As a part of university's teaching programme, students are trained in common paediatric problems. The students do three months rotation and rotate through wards, neonatal and well baby unit, outpatient and emergency room. In addition, they get over 20 lectures and tutorials on common paediatric problems, and daily ward rounds. At the end of three months they have end-of-term examination consisting of OSCE and structured viva. At the end of the year they have annual examination consisting of MCQs and short essay papers. Please read more about the MBBS programme here.
The Department is recognised by College of Physicians and Surgeons Pakistan (CPSP) for training in Paediatrics. The training is provided in structured format under a residency programme approved by the University's postgraduate education committee and CPSP. During their four years of training the residents rotate through different sub-specialities and ambulatory services. They have to write a dissertation as part of FCPS requirement by CPSP. They are assessed and evaluated every year by residency programme committee of the Department.
The Department has started offering fellowship in Neonatology approved by CPSP. Other subspeciality fellowship programmes are under consideration and will commence once they are approved by the University's postgraduate education committee and CPSP.