CIME Champions

The CIME Champions are the trailblazers in helping to design and develop the future of CIME. They are interested clinical faculty nominated by departments with a dual responsibility towards their own parent department and CIME. 

Anaesthesiology

Dr. Aliya Ahmed, Professor

Dr. Aliya Ahmed is Professor at Department of Anaesthesiology, Aga Khan University. She is the Program Director for Anaesthesiology Residency Program and Director Education Cell, Department of Anaesthesiology. She is also a member of CIME Leadership Development Committee and the Committee for Integration of simulation in UG and PG Curricula. Read more...

Department of Educational Development

Dr. Azam Afzal, Senior Instructor

Dr. Azam Afzal is a senior instructor and a joint faculty of the Department of Educational Development and Department of Medicine at Aga Khan University. He is involved in integrating simulation-based education in the Medicine UG and PG curricula and part of the course vetting committee at the CIME. Read more...


Emergency Medicine

Dr. Emaduddin Siddiqui, Assistant Professor

Dr. Emaduddin Siddiqui is Consultant and Assistant Professor at Department of Emergency Medicine and also a member of Expansion of Simulation Based CME Committee and Integration of Simulation into UG and PG Curricula. He is Coordinator of Emergency Medicine Residency program. He has many research publications to his credits in the field of Paediatric Emergency Medicine. Read more...

Dr. Irum Qamar Khan, Assistant Professor

Dr. Irum Qamar Khan is Consultant and Assistant Professor at Department of Emergency Medicine and also a member of CIME Equipment Committee. She is Coordinator of Internship Program. Her areas of interest are resuscitation, trauma and disaster management. She has much research publication to her credit. She is the current AKU representative for Crash III trials. Read more...

Family Medicine

Dr. Swaleha Tariq Bhombal, Assistant Professor

Dr. Swaleha Tariq Bhombal is a Family Physician and Assistant Professor in the Department of Family Medicine. She is the Coordinator of the Family Medicine Residency Program. She is also a member of integration of simulation in UGME and PGME curricula.

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Medicine

Dr. Aamir Hameed Khan, Associate Professor

Dr. Aamir Hameed Khan is Associate Professor of Medicine and Consultant Cardiac Electrophysiologist. He is Director of the cardiology residency program and a member of CIME committee Integration of Simulation into UG and PG Curricula. He is also Co-chief of Service Line 1 (Heart Lungs and Vascular). His research interests are syncope, SVT, CEIDs and hypertension. He is currently the chair of the guidelines committee of the Pakistan Hypertension League. Read more...

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Dr. Faisal Ismail, Assistant Professor

Dr. Faisal Ismail is an Assistant Professor and Consultant Gastroenterologist in the section of Gastroenterology. He has previously served as the GI residency program director for 3 years and is extensively involved in under and post-graduate training. His interest is interventional endoscopy and integrating simulation into the curricula of GI training in the country. Read more...

Nursing Education Services

Ms. Amina Lakhani,  Administrator

Ms. Amina is working as an Administrator at Nursing Education Services, member of CIME Equipment Committee, Aga Khan University Hospital. She is one of the pioneers at AKUH in conceptualising and executing the plan of developing of state-of-the-art Centre for Innovation in Medical Education (CIME). She is also a certified continuous quality improvement facilitator at AKUH. 

School of Nursing and Midwifery

Dr. Jacqueline Maria Dias,  Associate Professor

Dr. Jacqueline Maria Dias holds the Nurudin Jivraj Professorship of Nursing. She is Associate Professor & Director Post RN BScN Programme and Blended Learning at the Aga Khan University School of Nursing and Midwifery (AKU-SONAM). She is also Chair of CIME Marketing and Course Development and Review Committees. Read more...


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Ms. Zohra Ashraf Kurji, Assistant Professor

Ms. Kurji is an Assistant Professor at the Aga Khan University School of Nursing and Midwifery (AKU-SONAM) and Currently holding a position of clinical coordinator of PostRN Program. She is involved in teaching and coordinating various courses at AKU-SONAM. She is also a member of Simulation-based CIME Committee and integration of Simulation in Nursing programs. Read more...

