Division of Child Health, Obstetrics and Gynaecology
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Clinical Assistant Professor in Obstetrics and Gynaecology, Faculty of Medicine & Health Sciences
Ahmed qualified in 1999 with 1st class honours from university of Alexandria in Egypt. After house jobs he started his training in obstetrics and gynaecology, as resident and later as a clinical tutor in obstetrics and gynaecology at Alexandria University, he submitted and successfully defended an MSc thesis in collaboration with E. Darj from the university of Uppsala in Sweden on optimizing surgical techniques for Caesarean section. He was awarded the FIGO international fellowship award on his work in the FIGO 2006 congress in Malaysia. In 2007 he joined Philip Baker and his research group at University of Manchester for the study of circulating factors in Pre-eclampsia. He later submitted his MD thesis in collaboration with University of Bristol on the association between Angiopoietin-2 gene polymorphism and pre-eclampsia. As a specialist registrar in obstetrics and gynaecology in the East Midlands, he developed his special clinical interest in high risk pregnancy and benign laparoscopic surgery. In 2014 he joined the Teaching team at Royal Derby hospital as a teaching fellow and from 2015 he was appointed by the university of Nottingham as a clinical assistant professor in Obstetrics and Gynaecology. Ahmed currently holds both research and undergraduate teaching responsibilities. Ahmed is currently working on his thesis for the masters in medical education MMedsci at the university of Nottingham on promoting reflective practice among undergraduate medical students.
Dr El-Hadidy's areas of interest in medical education is the development of high fidelity simulation learning experience for undergraduate students. He has participated with the Royal Derby clinical skills team in organizing high fidelity simulation teaching material for obstetric emergencies for undergraduate students. He has also introduced low cost simulation sessions to integrate with the clinical learning experience of the undergraduate students.
Ahmed pays particular attention to developing e-learning material both for undergraduate and post graduate level. He co-authored a Strat OG module on maternal medicine and is piloting an ambitious project for creating the Nottingham undergraduate Ob & Gyn e-learning portal.
High risk obstetrics.
Benign minimal access gynaecological surgery.