Undergraduate Medical Education
Medical students in phase III rotate through the section of Paediatric surgery for three weeks duration. During their rotation, students actively attend paediatric clinics, OR rotations, surgical grand rounds, and journal club as well. Faculty is rigorously involved in highly integrated tutorials for phase III students.
Postgraduate Medical Education
The internship programme in the Pediatric Surgery is to expose the student more in-depth to surgical diseases of children. The student will not only become acquainted with the operative aspect of paediatric surgery but also the preoperative and postoperative care. Two interns are posted by PGME in the section for three year cycle. They spend time in the paediatric surgical clinic, OR rotation. This rotation is designed for students interested in a career in surgery as well as interested in a career in paediatrics.
The Section of Paediatric Surgery offers full four year structured residency programme. This programme started in 2004. The residents perform a large number of surgical procedures. The residents are inducted with minimal requirement of FCPS-I and two years basic surgical training, along with one year internship/house job. The programme offers clinical training in Paediatric surgery adherent to the requirements of College of Physicians and Surgeons Pakistan. The programme strives to graduate residents who excel as practitioners of paediatric surgery and become top leaders in the field, whether in academics or the private sector.
Currently there is no Fellowship programme in Paediatric Surgery is being offered at Aga Khan University.