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Department for Educational Development (DED)
Faculty of Health Sciences
is pleased to announce the
Advanced Level Course on
Leadership and Program Evaluation
July 16 - 27, 2007
The Advanced Level Course on Leadership and Program Evaluation (ALC-PEL) aims
to enhance the participants knowledge and skills in planning and conducting program evaluation, developing a plan for improvement or change and identifying leadership initiatives for implementing and sustaining educational change.
Dr Alan Schwartz, PhD (University of California, Berkeley) is the Visiting Faculty for the course and will be conducting the Leadership Block Dr Schwartz is Associate Professor University of Illinois at Chicago, DME, Course Director for Leadership and Organizational Behavior in Health Professions Education, Clinical Decision Making, and Introductory Quantitative Data Analysis. He
serves on the Editorial Board of the journal Medical Decision Making and on the Boards of the Society for Medical Decision Making and Society for Judgment and Decision Making.
Dr Schwartz research interests include the psychology of decision making in both patients and physicians, and describing the way physicians evaluate and integrate research evidence in clinical practice
§ The course is open to participants involved in teaching health care professionals (ALL medical colleges, schools of nursing or colleges for allied health professions).
§ Institutional and departmental chairs are encouraged to send nominations of interested faculty.
§ The seats are limited in number. In addition, applicants/departmental nominees must meet required selection criteria.
§ Funding from the Deans fund for course fee (other than books) will be available ONLY for top 10 participants from AKU on the basis of the selection criteria for graduates approved by the Board of Graduate Studies.
§ Introductory Short Course is a pre-requisite for any Advanced Level Course
Deadline for receipt of applications: Wednesday May 02, 2007 by 5:00 pm.
Introductory Short Course (ISC)
in Health Professions Education (HPE)
July 9 - 13, 2007
The one-week ISC - HPE is a full-time intensive face-to-face
on-site course at AKU, which introduces participants to the main components in HPE. These components including Curriculum Development, Teaching and Learning, Problem-Based Learning and Assessment are picked up as strands and dealt with in detail in each of the Advanced Level Courses (ALC). ISC-HPE is mandatory for all new incoming Medical College Faculties irrespective of their participation in the ALC. Faculty who have already atten ded the ISC are not required to attend it again.
For further details on both the courses please visit our website www.aku.edu/hped/lead or contact: Dr Misbah Mannan, Senior Assistant Manager, DED, Aga Khan University ; Phone: (009221)4862426, misbah.mannan@...
DEPARTMENT OF COMMUNITY HEALTH SCIENCES
DIVISION OF EPIDEMIOLOGY & BIOSTATISTICS
RESEARCH OFFICER TRAINING PROGRAMME
The Division of Epidemiology & Biostatistics, Department of Community Health Sciences is pleased to announce openings in its Research Officer
Training Programme (ROTP).
This on-job training programme includes graduate level introductory courses in Epidemiology, Biostatistics and Public Health in the first three months of the program. A one year employment contract as Research Officer is awarded upon successful completion of the coursework. Trainees, during this period, would be engaged in on-going research projects and teaching within the department. They are also expected to develop a research protocol on a relevant public health issue in the country. The
employment contract would be renewable for another two years, subject to performance and availability of funds.
A suitable candidate should be MBBS or MSc or equivalent in epidemiology, statistics or a health related subject and must have at least one-year relevant work experience. The selection would be made on the basis of admission test and interview.
Deadline for submitting applications is Wednesday, June 20, 2007, while the admission test of the short-listed candidates would be conducted on Friday, July 20, 2007. All applications must be addressed to Director, Research Officer Training Programme (ROTP), Department of Community Health Sciences, Aga Khan University, Stadium Road , Karachi with the following documents:
- Curriculum Vitae
- Passport size photograph
- Academic Transcript(s)
- Evidence of work experience (copy of the certificate(s) showing that the minimum work experience requirement has been completed)
- Statement of
Objective (summarizing educational and work experience as well as current interests and future aims)
Applications may be submitted at the Reception of CHS department.
For further information please contact:
1. Ms. Ghazala Humayun
Senior Programme Officer
2. Mr. Baheram Khowaja
Aga Khan University
Department of Community Health Sciences
Announces a training course on
EPIDEMIOLOGY, BIOSTATISTICS AND SURVEILLANCE
August 1 to 29, 2007
Dr Imtiaz Jehan
Dea d line to receive applications
May 15, 2007
For further information visit
For Registration Contact
Departments of Medicine, Radiology & Surgery
are pleased to invite you to
NEUROVASCULAR UPDATE 2007
August 16 18, 2007
Aga Khan University Auditorium
First Announcement & Call for Abstracts
The last date for submission of abstracts is June 30th, 2007
§ New Techniques in Neurovascular imaging
§ Updates of Neurosurgery and Neurology
§ Video session of Neurovascular procedures
§ Neurovascular case discussion (Interactive sessions)
§ Foreign faculties from USA , France and India .
§ Hands on workshop for Neurointervention procedures
§ Free Papers.
Who Should Attend?
§ Interventional Radiologists
10th Congress of
The Asia Pan-Pacific Society of Paediatric,
Gastroenterology, Hepatology & Nutrition
November 15 18, 2007
Aga Khan University , Karachi , Pakistan
Call for Abstract
To submit an abstract log on to:
Last date of Abstract Submission is May 31, 2007
Emerging Issues in GI Inflammation
Micronutrient deficiencies in childhood
Obesity and Nutrition Transitions
Nutrition issues in emergencies
Advance in bowel and liver transplantation
Preventive strategies for childhood diarrhea
Modern Management of childhood diarrhea
Preventive liver disease
Inflammatory bowel disease
Inherited metabolic liver disease
The Asia Pan-Pacific Society of Paediatric, Gastroenterology, Hepatology and Nutrition (APPSPGHAN) in collaboration with Aga Khan University and Pakistan Paediatric Association GI Group
For any further information, please contact
Conference Secretariat, Aga Khan University , Stadium Road Karachi , Pakistan .
Tel: + 92 21 4864578, 4864584
For Registration and Further Information please contact
Aga Khan University Hospital , Karachi
Stadium Road, P.O Box: 3500
Telephone: 4864578 or 4930051 Ext: 4578
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