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Aga Khan University Medical College

Students acquire experience of clinical care in Aga Khan University Hospital and of primary care in Karachi's poorest neighbourhoods.The curriculum of Aga Khan University Medical College (AKU-MC) emphasises both high quality medical care for patients with complex multiple pathology and community based primary care. Students acquire experience of clinical care in Aga Khan University Hospital and of primary care in Karachi's poorest neighbourhoods.

Postgraduate programmes include residency training in 25 and fellowship training in 9 clinical sub-specialities, a Masters degree in Epidemiology and Biostatistics as well as Health Policy and Management and a PhD in Health Sciences.

Research in the Faculty of Health Sciences spans many disciplines but particularly emphasises problems of the developing world, such as investigation of the causes and treatment of childhood diarrhoea, studies of the immunological characteristics of tuberculosis and leprosy, and community-based health systems development.

AKU Medical College
Year students first admitted
Graduates
to date
Country of Residence
Undergraduate Education
MBBS
1983
1044
Pakistan, USA, Canada, UK, India, Bangladesh, Sri Lanka, Saudi Arabia, UAE, Kenya, Tanzania and Afghanistan
Postgraduate Medical Education    
Interns:
1988
598
Pakistan
Residents:
1986
363
Pakistan
Anaesthesia
Community Medicine
Diagnostic Radiology
Family Medicine
General Surgery
Internal Medicine
Neurology
Obstetrics & Gynaecology
Orthopaedic Surgery
Otolaryngology/Head/Neck
Surgery
Pathology
Paediatrics
Psychiatry
Urology
  
35
9
34
31
35
88
7
34
15
1
19
53
1
1
17
Pakistan
MSc Epidemiology
1996
33
Pakistan
PhD Health Sciences
1999
First graduation in 2003
Pakistan

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