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Faiz Tuma

Faiz Tuma

Faiz Tuma


Clinical Associate Professor of Surgery.

Central Michigan University College of Medicine.

Western Michigan University College of Medicine.

Professional & Academic Degrees

- Diplomate of the Canadian Board of Surgery.

- Diplomate of the American Board of Surgery.

- Medical Education Master - Dundee University, Scotland.

- Distance Education Master - Athabaskan University, Canada.

- Educational Technology Doctoral candidate - Walden University, USA.

Professional Leadership Activities

- Committee member of the American College of Surgeons - Surgery Resident Training committee.

- Committee member - Society of American Gastrointestinal and Endoscopic Surgeons (SAGES) Resident and Fellow Training committee.

- Committee member - Graduate Surgical Education committee of the Association for Surgical Education.

- ATLS Course international director and educator.

- ATLS Course Iraqi-Center founder - in collaboration with Al-Nahrain Medical School surgery group.

Scholarly Activities

- Published 67+ peer-reviewed articles in PubMed-indexed journals.

- Supervised more than 70 student’s, resident’s, and fellow’s research projects and abstracts.

- Presented more than 34 abstracts and oral presentations in the American College of Surgeons Clinical Congresses, SAGES annual meetings, and the Association for Surgical Education annual meetings.

- Reviewer for six medical and education journals

Academic Interests

- Cognitive educational psychology.

- Gameful surgical education.