Aga Khan University commenced Postgraduate Medical Education (PGME) programmes at Aga Khan University Hospital, Nairobi, Kenya and Aga Khan  Hospital, Dar es Salaam, Tanzania in 2004.

The objective of the programme is to develop specialists who will have far reaching impact on the development of healthcare systems in their respective countries.

The following programmes are currently offered:

  • Anaesthesiology
  • Anatomic Pathology
  • Clinical Pathology
  • General Surgery
  • Imaging and Diagnostic Radiology
  • Internal Medicine
  • Obstetrics and Gynaecology
  • Paediatrics and Child Health
  • Family Medicine, at the Aga Khan Hospital in Dar es Salaam, Tanzania and Aga Khan University Hospital in Nairobi, Kenya.

Administrative Structure

Programme Directors undertake administration for each residency programme. They are answerable to the Department Chairperson as well as the Director of PGME, who has overall responsibility for the PGME programmes. The Director, PGME is accountable to the Associate Dean, Medical Education. 

Each programme has a standing residency training committee for planning, organising and supervising purposes. In addition to the Director, the committee consists of other faculty members as well as a resident representative. A Postgraduate Medical Education Committee oversees the functioning of the residency committees.​​​