Associate Dean, Postgraduate Medical Education (PGME), Dr Dorothy Kamya
Each postgraduate programme has a standing residency training committee responsible for planning,
organising and supervising academic and clinical activities. The
committees consist of the Programme Directors, members of faculty as well as a resident
representative. The Postgraduate Medical Education Committee oversees the
functioning of all the residency committees.
Programme Directors undertake academic administration of their respective residency programmes. They are answerable to the Department Chairperson as well as the Director of Postgraduate Medical Education (PGME) who has overall responsibility over PGME programmes and is accountable to the Associate Dean of Education.
Dr Dorothy Kamya is currently the Associate Dean, Postgraduate Medical Education, Aga Khan University Medical College, East Africa and a Consultant Anaesthetist at Aga Khan University Hospital, Nairobi.
She obtained her Master’s degree in Medical Education from Cardiff University in June 2011. She completed her undergraduate medical degree at University College School of Medicine, London and became a fellow of the Royal College of Anaesthetists, FRCA (UK) in May 2003. She is also a Fellow of the Higher Education Academy FHEA (UK) and a member of the Association for the Study of Medical Education (ASME). Her specific areas of practice include ENT and maxillofacial anaesthesia.
Dr Kamya is actively involved in training postgraduate specialist doctors. She oversees the postgraduate specialist medical training at University Hospital Nairobi and faculty development initiatives in Nairobi & Dar es Salaam. She recently participated in and completed the inaugural Harvard Kennedy’s School Transforming Leadership for 21st Century Africa.
Dr Kamya is also a Consultant Anaesthetist at The Aga Khan University Hospital, Nairobi. Read more about her HERE
Mr Ken Njenga is the Director, Academic Office at Aga Khan University Medical College, East Africa. He serves in the Academic Office, leading the team in organizing, implementing and monitoring programmatic activities in the Medical College in East Africa campuses. His current responsibilities, among others, include formulation and implementation of the annual academic calendar; deployment of the Learning Management Systems; curriculum organisation and student support.
Ken has a wealth of experience in Education Leadership and Program Management, gained from tours of duty in the wider East Africa region, in both public and private higher education sectors. He is an alumnus of the Harvard Kennedy School of Leadership where he earned an Executive Certificate in Adoptive Leadership; and also the University of Nairobi where he earned a graduate degree in Educational Planning and Policy.
Margaret Muthee currently serves as the Academic Administrative Officer in the Department of Medical Education, Aga Khan University Medical College, East Africa.
She is a holder of Bachelor’s Degree in Business Management and Administration with over 30 years’ experience in administration. She has previously worked with the Attorney General’s Chambers, where she was responsible for preparing court documents, Memorandum of appearance, Defences, Plaints, Bill of Costs etc.
Prior to joining Aga Khan University, she served as the Executive Secretary to the CEO at Aga Khan Hospital, Kisumu. She also worked with the ISO Committee as their secretary for the ISO 9001:2000 Accreditation for the institution.
Margaret’s main achievements as an Administrator includes ISO 9001:2000 accreditation for Aga Khan Hospital, Kisumu. Successful introduction of the PGME Pathology programmes as the first administrator and subsequent administration of the programmes for eight years. She has a wealth of experience in student database/records management of the Aga Khan University Registrar’s Office Students System (AKUROSS), administrative policies and student management.