Internship, Residency and Fellowship Programmes

Jun 18, 2017
Dec 15, 2017
Organization Type
University and College
Full Time
Location Karachi, Pakistan


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 instill 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, 2017 and are able to submit all relevant documents including valid/provisional PMDC certificate by December 15, 2017 are eligible to apply. 


RESIDENCY (Postgraduate Training)

Applications are invited for Residency programmes in following disciplines:


Adult Cardiology; Anaesthesiology; Cardiothoracic Surgery (4-Yr-Track); Chemical Pathology; Clinical Haematology; Community Medicine; Dermatology; Diagnostic Radiology: Emergency Medicine; Family Medicine; Gastroenterology; General Surgery; Haematology; Histopathology; Internal Medicine(2-Yr & 4-Yr-Track); Medical Oncology (3-Yr & 5-Yr-Track); Microbiology; Nephrology; Neurology (3-Yr-Track); Neurosurgery (4-Yr & 6-Yr-Track); Obstetrics & Gynaecology; Operative Dentistry; Ophthalmology; Orthodontics; Orthopaedic Surgery (4-Yr & 6-Yr-Track); Otolaryngology/Head & Neck Surgery; Paediatric Surgery (4-Yr & 6-Yr-Track); Paediatrics & Child Health; Plastic Surgery (4-Yr-Track); Psychiatry; Pulmonary Medicine; Radiation Oncology and Urology (4-Yr-Track).


According to College of Physicians and Surgeons Pakistan (CPSP) guidelines, candidates applying in General Medicine or Surgery are required to take a final decision about their track 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 on our website.


FELLOWSHIP (Post Residency)

Applications are invited for entrance into Fellowship (post Residency advanced training) in following disciplines:


Adult Infectious Diseases; Breast Surgery; Cardiothoracic Anaesthesia; Child & Adolescent Psychiatry, Clinical Neurophysiology and Electro-diagnostic Medicine; Critical Care Medicine (Anaesthesia); Diabetes, Endocrinology and Metabolism; Diagnostic Neuro-Radiology; Feto-Maternal Medicine; Gynae Oncology; Head & Neck Surgery; Interventional Cardiology; Neonatal Paediatrics; Neurovascular (Stroke); National Paediatric and Congenital Heart Surgery; Paediatric Critical Care Medicine; Paediatric Neurology; Paediatric Cardiology; Paediatric Infectious Diseases; Paediatric Haematology/Oncology; Paediatric Endocrinology; Pain Management; Peripheral Vascular Surgery; Uro-gynaecology & Pelvic Reconstructive Surgery; Vascular and Interventional Radiology and Women Imaging.


Details are available on our website.

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