Department of Health Professions Education (DHPE)

Preamble

The Department of Health Professions Education (DHPE) provides best learning opportunities that meet the national and international standards, according to the latest evidence and educational advancement. It undertakes initiatives that help to maintain an academic setting, fostering excellence in education, research and compassionate patient care. This is accomplished by providing expert guidance, initiating faculty development programs and ensuring quality in all academic interventions ultimately achieving the mission of improved patient care and better healthcare system altogether.

Scope and responsibilities

DHPE oversees undergraduate and post-graduate medical education. Some of the major domains of DHPE include curriculum, assessment, faculty development and evaluations.  

DHPE facilitates the design, implementation, and review of the curriculum. It ensures valid and reliable process of assessment. DHPE is also responsible for executing all evaluation activities including analysis of feedback from students and faculty on academic activities, which is disseminated among the faculty and later followed-up.

DHPE plays an important role in the faculty development. A faculty development seminar is organized on the last Saturday of every month. It helps to disseminate and share information about the modern trends in medical education worldwide. Further, DHPE facilitates educational research and other scholastic activities. Regular small group workshops also conducted as part of faculty development plan.

With respect to post-graduate program and continuous medical education, DHPE is conducting International Certificate in Medical Teaching (ICMT) in collaboration with the faculty of university of Liverpool & CILT.

Dr. Riffat Shafi

MBBS, FCPS, Fellow FAIMER, MHPE (Keele UK)


Professor
PMDC Reg # 2208-N
Faculty Reg # 554/2208-N/M

Dr. Darakhshan Jabeen

MBBS, MCPS, DIP (HPE)


Assistant Professor
PMDC Reg # 14624-P
Faculty Reg # 31017/14624-P/M

Dr. Shazia Irum

MBBS, MHPE


Assistant Professor
PMDC Reg # 35526-S
Faculty Reg # 27317/35526-S/M

Dr. Nasir Ayub Khan

MBBS, FCPS


Assistant Professor
PMDC Reg # 1119-Ajk
Faculty Reg # 32144/1119-AJK/M

Dr. Muneeza Aamir Sami

MBBS,Dip Med(Dundee),MHPE(candidate)


Demonstrator
PMDC Reg # 37589-P
Faculty Reg # 28318/37589-P/M