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December 1-14, 2016
Volume 17 Number 23


New curriculum will graduate collaborative physicians’,
leaders who will drive change in patient care,
healthcare delivery and scientific discovery

KARACHI: American Medical Association has selected eleven medical schools in United States including Michigan Medical School with one Million US$ grant for change in medical education. This experiment which can also be termed as a US case study is aimed at training better doctors through revised curriculum and changed instructional strategy. It is hoped that the new curriculum will graduate collaborative physicians, leaders who will drive change in patient care and health delivery and scientific discovery.

 PES to establish more training centers, intensify GPs
training and collaborative research-Prof. Saeed Mahar

ISLAMABAD: Pakistan Endocrine Society (PES) organized its 14th annual conference here from November 18-20, 2016 which attracted a large number of Diabetologists, endocrinologists and family physicians interested in this specialty. Salient feature of the scientific programme included workshops on Osteoporosis, Antenatal Diabetes, Nuclear Medicine and Endocrinology, How to Start, Titrate and Intensify Insulin Therapy besides Thyroid Ultrasonography, special sessions on Thyroid disorders, Bone and Mineral Disorders, Diabetes, Free paper sessions and corporate symposia.

 Be a Human doctor and not a Robot
and become a part of life and culture

LAHORE: Addressing the Second Convocation of the University of Health Sciences here on November 17, 2016, Chairman of Punjab Higher Education Commission Prof. Nizamuddin Ahmad has called upon the doctors to become Human doctors and not robot and be a part of life and culture. He also advised the UHS administration to initiate training programme in medical ethics for doctors to change the mindset of healthcare professionals. 

Cardiology Research Award initiated by Health RAB
will promote research culture-Prof. Basit

FAISALABAD:  Health Research Advisory Board (Health RAB) an entity established by PharmEvo had announced Cardiology Research Award a couple of months back which received enthusiastic response from the young researchers. For this purpose Health RAB organized training courses for the young researchers in the field of cardiology in various cities from September 19-24th 2016 wherein they were provided initial training on scientific writing and publishing and the art of making scientific poster. Heads of the Departments of Cardiology all over the country were asked to nominate doctors who were registered for this initiative. All the registered participants prepared the posters which were evaluated and best posters were selected for final presentation at the Cardio Con 2016.


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