UHS starts training master trainers in latest teaching methodologies

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UHS starts training master trainers
in latest teaching methodologies

LAHORE: University of Health Sciences (UHS) has started preparing a cohort of 55 ‘Master Trainers’ who will train the faculty in medical and dental colleges of the Punjab in latest teaching methodologies, learning techniques and evaluation procedures at par with international standards.

These master trainers, who have been selected from amongst the faculty of affiliated medical colleges, are being trained by eminent foreign experts. The project has been launched from the platform of Council for Collaboration in Medical Education, an initiative of UHS Pro-Vice Chancellor Prof Junaid S. Khan. The master trainers after the completion of their training will be responsible to conduct workshops on different aspects of medical education at their home institutions.

 

UHS Medical Education Department organized a workshop on September 9th
for the master trainers in latest teaching methodologies, learning techniques
and evaluation procedures. The group photograph taken on the occasion
shows the workshop participants with the facilitators.

The selected master trainers include Prof. Dr. Javed Iqbal, Prof. Dr. Sohail K. Lodhi, Prof.Dr. Gulfreen Waheed, Dr. Asad Tamiz-ud-Din, Dr. Rizwan Zafar Ansari, Prof. Dr. Farida Munawar, Dr. Rozina Nazir, Prof.Dr. Muneeza Saeed, Prof.Dr.Iram Manzoor, Dr.Shaila Tahir, Brig.Aamir Ijaz, Dr.Alia Bashir, Dr. Ambreen Ansar,Dr. Muhammad Farooq Afzal, Dr.Muhammad Nadeem Aslam, Dr.Kamran Khalid Butt, Dr. Abdul Ghani, Dr.Muhammad Imran Hameed Daula, Dr.Zafar Hussain Tanveer, Dr.Qazi Masroor Ali, Dr. Arshad Taqi, Dr.Fatima Aslam Sheikh, Prof.Dr.Muhammad Sabir, Dr.Tariq Ghafoor, Prof.Dr.Zubair Ahmed, Dr.Sumair Anwar, Prof.Dr.Fauzia Farzana, Prof.Dr.Shamayela Hanif, Dr.Khurram Ataullah, Dr.Nudrat Sohail, Dr. Zaheer Akhtar, Dr.Robina Sohail, Dr.Muhammed Shahzad Anwar, Prof. Dr. Hamid Qureshi, Dr.Adeel Abbas Dhahri, Dr.Khalid Mahmood Chaudhry, Dr.Munir Azhar Ch., Dr. Muhammad Mujtaba, Dr.Attia Sheikh, Dr.Rana Mudassor, Dr.Tariq Mahmood Rehan, Dr. Sonia Ijaz Haider, Dr. Amjad Mehmood, Prof. Dr.S yed Asghar Naqi, Prof.Dr.Abid Ashar, Dr.Ayub Ahmed Khan, Dr.Saira Mansoor, Dr.Abrar Ashraf Ali, Dr. Zahid Kamal, Prof.Muhammad Iqbal Mughal, Brig.Rehan Uddin, Dr.Abdul Rehman, Prof. Amir Bashir and Dr.Nabila Shami.

UHS Medical Education Department organized a workshop on September 9th for the master trainers. The workshop was facilitated by University of Liverpool’s Director of the Postgraduate Programme in Medical Education, Dr. David Christopher Morgan Taylor and University of Western Australia’s Associate Professor in Medical Education, Dr. Zarrin Siddiqui. The workshop covered the topics on medical education including Problem-based Learning, Team-based Learning, Simulated Patients, Technology-assisted Learning and Professionalism and Ethics.

UHS Pro-Vice Chancellor Prof. Junaid Sarfraz Khan said that the project to prepare a cohort of master trainers was a step towards standardizing medical education in Punjab. “Soon from the platform of the Council of Collaboration in Medical Education, we intend to launch professional development courses for medical faculty to be delivered online”, he said adding that the World Health Organization had been approached to approve and endorse these courses so that a joint WHO-UHS certificate could be awarded. (PR)

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