Graduates of KMC asked to apply for house job

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The authorities have invited applications for house job from graduates of the Khyber Medical College.

According to a news release issued here, the KMC graduates of MBBS programme 2013 have been asked to submit application for house job at Peshawar’s Khyber Teaching Hospital, Lady Reading Hospital and Hayatabad Medical Complex.

“The graduates can submit their applications along with attested copies of documents to the office of the establishment superintendent at the Khyber Teaching Hospital on or before September 4.”

The release said interviews to select junior house officers would begin would take place at the office of the medical superintendent on September 8, while the selected graduates would begin house job on September 10.

PMC TO PROMOTE MEDICAL EDUCATION: The Peshawar Medical College will continue promoting medical education in the province to ensure better research on diseases and provision of effective healthcare to the people, said Professor Najibul Haq, dean of the college’s medicine faculty, on Wednesday.

Professor Haq told Dawn that his educational institution had the highest pass rate in postgraduate examinations due to excellent practical training by highly-skilled faculty members.

“Around 40 per cent of our students have passed the first step of postgraduate examinations. Of them, 35 per cent passed FCPS-I in various subjects and underwent training in different institutions of the country, including Khyber Pakhtunkhwa,” he said.

Professor Haq said the PMC graduates got postgraduate training at the Mercy Hospital, Kuwait Teaching Hospital and other major hospitals of Peshawar under the supervision of senior consultants, enabling them to become specialists, while many pursued specialisation abroad.

He said the province required highly trained specialists for patients needing specialised treatment.

“The PMC accords top priority to postgraduate training of doctors. The training enables doctors to pass the FCPS examinations in different medical disciplines,” he said.

Professor Haq said the college was trying its level best to scale up standard of medical education and improve patient care.

Published in Dawn, August 28th, 2014