FCPS (Haematology) 2003 College of Physicians and Surgeons
MBBS 1994 Dow Medical College Karachi, Pakistan
• Pathologist Aga Khan University November 2003
• Lecturer, Aga Khan University Jan 2006
• Lecturer II Aga Khan University Karachi Pakistan Jan 2008
• Assistant Professor Aga Khan University, Karachi Pakistan June 2008
• Senior Lecturer Alfaisal University 2011-2015
• Assistant Professor Alfaisal University 2015-today
• Medical Education
• Thalassemia syndromes
• Chronic Myeloid Leukaemia
Membership of Professional Societies:
• Life member Pakistan Association of Pathologists
• Life member Pakistan society of haematology
Aga Khan University (2008-2011) (undergraduate program)
• Haematology, Introductory module, blood and Inflammation Module
Aga Khan University (2008-2011) Post Graduate Program
• Residency Coordinator haematology residency program
Alfaisal University, Riyadh, KSA (since September 2011)
• Director PBL from June 2014 to September 2016
• Director Mentorship program from February 2014 to September 2016
• Director Year 3 Alfaisal University2016- 2017
• Director Year 2 2017-2018
Assessment coordinator for the department of Pathology and Pharmacology
Block director for blood block semester 2
Block director for semester 6 Haematology Block
Block director for Multisystem block semester 5
List of Publications:
Khurshid Anwar, Muhammad Raihan Sajid, Peter Cahusac, Abdul Ahad Shaikh, Ahmad Elgammal, Ahlam Alshedoukhy, and Junaid Kashir. Can Facebook pages be a mode of blended learning to supplement in-class teaching in Saudi Arabia? Adv Physiol Educ 41: 472–477, 2017.
Ghawji M, Sajid MR, Shaikh AA, Sheriff R, Cahusac P, Alkattan K. Perspectives of students and mentors on a formal mentorship program in Saudi Arabia. Int J Med Educ. 2017;8:25-27. doi:10.5116/ijme.587a.06f8.
Shaikh AA, Raihan Sajid M, Hasanein HS and Yaqinuddin A. Audience Response System (Clickers) in Team Based Learning: The Good, the Bad and the Feedback. Austin J Anat. 2017; 4(2): 1069.
Hamzah Naji, Jumana Sarraj, Ibrahim Muhsen, Shouq Kherallah, Raihan Sajid. Enhanced Problem-based Learning: Integrating Research Objectives in Regular Problem based Learning. Abstract published in Journal of Health specialties Mar 2017.
Naji H, Sarraj J, Muhsen I, Kherallah S, Qannita A, Obeidat A, Sajid MR. Faculty perspective on competency-based research education: A multi-centre study from Saudi Arabia. J Health Spec 2017;5:129-34
Muhammad R. Sajid, Abrar F. Laheji, Fayha Abothenain, Yezan Salam, Dina AlJayar and Akef Obeidat. Can blended learning and the flipped classroom improve student learning and satisfaction in Saudi Arabia?, Int J Med Educ. 2016; 7:281-285; doi: 10.5116/ijme.57a7.83d4
Anwar K, Shaikh AA, Sajid MR, Cahusac P, Alarifi NA, Al Shedoukhy A. Tackling student neurophobia in neurosciences block with team-based learning. 2015. Med Educ Online 2015-07-29; 20. doi. 10.3402/meo.v20.28461
Sajid, MR, Shaikh AA. 2015. Using Gagne’s model in hematology residency. Journal of Health Specialities. 3(1):47-49.
Siddiqui, S, Ishtiaq R, Sajid F, Sajid R. 2014. Quality of life in patients with thalassemia major in a developing country. Journal of College of Physicians and Surgeons, Pakistan. 24(7):477-480.
Waseem, F, Khemomal KA, Sajid R. 2011. Antioxidant status in beta thalassemia major: A single-center study. Indian Journal of Pathology and Microbiology. 54(4):761-4.
