Aga Khan College Medical School receives prestigious worldwide award

Karachi (Muhammad Yasir)  The Aga Khan College’s Medical School has been awarded the AMEE (Affiliation for Medical Training Europe) 2023 Stellar Award at an award ceremony in Glasgow, United Kingdom.

The Stellar Award is offered to establishments who’ve gained three ASPIRE-to-Excellence awards. AKU obtained the award for excellence in evaluation and scholar engagement in 2013 and the award for curriculum growth in 2022. This yr, on the AMEE 2023 convention, AKU obtained the Stellar Award certificates on account of getting gained three consecutive awards with delegates from all over the world in attendance. These awards, established in 2013, transcend the standard accreditation course of and reward world-class excellence in schooling.

Over 50 international establishments have obtained ASPIRE-to-Excellence award(s), however AKU is just the third ever to get the Stellar Award for receiving recognition throughout three or extra classes and the one one from Asia. The opposite two are from USA and UK. 

“The award recognises AKU’ constant dedication to excellence which is aligned with native well being wants. School growth, a supportive studying setting for college kids, group outreach and utilization of know-how are all integral elements for the creation of a holistic, forward-looking and solution-based system of healthcare schooling,” stated Dr Sadaf Khan, Affiliate Dean for Undergraduate Medical Training and Affiliate Professor of Surgical procedure at AKU.

“That is certainly a second of satisfaction for Pakistan and its educational group,” stated Dr Adil Haider, Dean of AKU Medical School. He lauded the college and workers for ‘their excellent contributions in sustaining the best educational high quality’.

AMEE is a global affiliation for well being professions schooling with over 30,000 members in over 130 nations throughout 5 continents that promotes excellence in healthcare schooling.