Waris Qidwai

The Tajuddin Chatoor Professor
Department of Family Medicine

Telephone: 92 21 34864843

Publications

Education

FCPS in Family Medicine, College of Physicians and Surgeons Pakistan, 1997
MCPS in Family Medicine, College of Physicians and Surgeons Pakistan, 1990
MBBS, Dow Medical College, Karachi, Pakistan, 1983

Training

Residency in Family Medicine, The Aga Khan University, Pakistan, 1996

Research interests

Primary Health Care
Geriatrics
Health Systems
Person-Centered Care

Experience

Professor, Department of Family Medicine, The Aga Khan University, Pakistan, 2008 to date
Associate Professor, Department of Family Medicine, The Aga Khan University, Pakistan, 2003-2008
Assistant Professor, Department of Community Health Sciences (CHS), The Aga Khan University, Pakistan, 1999-2002
Senior Instructor, Department of CHS, The Aga Khan University, Pakistan, 1997-1998
Instructor, Department of CHS, The Aga Khan University, Pakistan, 1994-1997
Senior Medical Officer, Department of Family Medicine, The Aga Khan University, Pakistan, 1987-1993
Medical Officer, Department of CHS, The Aga Khan University, Pakistan, 1986-1987

Professional associations

Life Member, Pakistan Academy of Family Physicians, 2015
Life Member, Pakistan Association of Medical Editors, 2012 to date
Chairman, Working Party on Research of World Organization of Family Doctors, 2010 to date
International Advisor, Indian Academy of Family Physicians, 2010 to date
Past-Chairman, International Federation of Primary Care Research Networks, 2010
Member Executive Board, Australia-based WORLD CME Programme for Family Doctors, 2006 to date
Co-Coordinator (Karachi Chapter), Pakistan Hypertension League (Member of World Hypertension League), 2010 to date
Life Member, Pakistan Hypertension League (Member of World Hypertension League), 2000
Life member, College of Family Medicine, Pakistan, 1990

Awards and honours

Attended and presented ‘Over the Counter Use of Medicines’, Second International Conference on Improving Use of Medicines (Chiang Mai, Thailand), sponsored by the Canadian International Development Agency, 2004
Honorary International Family Medicine Faculty Fellow, University of Wisconsin, USA, 2004
Four weeks of placements with General Practices in Sussex, London and Cambridge in collaboration with the Royal College of General Practitioners UK, Faculty Development Award, The Aga Khan University, Pakistan, 2000
Burki Gold Medal Award, College of Physicians and Surgeons, Pakistan, 1997

Clinical profile information

Clinical designation

Consultant Family Physician

Specialties

Family Medicine

Created on:04/26/2016 Last modified:09/25/2017

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