Ms. Amina Aijaz, Assistant Professor

Ms. Amina Aijaz is an Assistant Professor at the Aga Khan University School of Nursing and Midwifery. She is involved in teaching and coordinating various courses like Advanced Concepts in Community Health Nursing, Palliative Care, Care of Elderly, Principles and Practices of Teaching Learning and Senior Electives in Post RN BScN program at AKU- SONAM. She is also a member of CIME Equipment Committee. Read more...

Obstetrics and Gynaecology

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Dr. Azra Amerjee, Senior Instructor

Dr. Azra is Senior Instructor at Department of Obstetrics and Gynaecology. She is a member of Expansion of Simulation Based CME Committee and the Committee for Leadership Development at the Centre for Innovation in Medical Education (CIME), Aga Khan University. Read more...

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Dr. Farheen Yousuf, Assistant Professor

Dr. Farheen Yousuf is consultant and Assistant Professor at Department of Obstetrics and Gynaecology. She is the Director of the undergraduate programme of OBGYN. She has a special interest in minimum invasive surgery, subfertility and medical education. She is also a member of Centre for Innovation in Medical Education and keen integration of simulation into undergraduate and residency program of obstetrics and gynaecology. Read more...

Paediatrics

Dr. Nadeem Aslam, Assistant Professor

Dr. Nadeem Aslam is an Assistant Professor at Department of Paediatrics and Child Health. He is certified in both Paediatrics and Paediatric Cardiology. He is also Director of Paediatric Cardiology Fellowship Programme. He has many research publications to his credit. He serves as a member of Expansion of Simulation Based CME Committee. Read more...


Dr. Sana Saeed, Senior Instructor

Dr. Sana Saeed is Consultant Paediatrician and Senior Instructor at Department of Paediatrics and Department of Education. She is working as the Educational Coordinator for UGME and PGME programme in Paediatrics. She is also a member of CIME subcommittee for Leadership Development in Simulation.


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Dr. Humaira Jurair, Senior Instructor

Dr. Humaira Jurair is Consultant Paediatrician and Senior Instructor at Department of Paediatrics & Child Health.  She is working as Director Paediatric Critical care fellowship program. She is also a member of Centre for Innovation in Medical Education (CIME), Aga Khan University.

Radiology

Capture.JPGDr. Naila Nadeem, Associate Professor

Dr. Naila Nadeem is Associate Professor at Department of Radiology. She is a Chair of Expansion of Simulation Based CME Committee and also Secretary of CIME Equipment Committee. She is the Program Director of Diagnostic Radiology Residency Program and Coordinator of Elective Residents & Undergraduate. She has many research publications to her credits in the field of paediatric Radiology.  Read more...


Dr. Vaqar Bari, Assistant Professor

Dr. Bari is an Assistant Professor at Department of Radiology. He is a member of Expansion of Simulation Based CME Committee and Integration of Simulation into UG & PG Curricula. He is also the Supervisor of E.U.C of Diagnostic Radiology. He has many research publications to his credits in the field of General Radiology. Read more...​

​​Surgery

Dr. Amir H. Shariff, Assistant Professor

Dr. Amir H. Shariff is an Assistant Professor of Surgery and a Consultant General Surgeon. He completed his General Surgery residency and a fellowship in Advanced Laparoscopic and Bariatric Surgery from Yale University, USA. He focuses on minimally invasive solutions to general surgical problems. He is the co-ordinator of the General Surgery residency program with a special interest in surgical simulation. Read more...


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Dr. Sadaf Khan, Associate Professor

Dr. Sadaf Khan is Associate Professor, Department of Surgery. She is a General and colorectal surgeon. She oversees the curriculum for Year 5 of the medical college and is involved with post-graduate surgical training. She is involved in developing simulation curricula for use in the Simulation centre. Read more...