Sajid, R, Qureshi A. 2011. Overwhelming bone marrow Leishmaniasis. Turkish Journal of Hematology. 28:357-358.
Sajid, R, Khalid S, Mazari N, Azhar WB, Khurshid M. 2010. Clinical audit of inherited bleeding disorders in a developing country. Indian Journal of Pathology and Microbiology. 53(1):50-53.
Sajid, R, Siddiqui SH, Shaikh U, Adil S. 2010. Clinicopathologic spectrum of Waldenström's macroglobulinemia: A single center experience. Indian Journal of Pathology and Microbiology. 53(3):490-493.
Qureshi, A, Sajid RM. 2010. Involvement of bone marrow with intravascular large B-cell lymphoma.. Hematology/oncology and stem cell therapy. 3(1):39-41.
Sajid, R, Moiz B, Kamran N, Adil SN. 2010. Pleural fluid plasmacytosis in a patient with plasma cell leukemia. : Turk J Hematol, 27: 135-6.
Sajid, R, Moiz B, Ali N, Kamran N, Adil S, Shaikh U, Khurshid M. 2010. Therapeutic outcomes of older patients with acute myeloid leukemia.. Saudi medical journal. 31(5):533–538.
Sajid, R, Moiz B, Adil S, Khurshid M. 2009. Calcium oxalate crystals in the bone marrow. British journal of Hematology. 146(1):1.
Sajid, R, Ghani F, Adil S, Khurshid M. 2009. Oral iron chelation therapy with deferiprone in patients with Thalassemia Major. Journal of the Pakistan Medical Association. 59(6):388-390.,
Syed, NN, Adil S, Sajid R, Usman M, Moiz B, Kakepoto GN, Khurshid M. 2007. Chronic ITP: Analysis of various factors at presentation which predict failure to first line treatment and their response to second line therapy. Journal of Pakistan Medical Association. 57(3):126-129.
Khalid, S, Sajid R, Adil SN, Khurshid M. 2004. Frequency of Hereditary Thrombophilia: an AKUH experience. Journal-Pakistan Medical Association. 54(8):427–429.
Usman, M, Kakepoto GN, Adil S, Sajid R, Arain S, Khurshid M. 2004. Hematologic and Cytogenetic findings in eleven Chronic Myelogenous Leukemia Patients treated with Imatinib Mesylate at a Tertiary Care Hospital. Journal of Pakistan Medical Association. 54(1):17-20.
Usman, M, Bilwani F, Kakepoto GN, Adil SN, Sajid R, Khurshid M. 2004. Polycythemia vera and idiopathic erythrocytosis: comparison of clinical and laboratory parameters. Journal of Pakistan Medical Association, 54(5):249–250.
Usman, M, Adil SN, Sajid R, Khurshid M. 2003. Fludarabine induced immune thrombocytopenia in a patient with CD5 positive B cell chronic lymphocytic leukemia. Journal of Pakistan Medical Association, 53(10):496–497.
Sajid, R, Adil S, Fadoo Z, Sabir S, Khurshid M. 2003. Use of intravenous anti-D in patients with refractory and relapsed immune thrombocytopenic purpura. Journal of Pakistan Medical Association. 53(11):537-539.
Teaching of Undergraduate students through lectures, team based learning and problem based learning sessions of phase I and phase II students
Director of Hematology /oncology block, blood block and multisystem block
PBL Director and head of PBL development committee. Development of PBL cases for all blocks
Checking of examination papers
Lectures in Haematology/oncology block, renal block and endocrine block. Lectures in General pathology course.
Appointed as assessment organizer of the department and responsible for preparation and setting of examination of Phase II students. Involved in the development and modification of MCQs and SAQs of various blocks and courses
Active participation in PBL curriculum and contributed in development of learning objectives, tutor guides, clinical cases and practicals that integrates concepts of hematology with other disciplines and sessions on facilitation skills.
Students evaluations are consistently Excellent and Outstanding (a score of 4.5 on a scale of 1-5)