Medical College, East Africa

Welcome to the Department of Internal Medicine.  We are proud to be the largest department at Aga Khan University.  Our faculty, resident, and staff at Aga Khan University, Nairobi are committed to ensuring top-notch patient-centered health care and patient safety, excellence in education and dedication to cutting-edge research.  Our Department is comprised of multiple sub-specialties with diverse a faculty trained both locally and internationally.


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The Department of Medicine is composed of various sub-specialities providing top-notch patient care and focusing on patient safety.




As the JCIA visit begins this week, I just want to take this time to thank you all for preparing so hard for it. I know you are going to do great! I have the utmost confidence that they will be amazed by your clinical excellence, deep knowledge, and empathetic patient care. You are all fantastic physicians and exemplary models for Kenya, the region, the continent. Take pride this week and impress them that the Department of Medicine at Aga Khan University is nothing but the best of the best. 



Dr. Nancy Kunyiha, Assistant Professor and Head of Endocrinology / Diabetology, and Dr. Eric Njenga, Clinical Senior Instructor and Endocrinology Consultant, participated at the Annual DMI Centre Annual Diabetes Walk 2019 with Cabinet Secretary Cecily Kariuki, held on July 7th.


Opening Session Orientation to Hospital - JCI Surveyors
All Teams
Lecture Theatre
Monday, July 15th
8.00am - 9.00am

Part 1&2: Approach to The Patient with Dyspnoea
Dr Fazal 
Facilitated by Dr Jumaa Bwika
ETB Seminar Room 3
Tuesday, July 16th 
8.00am - 9.00am​

Part 1&2: Pulmonary Function Tests
Dr Mohamed
Facilitated by Dr Salim Hassanali
ETB- Seminar Room 3
Wednesday, July 17th 
8.00am - 9.00am​

Faculty Academic Rounds
Research Seminar Series
Lecture Theatre
Thursday, July 18th
7.00am - 9.00am

Part 1&2: Utility and Scope of Imaging in Respiratory Medicine
Dr Farah
Facilitated by Dr Samuel Nguku
Friday, July 19th 
8.00am - 9.00am
ETB -Seminar Room 3