Vision and Mission
The Department inculcates the culture of excellence in developing a better future in psychiatry through renowned education programmes based on Sejahtera Framework; collaborating and delivering innovative researches; and providing value-based clinical services.
Department of Psychiatry was established in the same year with the inception of the Kulliyyah of Medicine, which was in 1997. Since then, the department has a growing number of dedicated academic staff and support staff. The department is actively involved in the academic activities, research and also clinical services.
The Department involved in Undergraduate Programme since the first intake of medical students in 1997.In earlier years, the lecturers involved in teaching basic psychology for Year 1 and 2 students. The department offers the MBBS 5802 course (Psychiatry) for the Year 5 students and MBBS 4908 course (Introduction to Psychiatry) for the Year 4 students. In these course, students are required to undergo 6 weeks of clinical activities in Psychiatry during Year 5 and 2 weeks of pre-exposure seminars and lectures in basic psychiatry during the Year 4. This psychitry posting is one of the six postings in Final Year Major Postings. Until now, about 25 batches of students had undergone training under this programme.
The Department started its postgraduate programme in 2017 with the first four students were our own trainee lecturers, and subsequently we enrolled students under Hadiah Latihan Persekutuan from Ministry of Health. This is a 4 years programme, which is divided into 3 phases. The students undergo clinical specialist training and have to sit for three examinations (Part 1, Part 2 and Final Examination) apart from other work-based assessments.
Research and Publications
(Source from IIUM Repository)
Assoc. Prof. Dr Nora binti Mat Zin
Head of Department, Professor
Prof. Dr. Ramli bin Musa
Asst. Prof. Dr. Ali Sabri Radeef Al-Ani
Asst. Prof. Dr Mohd Faiz bin Md Tahir
Asst. Prof. Dr. Rozanizam bin Zakaria
Asst. Prof. Dr. Ahmad Nabil bin Md Rosli
Asst. Prof. Dr. Nadzirah binti Ahmad Basri
Asst. Prof. Dr. Hijaz bin Hj Ridzwan
Asst. Prof. Dr. Fauzah Rahimah binti Mohd Ali
Administrative and Supporting Staff
Aidil Faszrul bin Abdul Rahim
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Zurina binti Ibrahim
Nur Fazlen binti Zainal Abidin
Medical Therapist (Physiotherapy)
Nurul Asma binti Abdul Basir
Administrative Assistant (Clerical/Operation)
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DEPARTMENT OF PSYCHIATRY
KULLIYYAH OF MEDICINE
Level 3, IIUM Indera Mahkota Campus, 25200 Kuantan Pahang
Office: +609 -570 4632/4633
Psychiatry and Mental Health Clinic,
Sultan Ahmad Shah Medical Centre IIUM (IIUM Hospital)
Tel: +609-591 2583