Sazzli Shahlan Kasim
Associate Professor of Medicine
Sazzli Shahlan Kasim is heavily involved in teaching and learning activities with the faculty. He is active in the training of undergraduate MBBS students, postgraduate Masters in Internal Medicine Program and MRCP as well as having 3 PhD students.
Sazzli Shahlan Kasim is currently the Head of Medicine with UiTM and serves in numerous faculty level activities. He is involved in inter-university activities related to the Masters Program and also serves as a panel reviewer for the Malaysian Quality Assessor, a government body responsible for the accreditation of university courses.
He has initiated and executed numerous training programs and workshop and has been the Organizing Chair for the Annual Scientific Meeting for the National Heart Association and was a member of the organizing committee for the Malaysia Intervention Meeting. He also maintains his membership in international arena, being an active member in the European Society of Cardiology, Irish Cardiac Society, European Atherosclerotic Society as well as the Royal College.
Sazzli Shahlan Kasim has been in this position with the university since 2012 and has strengthened and expanded cardiac services provided to attain local and international recognition. In a space of three years, Sazzli Shahlan Kasim has been able to achieve the level of ‘trainer in cardiology’ as well as having his centre recognized as a training centre.
He was able to do this by focusing on service delivery, active research and local as well as international collaborations. He is also involved in numerous lectures to both public and professional colleagues, organized local, regional as well as national level meetings in the interest of raising health awareness and improving healthcare.
Sazzli Shahlan Kasim currently sits as a council member with the National Heart Association Malaysia. This will allow him to better access at modalities to improve and streamline the training structure as well as knowledge sharing.
Sazzli Shahlan Kasim also worked at University Teknologi MARA since 2012 as the Head of Cardiology. Currently he holds the position of the Head of Medical Cluster. He graduated from National University of Ireland, Cork with MB BCh in 2001 and subsequently completed his training in Internal Medicine and Cardiology in 2011, receiving his CSCST from Irish College of Higher Medical Training.
Sazzli Shahlan Kasim currently lives in Kuala Lumpur and has 3 boys. He enjoys football, hiking, swimming and travelling.
In 2016, he was selected for the Young Physician Leaders (YPL) programme by the InterAcademy Partnership (IAP).