Sonia Ijaz Haider


Sonia Ijaz Haider


  • Professor in Health Professions Education
  • Program Director Masters in Health Professions Education



Dow Institute of Health Professions Education, Ojha Campus, DUHS


  • PhD Medical Education (UK)
  • Senior Fellow of Advance Higher Education (UK)


Assessment, Program Evaluation, Professionalism, Curriculum Alignment, Instructional Design System,

  • Haider, SI., Ahmed, F,. Pasha, H,. Pasha, H., Zahid, M.T. Life satisfaction, resilience and coping mechanisms among medical students during COVID-19 (2022) PLoS ONE 17(10): e0275319.
  • Mehmood, S., Haider, SI., Shahbaz, H., Noorali, AA., Afzal, N., Jiwani, A., Zaki, S., Khan, UI, Ajani, K., Tariq, M., Karmalani, R., Haider, AH. (2022) The impact of COVID-19 safety interventions on creating a controlled environment on campus. Frontiers in Public Health, 10- 962478.
  • Parpio, YN., Minaz, A., Haider, SI. Urinary Incontinence: Understanding the Silent Plight of Women (2022) J Coll Physicians Surg Pak. 32(4) 519-521
  • Farooq, S., Lakhdir, MPA., Parpio, YN., Haider, SI., Rahim, S., Nathwani, AA., Arthur, D. (2021) The effect of a culturally sensitive mental well-being module on Pakistani nursing students knowledge and beliefs regarding their own mental health and illness. Int J Ment Health Nurs. doi: 10.1111/inm.12870. Epub ahead of print. PMID: 34056814.
  • Ijaz, S., Rafaq, F., Haider, SI. (2021) Parental training for Autism Spectrum Disorder. J Pak Med Assoc. 71(1(A)):31-36.
  • Tariq, M., Iqbal, S., Haider, SI., Abbas A. (2020) Using the cognitive apprenticeship model to identify learning strategies that learners view as effective in ward rounds. Postgrad Med J. 97(1143):5-9.
  • Farooq, S. Haider, SI., Sachwani, S., Parpio, Y. (2020) Insight into COVID-19 responses and initiatives from Pakistan. J Coll Physicians Surg Pak. 30(6):50-52.
  • Haider, SI., Gondol, KM., Tariq, M., Bari, MF., Azam, I. (2020) Reliability and validity of WATCH: Warwick Assessment Instrument for Clinical Teaching. J Coll Physicians Surg Pak. 30(6):633-637.
  • Farooq, S., Sachwani, S., Haider, SI., Parpio, Y. (2020) Mental health challenges and psychosocial interventions amid COVID-19: A call to action for Pakistan. J Coll Physicians Surg Pak. 30(Supp3): S59-S62.
  • Shafiq, F., Haider, SI., Ijaz, S. (2020) Anxiety, Depression, Stress, and Decision-Making Among Orphans and Non-Orphans in Pakistan. Psychology Research and Behavior Management 13: 1–6.
  • Haider, SI., Bari. M.F., Ijaz, S. (2020) Using Multiple Mini Interviews for students’ admissions in Pakistan- A pilot study. Advances in Medical Education and Practice. 11:179-185
  • Haider, SI., Raiz, Q., Gill, R., Fatima, F. (2020) Empathy in clinical practice: A qualitative study of early medical practitioners and educators. J Pak Med Assoc 70(1):116-122
  • Zehra, F., Haider, SI. (2020) Development and validation of an instrument for assessment of professional behavior during laboratory sessions. J Pak Med Assoc 70(8):1398-1403.
  • Haider, SI., Raiz, Q., Gill, R. (2020) Developing early medical practitioners as role models in clinical settings. J Pak Med Assoc 10 (9) 1498-1504
  • Rafaq, F., Haider, SI., Latif, S., Ijaz, S. (2020) The association between psychological capital, mental health, and burnout among specialists working in autism centers in Pakistan. Journal of Environmental and Occupational Health 10, 2, (17-26)
  • Ahmed, FU., Haider SI., Ashar, A., Muzamil, A. (2019) Non-technical skills training to enhance performance of obstetrics and gynaecology residents in the operating room. J Obstet Gynaecol. 22:1-7.
  • Mehfooz, QA., Haider, SI. (2017) Effect of Stress on Academic Performance of Undergraduate Medical Student. Journal of Community Medicine and Health Education.7(6):1-4
  • Nadeem N., Zafar AM., Haider SI., Zuberi RW., Ahmad MN., Ojili, V. (2017) Chart-Stimulated Recall as a Learning Tool for Improving Radiology Residents' Reports. Acad Radiol. 24(8):1023-1026.
  • Haider, SI., Snead, DRJ., Bari, MF. (2016) Medical Students’ Perceptions of Clinical Teachers as Role Model. PLoS ONE. 11(3): e0150478. doi:10.1371/journal.pone.0150478
  • Haider SI., Johnson, N., Thistlethwaite, JE., Fagan, J., Bari, MF. (2015) WATCH: Warwick Assessment Instrument for Clinical Teaching: Development and Testing. Med Teach 37(3):289- 95
  • Siddique, A., Haider, SI., Mahmood, H., Leghari, QA., Mukhtar, S., Nasreen, M., Wajid, G (2015) Evaluation of metacognition levels in undergraduate medical students andits correlation with academic performance, year of study, student’s academic background and gender. International Journal of Current Research. 7 (9):20119-20123
  • Haider, S I. (2008) Pakistani teachers’ attitudes towards inclusion of students with special educational needs. Pak J Med Sci. 24 (4): 632-6