Educational Programmes
 


Educational Programmes 

Undergraduate Teaching 

As a part of university's undergraduate program students of fourth year are trained in common obstetrics and gynaecological problems. The students undergo an eight week rotation in which they rotate in labor room, A2 ward, B2 ward and clinics. In addition, they get eight Problem Solving Integrated Learning (PSIL) lectures and ten Large Class Format (LCF) tutorials. Students give individual presentations and group presentations on topics given by the facilitator. At the end of eight week they have end-of-term examination consisting of OSCE and structured viva. The students throughout the rotation maintain a Log book and on-call sheets.

Along with the Obgyn eight week rotation there is maternal neonatal and child health (MNCH) eight week rotation where students of fourth year undergo a joint rotation with four weeks in Obgyn and four weeks in Pediatrics department. In four weeks of Obgyn rotation they get three PSIL and four tutorials. At the end of eight week there is a joint OSCE and structured viva.

Postgraduate Teaching 

The Department offers a four-year Residency-Training program, which is recognized by the College of Physicians and Surgeons Pakistan (CPSP). Residents who successfully complete the program acquire FCPS/MRCOG certifications, and are working at different hospitals within and outside Pakistan. The training is provided in structured format under a residency programme approved by the University's postgraduate education committee and CPSP. During their four years of training the residents rotate through different sub-specialties and ambulatory services. They are required to write a dissertation as part of FCPS requirement by CPSP. They are assessed and evaluated every year by residency programme committee of the department.

The department also provides a learning opportunity for elective students from all over Pakistan to observe and learn from the expertise available.

Fellowship 

The department offers a fellowship program in the following:

Feto-maternal medicine The aim of this program is to train sub specialties in the management of high risk pregnancies and prenatal diagnosis. These specialists in turn will contribute to the community, in the areas of education and research as well providing better clinical care.

Uro-gynaecology Department of Obstetrics and Gynaecology introduced a fellowship training programme developed in year 2009.This involves multidisciplinary approach and collaboration with department of Physiotherapy, Urology and Colorectal Surgery to offer a highly competitive program of its kind in Pakistan. It requires two additional years of training after completion of an accredited residency in Obstetrics and Gynaecology .The goals of the fellowship include leading the field through research and innovation with new and improved surgical methods for treating benign gynaecologic conditions (e.g. Stress urinary incontinence, vault prolapse, nulliparous patient with prolapse and non-descent vaginal hysterectomy) with a severe impact on women’s quality of life.

Gynae-oncology The overall goal of the fellowship program is to train young gynaecologists to become academic gynaecologic oncologists who are highly skilled and knowledgeable surgeons and capable of establishing new academic gynaecologic oncology programs at other teaching institutions. The training program focuses on basic academic, technical and judgmental skills into a framework necessary for conducting effective cancer management, research and teaching.  Fellows will be provided with the clinical, instructional and investigational foundation to assure the accomplishment of this goal.  Comprehensive clinical training in screening, diagnosis, and treatment of cancers of the female genital tract, including radical pelvic surgery, chemotherapy and radiation therapy will be provided. Goals also include competency in the management of inpatient unit/assistance with inpatients’ consultation and tumor board discussion participation.