​D​epartment of Pathology and Laboratory Medicine​

The Department of Pathology and Laboratory Medicine at The Aga Khan University is a unique/distinguish establishment which serves the clinical laboratory of Aga Khan University Hospital with academic interest. This department is heavily engaged in undergraduate, postgraduate and technologist training programs. It provides professional training for higher degree in four major areas of Pathology (Chemical Pathology, Hematology, Histopathology, and Microbiology). Currently, there are approximately 61​ Faculty, including 3 part time, 2 visiting faculty members, and 41 Residents.​

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Message from the Chair
​Welcome to the webpage of the Department of Pathology and Laboratory Medicine, Aga Khan University (AKU), Karachi, Pakistan. This department is a very dynamic and academic unit. It is also the largest Department of Pathology in the country.
Message from the Chair Prof Afia Zafar

​Departmental ​Blog ​​

I am struggling, burnt out, anxious and overwhelmed about daily life. I dive into projects and check tasks off my list, trying to climb my way up to the next level of success. Yet I somehow still never feel like enough, no matter how many achievements acquired. It seems I am always working on something else, yet I am never satisfied. I yearn for the sweet taste of approval and acknowledgment, while disconnecting myself from the world around me. Welcome to my blog. Many wonderful thing have happened to me in the department, including accomplishments, plans, and progress on initiatives. I have served in many roles and have had a wonderful career.​ ​Read More​

Ms. Shamsha Punjwani
Assistant. Manager​