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.


Find out more about our specialities

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



​​Dr. John Weru, Assistant Professor and Section Head Palliative Care, published an article Dispelling Common Myths on Medical Marijuana in the Business Daily.


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Faculty and residents break bread together at the DOM Grand Ift​ar Dinner held at The Concord Hotel & Suites, on Friday, May 17th     


DOM Grand Rounds
Lecture Theatre
Tuesday, May 21st 
8.00am - 9.00am

Premock OSCEs
5th Floor, Doctor's Plaza
Tuesday, May 21st 
9.30am - 12.30pm​

Carcinogenesis and basis of Molecular Oncogenesis (Joint Class)

Dr Joe Rakiro
Facilitated by Dr Asim
Wednesday, May 22nd
8.00am - 9.00am
ETB, Seminar Room 3

Faculty Academic Rounds ​
Research Seminar Series
Lecture Theatre
Thursday, May 23rd
7.00am - 9.00am

Drud Therapy in Cancer Treatment Classification and Mechanism of action/toxicity new frontiers (Joint Class)
Dr Saleem Abdulkarim
Facilitated by Dr Sitna
Friday, May 24th
8.00am - 9.00am
ETB Seminar Room