Dr. Kiran C. Patel

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Ghaith Al-Eyd, M.B.Ch.B., M.Sc., Ph.D.


Associate Professor - Medical Education




Dr. Kiran C. Patel College of Allopathic Medicine

Dr. Al-Eyd joined the Dr. Kiran C. Patel College of Allopathic Medicine in 2020 as an Associate Professor, Medical Education. Prior to his current position, Dr. Al-Eyd served as Associate Professor of Pathology and Assistant Dean of Assessment at College of Medicine, California Northstate University. He has also served as Associate Professor of Pathology & Medical Education, Associate Dean of the Pre-clerkship Curriculum, and Director of Curriculum Mapping at School of Medicine, California University of Science and Medicine.

Overseas, Dr. Al-Eyd served as Associate Dean of the School of Medicine, Associate Professor of Pathology, and Specialist Pathologist at Gulf Medical University and GMC Hospital in the United Arab Emirates. Dr. Al-Eyd received his M.B.Ch.B. (M.D.), M.Sc. Path. and Ph.D. Path. degrees from Alnahrain University, Baghdad, Iraq. Dr. Al-Eyd has chaired many courses and has taught different topics of Basic and Clinical Sciences using various pedagogies. His teaching experience included not only MD programs but also PharmD, DMD, and M.Sc. programs. He has also supervised Master of Science theses and trained Clinical Pathology candidates.

Dr. Al-Eyd has received several awards & appreciations for his Teaching Excellence that included naming him as “The Faculty of the Year”. Dr. Al-Eyd has extensive experience in curriculum development and management including curriculum mapping, assessment and evaluation, and institutional and programmatic accreditation. He has delivered numerous faculty development sessions and invited speeches addressing his areas of expertise. Dr. Al-Eyd has scholarly presentations and publications in the fields of basic and clinical sciences as well as Medical Education, and he is an active member of several relevant professional groups and associations.