Department of Medical Education

Medical Education was not recognized as a separate, independent discipline till recently. Keeping in view the escalating need of this discipline in Health profession like all over the world, Jinnah Medical College established the Department of Medical Education in the year 2009. The department strives for excellence in medical teaching and learning since its inception and provides educational resources and training, modulation system, professional services, daily assessment and ensures engagement of students in research. The input of daily assessment of the lectures enables the students to strive for better standards in the university examinations. This wing facilitates the implementation of innovative educational methodologies like problem-based learning and evaluation and assessment strategies including OSPE (Objective Structured Practical Examination), OSCE (Objective Structured Clinical Examination) and TOACS (Task-Oriented Assessment of Clinical Skills). The department is run under the supervision of a full-time Director. All departments have their representation through their demonstrators as coordinators working under the control of the Director.