Mengenai PPUM

UNIVERSITI MALAYA (the University of Malaya), is situated amidst a lush campus in the south-west corner of Kuala Lumpur, the dynamic and bustling capital city of Malaysia.

The University of Malaya was initially set up in Singapore in 1949 as an amalgamation of the two premier institutions of higher education in colonial Malaya and Singapore, Raffles College and King Edward VII College of Medicine to serve the needs of the colony. Following independence of Malaya in 1957, two autonomous divisions of the university, one in Singapore and one in Kuala Lumpur, were established in 1959. The government of Malaya expressed a desire to change the status of the Kuala Lumpur division to a national University and following appropriate legislation, the University of Malaya was established in 1962. The Singapore Division was renamed the University of Singapore.

In 1961, the Board of Education, University Malaya had proposed that a medical institution be established to cater to the shortages of medical doctors in Malaya at that time.The first Faculty of Medicine in Malaysia was established in the University of Malaya in 1963. Instruction started in 1964 with the first batch of students.

On 5th August 1968, the spanking new University Malaya Medical Centre (UMMC) was officially opened by His Majesty the Yang Dipertuan Agong, Duli Yang Maha Mulia Seri Paduka Baginda Yang Dipertuan Agong Tuanku Ismail Nasiruddin Shah ibni Al- Marhum Sultan Zainal Abidin.

The University motto, "Ilmu Punca Kemajuan" (Knowledge is the Key to Success) and the UMMC and Faculty of Medicine continues to strive to the best of ability to live up to this ideal. University Malaya Medical Centre (UMMC) is one of the organisations in the Ministry of Higher Education. Main objectives of UMMC are health services, learning and research.

UMMC strive to provide the best services and treatment. Efforts that are ongoing are to provide medical services, learning and research with the best efficiency to our customer.


To ensure that all licensed independent Medical Practitioner and certified Allied Health Staff are qualified to provide safe and effective care and treatment that are consistent with professionally recognized standards; and applicable credentialing and privileging requirements of the University Malaya Medical Centre (UMMC) and the Ministry of Health, Malaysia.


There are two categories of licensed practitioners that require different levels of credentialing verification:

2.1 Medical Practitioner - Physicians

2.2 Allied Health Staff - this include:

  1. Assistant Pharmacists (Penolong Pegawai Farmasi)
  2. Audiologists (Jurupulih Perubatan [Pendengaran])
  3. Clinical Psychologists (Pegawai Psikologi Klinikal)
  4. Counselors (Pegawai Psikologi)
  5. Dieticians (Pegawai Dietetik)
  6. Medical Assistant (Penolong Pegawai Perubatan)
  7. Medical Laboratory Technologists (Juruteknologi Makmal Perubatan)
  8. Medical Physicists (Pegawai Sains [Fizik])
  9. Medical Social Workers (Pegawai Pembangunan Masyarakat)
  10. Nurses (Jururawat)
  11. Occupational Therapists (Jurupulih Perubatan [Carakerja])
  12. Optometrists (Pegawai Optometri)
  13. Orthotist (Juruteknik Perubatan [Ortotik])
  14. Pharmacists (Pegawai Farmasi)
  15. Physiotherapists (Jurupulih Perubatan [Anggota])
  16. Prosthetists (Juruteknik Perubatan [Prostetik])
  17. Radiographers (Juru X-Ray)
  18. Radiotherapist (Juru X-Ray [Radioterapi])
  19. Scientific Officers (Pegawai Sains)
  20. Speech Therapists (Jurupulih Perubatan [Pertuturan]


The credentials committee shall be appointed by the Director of UMMC, subject to the approval of the Medical Advisory Committee (MAC) and consist of six or more medical staff members who have served as head of departments or designee and Chief Nursing Officer. The Chairman and Deputy Chairman shall be appointed by Board of UMMC. The Deputy of Director (Professional) serves as Deputy Chairman and to deputize for the Chairman of Credentialing and Privileging Committee.


Chairman - Director of UMMC

Deputy Chairman - Deputy Director (Professional)


  • Head, Department of Surgery
  • Head, Department of Medicine
  • Head, Department of Orthopaedic Surgery
  • Head, Department of Paediatrics
  • Head, Department of Obstetrics & Gynaecology
  • Chief Nursing Officer
  • Representatives on invitation

Secretariat - Delegated to Medical Development Unit


Application for credentialing on the Medical Staff and Allied Health Staff shall be presented online by using "Application for Credentialing and Privileging" system ( (click here for user manual) (click here for user manual for committee member) with relevant document as evidence of their qualifications to perform the clinical privileges requested.


a) Credentialing and Privileging procedures for the Medical Practitioners
b) Credentialing and Privileging procedures for the Allied Health Staff


a) Applicant Appraisal Form
b) Appraisal by Head of Department


  • Pusat Perubatan Universiti Malaya,
    Lembah Pantai, 59100,
    Kuala Lumpur, MALAYSIA


  • Emel :


  • No Tel : 03-79494422
    Faks : 03-79492030