Full Name
Ahmed Rashid
Professor of Medical Education, UCL Medical School & Vice Dean (International), UCL Faculty of Medical Sciences
University College London
Ahmed Rashid is a physician and education scientist with expertise in international medical education. His current appointments are as Professor of Medical Education at University College London (UCL), where he is Vice Dean (International) at the UCL Faculty of Medical Sciences, and Director of the UCL Centre for International Medical Education Collaborations (CIMEC), where he leads a portfolio of international partnerships with medical schools in several different countries. He has additionally held national leadership roles in medical education in the UK, including formerly as Medical Director for International Education at the Royal College of General Practitioners and currently as Chief Examiner for the General Medical Council PLAB exam, that internationally qualified doctors must pass to work clinically in the UK. He has an extensive track record in medical school accreditation both in the UK and overseas. He has worked for the Ministries of Higher Education in the UAE and Bahrain as an accreditation review panel member and chair and advised on national accreditation systems in various other countries.
Ahmed Rashid