Division of General Internal Medicine

Khalid Azzam

M.D.

Khalid Azzam, MBBS, DABIM, FACP, FRCPC, CPE
Associate Professor of Medicine
Division of General Internal Medicine

Assistant Dean for Continuing Health Science Education (CHSE), Faculty of Health Sciences

Faculty Lead for PoCUS Curriculum, Internal Medicine Residency Program

Chief of Medicine, Hamilton General Hospital Site, Hamilton Health Sciences

Twitter: @Azzam_Khalid
Linkedin: ca.linkedin.com/pub/khalid-azzam

Administrative Assistant: Jasmine Trejo trejo@hhsc.ca

Education and Professional Standing

• MBBS, Medicine and Surgery, University of Rajasthan, 1993
• Diplomate, American Board of Internal Medicine, 2002
• Certified Physician Executive (CPE), The American Association for Physician Leadership, 2014

• Fellow of the Royal College of Physicians of Canada (FRCPC), Internal Medicine & General Internal Medicine, 2015

Awards and Distinctions:
• GIM Excellence in Clinical Teaching Award, Internal Medicine Residency Program 2015
• Faculty Appreciation Award, Internal Medicine Residency Program 2011
• Certificate of Merit for Teaching Excellence, Internal Medicine Residency Program, 2008-2010
• Excellence in Clinical Teaching Award, Internal Medicine Residency Program 2009

• Inaugural Director of Simulation in the Internal Medicine Residency Program 2008-2017

Clinical Interests:
• Diagnostic applications of Point of Care Ultrasound (PoCUS) in both inpatient and a ambulatory setting
• Inpatient General Internal Medicine on the Clinical Teaching Unit
• Outpatient GIM continuity clinic, post-discharge clinic and GIMRAC/Ambulatory CTU

Research Interest:
Medical Education research in the areas of continuing education, knowledge translation and simulation including PoCUS. Research is focused on learning needs assessment, teaching methods, interprofessional team training and linking learning to quality.

Selected Publications
Kimberley Lewis, Meghan McConnell, Khalid Azzam (Senior Author). A Systematic Needs Assessment for Point of Care Ultrasound in Internal Medicine Residency Training Programs. Canadian Journal of General Internal Medicine, Vol 12, No2. 2017.

Meghan McConnell, Khalid Azzam, Ted Xenodemetropoulos, Akbar Panju. Effectiveness of Test-Enhanced Learning in Continuing Health Sciences Education: A Randomized Controlled Trial. Journal of Continuing Education in the Heath Professions, 35(2):119-122, 2015.

Chenchen Hou, Nadine Kronfli, Khalid Azzam, Mohamed Panju. Breaking-Out Bad: A Case of Levamisole-Induced Vasculitis. Canadian Journal of General Internal Medicine, 10(2): 50-52, 2015.

Azzam K, Wasi P, Patel A. Designing and Implementing a Comprehensive Simulation Curriculum in Internal Medicine Residency, Canadian Journal of General Internal medicine, 7(3), 77-79, 2012.