Internship, Residency and Fellowship Programmes (Post Graduate Medical Programmes in Agha Khan University Karachi
Post Graduate Medical Programmes:-
The Postgraduate Medical Education (PGME) programme at Aga Khan University aims to provide excellence and innovation in specialized postgraduate medical education to promote evidence-based health care and research abiding by the principles of ethics and professionalism.
The first postgraduate clinical training programmes were launched following the inauguration of Aga Khan University Hospital in 1985. Since critical thinking and analysis are the keystone of scientific thought and the prerequisite for meaningful scholarship and research, it is essential for any educational programme to encompass aspects such as biomedical ethics, teaching skills, research methodology as well as communication skills. Postgraduate medical education at AKU strives to instil these qualities into its graduates through carefully structured programmes, to facilitate a process of broad professional and personal development
All medical graduates, including those expecting their MBBS final results by end November, 2015 and are able to submit all relevant documents including valid/provisional PMDC certificate by December 14, 2015 are eligible to apply.
Applications are invited for Residency programmes in following disciplines:
Adult Cardiology; Anesthesia; Cardio-thoracic Surgery; Chemical Pathology; Clinical Hematology; Community Medicine; Dermatology; Diagnostic Radiology; Emergency Medicine; Family Medicine; Gastroenterology; General Surgery; Histopathology; Haematology; Internal Medicine; Medical Oncology; Microbiology; Nephrology; Neurology; Neurosurgery; Obstetrics/Gynecology; Operative Dentistry; Orthodontics; Orthopedics; Otolaryngology/Head & Neck Surgery; Pediatrics; Pediatric Surgery; Psychiatry; Pulmonary Medicine; Plastic Surgery; Radiation Oncology and Urology
As per CPSP guidelines, candidates are required to take a final decision about their specialty before applying to the programme. Change will not be allowed after induction into the chosen specialty.
There are opportunities for flexible training programmes. Details are available through our brochure and website.
Applications are invited for entrance into Fellowship (post Residency advanced training) in following disciplines:
Clinical Neurophysiology & Electro-diagnostic Medicine; Diabetes, Endocrinology & Metabolism; Diagnostic Neuro-imaging; Gynae-Oncology; Infectious Diseases; Interventional Cardiology; Neonatal Pediatrics; Neurovascular (Stroke); Obstetrics Anesthesia; Pain Fellowship; Pediatric Critical Care Medicine; Pediatric Neurology; Pediatrics Cardiology; Pediatrics Infectious Diseases; Pediatrics Oncology/Hematology; Urogynaecology & Pelvic Reconstructive Surgery; Vascular & Interventional Radiology; Vascular Surgery and Women Imaging
Details are available through our brochure and website.
Application Fees & Deadlines:
A printout of the completed application form, along with required attachments must be received at the Medical College Admissions Office, Aga Khan University between 9:00 am - 12:00 noon.
Early Birds (all programmes): Last Date: Friday, July 15, 2015
Registration Fee: Rs.3,500
Late applications (for all programmes): Last Date: Friday August 7, 2015
Registration Fee: Rs.7,000
All candidates for the Internship and Residency Programmes will be required to write an Admission Test on August 29, 2015 to be held simultaneously in Karachi, Hyderabad and Rawalpindi. Details will be notified through the admit card.
There is no admission test for entrance into Fellowship training. Selection will be based on academic qualifications, past experience and interviews.
Applicants selected from training programmes in other institutions must submit a “No Objection Certificate” or a copy of the resignation approved by the supervising consultant before joining.
Accommodation is not guaranteed. Only limited accommodation is available on “first-come first-served” basis for outstation candidates.
Feel free to call PGME Office at (021) 3486-4546/ 3486-4534 / 3486-4583 or email at [email protected].
Applications should be submitted latest by August 7, 2015
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