Medical students in phase III rotate
through the section of Paediatric surgery for three weeks duration.
During their rotation, students actively attend paediatric clinics, OR
rotations, surgical grand rounds, and journal club as well. Faculty is
rigorously involved in highly integrated tutorials for phase III
The internship programme in the Pediatric
Surgery is to expose the student more in-depth to surgical diseases of
children. The student will not only become acquainted with the
operative aspect of paediatric surgery but also the preoperative and
postoperative care. Two interns are posted by PGME in the section for
three year cycle. They spend time in the paediatric surgical clinic, OR
rotation. This rotation is designed for students interested in a career
in surgery as well as interested in a career in paediatrics.
The Section of Paediatric Surgery offers a full
four-year structured residency programme. This programme started in
2004. The residents perform a large number of surgical procedures. The
residents are inducted with minimal requirement of FCPS-I and two years
basic surgical training, along with one year internship/house job. The
programme offers clinical training in Paediatric surgery adherent to the
requirements of College of Physicians and Surgeons Pakistan. The
programme strives to graduate residents who excel as practitioners of
paediatric surgery and become top leaders in the field, whether in
academics or the private sector.
Currently there is no Fellowship programme in Paediatric Surgery is being offered at Aga Khan University.
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