Doctor Iman Hegazi

Doctor Iman Hegazi

Director, Medical Education,
Dean'S Unit - School Of Medicine

Snr Lecturer In Medical Education,
School Of Medicine

Senior Lecturer In Medical Education,
School Of Medicine

Biography

Iman graduated with Honours from Alexandria Faculty of Medicine in 1990 and went on to specialise in Forensic Medicine and toxicology. She was a faculty member at Alexandria University from 1992-2008. She has a Masters and a Doctorate in Forensic Medicine and Clinical Toxicology, and a Doctorate in Medical Education. Iman started her career at Western Sydney University in 2009 where she completed her PhD in Medical Education. She was appointed as lecturer in medical education in 2012. In 2015, she was appointed senior lecturer and, in 2016, Director of the Medical Education Unit. In this role, Iman oversees the medical curriculum and supports the faculty development of staff within the unit. Iman believes in providing a democratic and shared leadership style hence maintaining collegiality and a healthy team environment, as well as encouraging leadership skills and career progression of staff. Iman has also been coordinator of Problem-based learning (PBL), at the Western Sydney School of Medicine, since 2013. In this role, Iman supports and provides a safe learning environment for all students, supports PBL tutors through staff development and pastoral care, collaborates with content experts to develop and deliver an innovative, evidence-based, high quality PBL curriculum and continuously evaluates, updates and improves the quality of the curriculum. Iman is also engaged in medical education research that supports student learning and reflects best practice in medical education, with publications in reputable peer-reviewed medical education journals. She has expertise in quantitative and mixed methods research, and her areas of research interests include professional development of medical students, curricular design and pedagogy.

 

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Qualifications

  • PhD Western Sydney University
  • DForMed Alexandria University
  • MForMed Alexandria University
  • MBBS Alexandria University

Organisational Unit (School / Division)

  • Dean'S Unit - School Of Medicine
  • School Of Medicine
  • School Of Medicine

Contact

Email: I.Hegazi@westernsydney.edu.au
Phone: (02) 4620 3862
Mobile: 0430028322
Location: 30.3.26
Campbelltown
Website:

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Publications

Chapters in Books

  • Hegazi, I., Hennessy, A. and Wilson, I. (2017), 'Empathy levels in medical students : do they really change over time?', Empathy: An Evidence-based Interdisciplinary Perspective, InTech 9789535134534.

Journal Articles

  • Atwa, S., Gauci-Mansour, V., Thomson, R. and Hegazi, I. (2019), 'Team-based and case-based learning : a hybrid pedagogy model enhancing students' academic performance and experiences at first-year tertiary level', The Australian Educational Researcher, vol 46, no 1 , pp 93 - 112.
  • Atherley, A., Dolmans, D., Hu, W., Hegazi, I., Alexander, S. and Teunissen, P. (2019), 'Beyond the struggles : a scoping review on the transition to undergraduate clinical training', Medical Education, vol 53, no 6 , pp 559 - 570.
  • Hough, L. and Hegazi, I. (2018), 'Challenging the hidden curriculum through problem based learning : a reflection on curricular design', MedEdPublish, vol 7, no 3 .
  • Langendyk, V., Hegazi, I., Cowin, L., Johnson, M. and Wilson, I. (2015), 'Imagining alternative professional identities : reconfiguring professional boundaries between nursing students and medical students', Academic Medicine, vol 90, no 6 , pp 732 - 737.
  • Hegazi, I. and Wilson, I. (2013), 'Medical education and moral segmentation in medical students', Medical Education, vol 47, no 10 , pp 1022 - 1028.
  • Hegazi, I. and Wilson, I. (2013), 'Maintaining empathy in medical school : it is possible', Medical Teacher, vol 35, no 12 , pp 1002 - 1008.
  • Sherif, N., Kamel, S., Al-Ashkar, O., Sharaki, O., Seif, E. and Hegazi, I. (2004), 'Detection of cotinine in neonate meconium as a marker for nicotine exposure in utero', Eastern Mediterranean Health Journal, vol 10, no 1-2 , pp 96 - 105.

Conference Papers

  • Atwa, S., O'Connor, E. and Hegazi, I. (2019), 'Threshold concept-based transition pedagogy in pathway programs supporting students' transition into allied health degrees', An International Association for Medical Education. Annual Conference, Vienna, Austria.
  • Hegazi, I., McDonald, J., Graves, J., Abrahams, N. and Thorneycroft, R. (2019), 'The shaping of moral development in medical students', Australia and New Zealand Association for Health Professional Educators. Conference, Canberra, A.C.T..
  • Gauci-Mansour, V. and Hegazi, I. (2019), 'Enhancing medical students' experience of communication skills for problem based learning', Australian and New Zealand Association for Health Professional Educators. Conference, Canberra, A.C.T..
  • Gauci-Mansour, V. and Hegazi, I. (2019), 'A new formative tool to encourage a deep approach to self-directed learning for problem based learning', Australian and New Zealand Association for Health Professional Educators. Conference, Canberra, A.C.T..
  • Atwa, S., Gauci-Mansour, V., Thomson, R. and Hegazi, I. (2018), 'Team-based and case-based learning, a hybrid pedagogy model enhancing students' academic performance and experiences at first-year tertiary level', Foundation and Bridging Educators New Zealand Conference, Wellington, N.Z..
  • Atwa, S., Mason, G., Holmes, K., Nammi, S. and Hegazi, I. (2018), 'Transition pedagogy and curriculum in an 'en/abling' tertiary program informing regular university curriculum', World Curriculum Studies Conference, Melbourne, Vic..
  • Atwa, S., Mason, G., Holmes, K., Nammi, S. and Hegazi, I. (2018), 'Transition pedagogy and curriculum in an extended tertiary program informing regular university curriculum', Foundation and Bridging Educators New Zealand Conference, Wellington, N.Z..
  • Wang, S., Surmon, L., Langendyk, V., Hegazi, I., Succar, T., Mason, G. and Hu, W. (2013), 'Application of Cytoscape to the analysis of diagrams of mechanisms underlying patient problems', ascilite Conference, Macquarie University.

Google Scholar profile:

https://scholar.google.com/citations?user=NioRykEAAAAJ&hl=en 

ORCID profile:

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Previous Projects

Title: Improving Care for Patients with Low Back Pain: the role of Entrustable Professional Activities
Funder:
  • Health Administration Corporation
Western Researchers: Wendy Hu and Iman Hegazi
Years: 2017-05-10 - 2019-12-30
ID: P00024150

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