Quality Assurance Unit

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About Us

Welcome to the Quality Assurance Unit Page

The QAU was set up in September 2004, present in the first floor of the academic building in the medical education department.


Creating an environment for the dissemination of quality concepts and sustain the process of continuous improvement for all educational axes and institutional development, based on local and international academic standards, compatible with the mission and vision of faculty and achieve overall satisfaction and harmony with the requirements of stakeholders and leads to national accreditation of the Alexandria Faculty of Medicine.


Quality Assurance Unit of the Alexandria Faculty of Medicine Looks up to achieve the international accreditation which ranks the faculty among the high-level medical schools whose graduates are known for excellence in various medical fields and Practical and scientific competitiveness in both national and international levels.

Objectives and Responsibilities:

– QAU Enables the Alexandria Faculty of Medicine (AFM) to achieve its mission.

– QAU Strengthens the quality assurance process, and Innovate policies that help the AFM development and qualification for accreditation to be in the rank of leader institutions.

– QAU promotes and improves the performance of AFM in medical education in the stages of undergraduate and post graduate.

– QAU Enables the Faculty of Medicine of Alexandria to meet the National academic standards of the National Authority for quality assurance and accreditation.

– QAU Disseminates a culture of quality assurance between the human resources of all groups to be applied in all areas of performance in faculty.

– QAU Establishes an internal and external auditing system for assessment of institutional capacity and educational effectiveness.

– QAU Follows up the implementation of training plans in various fields.

– QAU Provides technical support to the foundations of quality assurance for the various faculties.

Organization Structure

منسق الجودة 

Quality Coordinator

  • معايير الاختيار:

–  أن يكون عضو هيئة تدريس عامل.

–  أن يكون ملما بمعايير الهيئة القومية لضمان الجودة و الاعتماد (naqaae.org) .

–  أن يكون له خبرة أكاديمية حديثة العهد (خلال آخر 5 سنوات)، تتضمن الممارسات الناجحة فى التدريس و تطوير المناهج ، البحث العلمى، و المشاركة المجتمعية.

–  أن يكون ملما بمهارات تكنولوجيا المعلومات و الحاسب الآلى.

–  يفضل أن يكون لة خبرة فى مشاريع و نظم ادارة الجودة و التحسين ذات التأثير الملموس.

– الا يكون منسقا لمقررات مرحلة البكالوريوسPhase/Year/Course Coordinator  او برنامج الدراسات العليا Program Coordinator.

  •  المهام الوظيفية :

1-  حلقة وصل بين مجلس  القسم و وحدة ضمان الجودة بالكلية(عرض أنشطة الوحدة بمجلس القسم).

2-  يرأس فريق عمل ضمان الجودة بالقسم المنوط به تنفيذ خطة العمل الموضوعة من قبل وحدة الجودة ، وتتضمن محورين رئيسين :

  • العملية التعليمية :
  • نشر ثقافة جودة التعليم بين اعضاء هيئة التدريس والهيئة المعاونة بالقسم .
  • متابعة اعداد وتحديث ملفات المقررات COURSE FILE.
  • متابعة اعداد تقارير المقررات والبرامج لمرحلة البكالوريوس والدراسات العليا PROGRAM AND COURSE REPORT
  • دراسة الاحتياجات التدريبية لاعضاء هيئة التدريس والهيئة المعاونة بالقسم ورفع تقرير الى لجنة بوحدة ضمان الجودة لاستيفاء خطة التدريب السنوية بالكلية .
  • متابعة تنفيذ نظام وآليات الاداء المؤسسى والفاعلية التعليمية واعلام المعنيين بالتغذية الراجعة الاستبيانات وخطط تحسين المقررات والبرامج .
  • العملية الادارية :
  • استيفاء جودة العمليات الادارية تبعا لمتطلبات المواصفة 2008/9001 ISO.
  • دراسة الاحتياجات التدريبية للعاملين والفنيين بالقسم  ورفع تقرير الى (لجنة التدريب بوحدة ضمان الجودة ) لاستيفاء خطة التدريب السنوية للكلية .
  • المشاركة فى تنفيذ آليات تقييم الاداء الادارى.

3- المشاركة فى الاجتماعات الدورية لوحدة ضمان الجودة، و تقديم التقارير السنوية عن أنشطة فريق ضمان الجودة بالقسم الى وحدة ضمان الجودة.

4- المشاركة فى اعداد الدراسة السنوية الذاتية للكلية.

5- المشاركة فى الاعداد لزيارات المتابعة من قبل المراجعين الخارجيين تبعا للمهام التى توكل اليه من قبل وحدة ضمان الجودة.

Student Participation

As part of its activities, the Quality Assurance Unit encourages the participation of students in its activities. For students who are interested in participating in these activities, please fill the form below. Please make sure you use your @alexmed.edu.eg email. No other Email addresses will be accepted.

Quality Assurance

External Links

– National Authority of Quality Assurance and Accreditation of Education official website:


– World Federation for Medical Education


Online Questionnaires

QAU Poll


What is quality?

It is about satisfying the requirements of the customer who bought the product or service and it is about being fit for the purpose for which the product or service was bought.
What is meant by a “Quality System”?

A quality system, also known as a Quality Assurance (QA) system or a Quality Management System (QMS), is a management system that helps to ensure the consistency of quality of the goods or services (like education) that are supplied according to certain standards.

Compliance with Quality System Standards is demonstrated by completion of a successful quality system audit conducted by a certification organization acceptable to the Government which is in the case of medical education: the national authority for quality assurance and accreditation of education NAQAAE.

How do we work?

The quality cycle is:

What is the difference between quality assurance (QA) and quality control (QC)?

Quality assurance is a management or oversight function; it deals with setting policy and running an administrative system of management controls that cover planning, implementation, and review of data collection activities and the use of data in decision-making.

Quality control is a technical function that includes all the scientific precautions that are needed to acquire data of known and adequate quality. Such as:

– Identify specifications.

– Assess performance.

– Compare to specifications.

– Analysis of result.



– Students Guide

– Student’s Guide – Arabic

– Awareness Campaign – Arabic



– Accreditation


31st Annual Scientific Congress – Accreditation of Medical Schools (Materials):

PowerPoint Presentations:

– Accreditation of Canadia Medical Schools – Peterson

– Implementing a System of Quality Improvement through Accreditation – Barzansky


PDF Files:

– How Medical Schools are Different

– Planning an external Review

:مشروع التطوير المستمر و التأهيل للاعتماد

مخرجات المشروع


Accreditation Awareness Campaign

Unit Director

Prof. Dr.Wafaa Elsehly

Contact Us

Telephone: 03-4802345

Fax: 03-4802345

Address: Faculty of Medicine – Academic Building – First Floor – Medical Education Department

E-mail: qaunit@alexmed.edu.eg