBL course
    Samy A Azer
    Faculty Education Unit, Faculty of Medicine, Dentistry and Health Sciences, University of Melbourne, Parkville, Victoria, Australia
    Adv Physiol Educ 29:40-50. 2005
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  17. ncbi Facilitation of students' discussion in problem-based learning tutorials to create mechanisms: the use of five key questions
    Samy A Azer
    Faculty Education Unit FEU, Faculty of Medicine, Dentistry and Health Sciences, University of Melbourne, Victoria, Parkville 3010, Australia
    Ann Acad Med Singapore 34:492-8. 2005
    ..This manuscript describes 5 key open-ended questions in PBL tutorials to facilitate students' discussions as they create their mechanisms...
  18. ncbi Becoming a student in PBL course: twelve tips for successful group discussion
    Samy A Azer
    Faculty of Medicine, Dentistry and Health Sciences, University of Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
    Med Teach 26:12-5. 2004
    ..This paper provides 12 practical tips to PBL students to enhance their skills in discussing a case in their group...
  19. pmc The qualities of a good teacher: how can they be acquired and sustained?
    Samy A Azer
    Faculty Education Unit, Faculty of Medicine, Dentistry and Health Sciences, Medical Building, Level 7, North Wing, University of Melbourne, Parkville 3010, Victoria, Australia
    J R Soc Med 98:67-9. 2005
  20. ncbi Experience and attitude of interns to pelvic and sensitive area examinations during their undergraduate medical course
    Sami A Alnassar
    Division of Thoracic Surgery, Department of Surgery 37, King Saud University, PO Box 7805, Riyadh 11427, Kingdom of Saudi Arabia
    Saudi Med J 33:551-6. 2012
    ..To explore the experience of interns in sensitive area examination during their undergraduate medical course and identify factors interfering with such examinations...
  21. ncbi Do recommended textbooks contain adequate information about bile salt transporters for medical students?
    Samy A Azer
    Faculty Education Unit FEU, Faculty of Medicine, Dentistry and Health Sciences, University of Melbourne, Parkville 3010, Victoria, Australia
    Adv Physiol Educ 28:36-43. 2004
    ..Authors, editors, and publishers of medical textbooks should consider the need to update the information provided on bile salt transporters...
  22. ncbi Seeing the wood for the trees: approaches to teaching and assessing clinical pharmacology and therapeutics in a problem-based learning course
    Samy A Azer
    Medical Education Research and Development Unit, Faculty of Medicine, Universiti Teknologi MARA, Selangor, Shah Alam, Malaysia
    Ann Acad Med Singapore 37:204-9. 2008
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