Profile of MAEMHS’s President Session 2017/2019

Prof Yong Rafidah

Professor Dr Yong Rafidah Abdul Rahman, MBBS(Malaya), FAFP(M’sia), FRACGP(Australia), FHEA(UK), PG Dip. Reproductive Medicine(UPM), PG Dip.Med. Education(Dundee); is a family medicine specialist and medical educator with extensive experience in academic management as well as quality assurance in higher education.

She worked in active clinical medicine for fourteen years before embarking on academic career and had served three universities where she held various leadership positions before joining the Asia Metropolitan University in March 2017, as the Deputy Vice Chancellor (Academic).

Her past administrative appointments include being the Director of Quality Management and Enhancement Centre of Cyberjaya University College of Medical Sciences (CUCMS), where she had overseen the quality management system of the university (including ISO 9001 certification), university enhancement initiatives, accreditation of academic programs, curriculum management and related training for university staff.

Apart from being a qualified ISO 9001 Quality Management System Lead Auditor; she is also an assessor for accreditation of Malaysian medical programs. Dr Yong Rafidah has been appointed as advisor as well as assisted over 40 medical and other academic programs.

She has numerous research achievements, publications, conference and other academic presentations to her credit.

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