Assoc. Prof. Dr. Aniza Binti Ismail

Assoc. Prof. Dr. Aniza Binti Ismail

Quality and Patient Safety in Healthcare

Mini Biography

Dr.Aniza is currently a Medical Lecturer at Medical Faculty
UKM, Public Health Medicine Consultant and PPUKM
Clinical Pathway Coordinator. Her main interests are public
health, health management, quality of care and health
economics. As a clinical pathway expert, she has delivered
lectures, talks, workshops and engaged as a consultant to
numerous universities, hospitals and agencies locally and
abroad. She has supervised more than 100 postgraduate
students since 2006 and involved in more than 100 research
projects. She has published about 100 full articles (80
indexed with WOS/ESCI and Scopus) and has presented
papers in conferences, symposiums and workshops both
local and international. She also has published 5 books and
book chapters. She is actively involved in undergraduate and
post graduate activities locally and internationally and was
appointed as visiting professor to Universitas Sumatera
Utara, Indonesia (USU) in 2021 to 2022. She was appointed
as external thesis reader for local and international
universities. She has vast experience in research,
community programs, conferences, forums and exchange
students with the local and international higher learning
institutions i.e UM, USM, UPM, University of Brunei
Darussalam, Universitas Indonesia, Universitas Gadjah
Mada, Universitas Sumatera Utara, Universitas
Hassanuddin, Universitas Andalas and Naseruan University,

She also collaborated in research and community programs
with Ministry Of Health Malaysia, Jabatan Kemajuan Orang
Asli (JAKOA), Majlis Kanser Nasional (MAKNA), KPJ and
community associations. At Hospital Canselor Tuanku
Muhriz (HCTM) she is a training committee Chairman and
member of steering committee of Malaysian Society Quality
in Health (MSQH), member of Clinical Pathway Cluster of
Konsortium Hospital Awam Malaysia (KHUAM) Ministry of
higher Education Malaysia, member and treasurer of Asia
Pacific Academic Consortium for Public Health
(APACPH)and a treasurer for Malaysian Health Economics
Association (MAHEA).Dr Aniza is the founder and chairman
for local NGO Kumpulan Mawar Kasih since 2012 that
engaged in activities assisting the wellbeing of B40 families
in Bandar Baru Bangi. Previously, she is the former head of
muslimat in her residential community.

Step 1
Application through Secretariat of Postgraduate Studies (SPS) website/ link at HCTM website/ or direct communication with the Course Director *Application need to be made a minimum of 6 months before the date of admission
Required process:
  • Candidate Details and selected programmes
  • Curriculum Vitae (CV)
*First medical degree needs to be checked whether it is recognised by Malaysian Medical Council (MMC) (a mandatory requirement if the candidate will do rotation outside of HCTM) An offer letter will be issued (by PKP) to the candidate for the payment process Course Director
Step 2
Application will be reviewed by the Course Director
Step 3
  • Fill in and submit Application Form to International Affairs Unit (UPA)
  • Letter of Temporary Approval/ Letter of Rejection to applicants will be issued by SPS
  • For the accepted candidates, a copy of the Temporary Approval Letter will be sent to UKM Shape – for VISA’s application process
Step 4
Accepted candidates are required to complete the following documents:
  • Form 16 for Temporary Practicing Certificate application Click Here
  • Visa application (Professional Visit Pass (PVP)) Click Here

  • *Since Covid-19 pandemic, Malaysian Immigration will only issued Profesional Visit Pass (PVP) with Single Entry Visa for 1 Year. Candidate must go out from Malaysia before PVP expired and must re-apply new PVP from home country for next year's programme
    *All documents will be sent through the International Affairs Unit, Faculty of Medicine UKM
Step 5
Candidate enrolled and report to the Course Director
Step 6
An offer letter will be issued (by UKM Shape) to the candidate for the payment process
Step 7
Course Director will notify the candidate about privileging and credentialing to HCTM Credentialing Link
Step 8
ONE (1) month before programme ends, the Course Director are required to inform SPS and International Affairs Unit, Faculty of Medicine UKM
SPS will issue Certificate of Completion to the candidate

Flowchart of Credentialing and Privileging in HCTM for International Candidates


Credentialing: a process to set the standards and to do an evaluation for a person’s qualification in a field or procedure. It is recognition for the professional training done by a medical practitioner.

Privileges: the rights given by the hospital for a medical practitioner to give treatments or to do procedures on hospital patients based on the qualifications of the training, and the medical practitioner’s experience and expertise.

Step 1
Log in to this link: to apply for credentialing application.
*No payment needed for this application
Step 2
For new application, please fill in the details and update your profile.

* If you want to renew you application, please apply 6 months BEFORE your expiry date.
Step 3
Click Credentialing Form and complete all the required information.

*You need to fill in your Malaysian Medical Council (MMC) Registration Number, Annual Practicing Certificate (APC) Number and National Specialist Register (NSR) Number in the prerequisite field.
Step 4
Select Head of Department (HOD) to verify your application.
Step 5
Tick (√) and submit your application.
Step 6
Your Dashboard for the application status will appear. You can check the ongoing status by time to time.
Step 7
All applications will be reviewed in a meeting.

*The meeting will be conducted 4 times a year
Step 8
HCTM issue an Approval Letter (TWO weeks after the meeting)
HCTM issue Certificate of Credentialing (ONE month after)