Karachi: Baqai Medical University recently conducted the first ‘Certificate of Health Professions Education 2020’. Renowned philanthropist and co-founder of Baqai Medical University, Prof Dr Zahida Baqai inaugurated the event along with medical educationists, Dr Ahsan Sethi, Dr Syeda Kauser Ali and Dr Syed Moyn Ali.
The first contact session of the six-month course certification was launched under the guidance and supervision of the course director Prof Dr Shams Nadeem Alam and co-director Dr Ain Ul Haq.
Despite the lockdown situation in the country, the course was carried out through online lecture sessions and discussions. The facilitators included Dr Ahsan Sethi, Dr Syeda Kauser Ali, Dr Syed Moyn Ali, Dr Sobia Ali and Dr Shahid Shamim.
The course was designed as an essential part of the faculty development program. A total of 25 participants were selected, which included a mix of the Baqai faculty and external participants from different institutes across Pakistan.