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Choosing a Medical Specialty: A Huge Decision Awaits You

October 23, 2017 – 8:45 PM | One Comment

Entering medical school is not an easy task; a long and arduous journey full of challenges and hurdles is what has finally led you here. Whether it was your own heartfelt passion to be a …

Dr. Death-Time to Learn

September 26, 2012 – 3:14 PM | 23 Comments

The medical field faced some hard realities when Harold Shipman, also known as Dr. Death, was convicted of killing 15 people. As a matter of fact, he is believed to have killed 200 of his …

Medical Education: The Bridge of Transition.

September 26, 2012 – 2:51 PM |

There is a vivid portrait sketched in our minds. The portrait of a social legend- the great physician. The doctor who can diagnose an array of diseases within a few minutes, the surgeon who performs …

A Glimpse into Government Medical Colleges of Pakistan

September 24, 2012 – 12:43 AM | 3 Comments

It is around midnight on 19th of September, I am browsing on a social media website and I read an interesting blog. I reach the bottom of the page and I see that it was …

Medical Education In Pakistan : A Perspective

September 21, 2012 – 6:21 AM | One Comment

The field of medical education has its roots in history since many decades. Uncountable doctors, nurses, paramedics are being trained on yearly basis. If we see the level and standard of medical education in 20th …

Medical Education in KhyberPakhtunKhwa (KP, NWFP), Pakistan

August 31, 2012 – 12:04 AM | 14 Comments

In Pakistan, entering medicine is considered to be a great honour. This noble profession is one of the most rewarding careers to date . Parents have become highly motivated to do

Kenyan Post Graduate Medical Training and The Church

August 29, 2012 – 8:06 AM | 7 Comments

It is April 2012 on a not-so-busy Thursday afternoon and my colleague and I have just dashed into town to pick some documents from the district medical officer of health’s (DMOH) office. We are both …

Continued Medical Education in Developing Nations

August 29, 2012 – 12:39 AM |

This is the age of rapid scientific and technological changes. Everyday new discoveries are made which change our perspective about health and disease. These also prompt changes in diagnostic criteria and treatment protocols. For doctors …

How Super is the “Super” in Super Speciality Hospitals ?

August 27, 2012 – 6:04 AM | 11 Comments

What had intrigued me for a while is the question as to why are there are so many “Super specialties” and “Super Speciality Hospitals” existing

The Social Contract – Story of a Pakistani Medical Student

August 22, 2012 – 5:16 AM | 7 Comments

In Pakistan, medicine is one of the most sought after profession. Admission to medical college is highly competitive like in other parts of the world. Back in the days, a lot of material had yet …

An Overview of Medical Education in Pakistan and the Improvements Required

August 21, 2012 – 6:29 PM | 3 Comments

In 1907-8, the American Medical Association’s (AMA) Council on Medical Education approached the Carnegie Foundation for the Advancement of Teaching to compile a report on improvement of Medical Education in the United States.

Appearance over Ability – Customs at the Medical Schools

August 21, 2012 – 3:44 AM | 100 Comments

My university judges me on the way I dress, the way I talk and the way I present myself in public. My university doesn’t allow me to be myself; they want to robotically program their …

Educating Tomorrow’s Doctors in the 21st Century: The iPad Project

August 17, 2012 – 1:48 AM | One Comment

Some of you may be aware that the University of Manchester (UK) recently handed out iPad 2s to all year 4 medical students. This was meant as a trial project to help enhance, structure and …