College of Physicians & Surgeons Pakistan
|College of Physicians & Surgeons Pakistan|
|Motto||Excellence in Higher Medical Education|
|Type||Postgraduate in Medical Sciences|
|President||Prof. Zafar Ullah Chaudhry|
|Location||Karachi, Sindh , Pakistan|
|Campus||12th Central Street,Phase-2, Defence Housing Authority, Karachi-75500, Pakistan|
College of Physicians & Surgeons Pakistan (abbreviated as CPSP) is an autonomous institution offering certification following postgraduate training in specialties of Medicine, Surgery & Dentistry. It is also the only examination body in Pakistan awarding degrees of FCPS, DCPS, MCPS.    
The College of Physicians and Surgeons Pakistan was incorporated through Ordinance of 1962 issued on 19 May 1962. the Ordinance laid down the objectives for the College as follows: To promote specialist practice of medicine, surgery, gynecology and obstetrics and such other specialities by securing improvement of teaching and training in hospitals and Hospital methods.To arrange postgraduate medical, surgical and other specialist's training;To hold and conduct examinations for grant of diplomas and admission to the Fellowship of the College;To provide for research;To bring together the physicians, surgeons and other specialists of Pakistan periodically for scientific discussions and practical demonstrations of various subjects;To do all acts and things as it may consider necessary to carry out the purposes of this Ordinance.
The regional campuses CPSP are located at:
- Riyadh, Saudi Arabia.
- Kathmandu, Nepal.
About College of Physicians & Surgeons Pakistan (CPSP)
The College of Physicians and Surgeons Pakistan was established in mid-1962 with the objectives of maintaining high principles of medical profession, promotion of specialists' medical practice and arrangement of postgraduate medical training in hospitals. It is the only postgraduate medical institution in the country that has established a system of effective and consistent up-gradation of medical education and training.
The promotion of the practice of general medicine, surgery and other specialties, and conduct examinations for the award of postgraduate Fellowship / Diploma of FCPS and MCPS.The College offers admission to the Fellowship of the College in 64 specialties / sub-specialties and MCPS in 20 specialties. The College has now discontinued its Membership diploma program and replaced it with the Diploma of the College, DCPS, offering it in 1 specialties. The first examination of DCPS is scheduled on 2 March 2006. The College organizes postgraduate training of the candidates in accredited/recognized hospitals throughout the country and conducts subsequent examinations. To achieve its objectives, the Council of the College has constituted four Committees to work for continued expansion and progress of this College. The College not only encourages qualitative expansion of the curriculum but also of education, associated teachers, supervisors, advisory services, monitoring and evaluation of training, teaching methodologies and examination system. Up to March 2004 5744 MCPS and 5972 FCPS have graduated from this College. In order to improve the overall educational and research methodology, the College regularly holds a variety of workshops and courses. Up to March 2004 the College has held 1667 programs which benefited about 25,000 senior medical professionals and allied healthcare personnel. The CPSP provides learning facilities to other medical institutions as well. As part of these activities and to determine the needs and bases for continuing medical education program, the CPSP also holds national and international conferences and joint meetings with sister institutions. These scientific discussions help in bringing the fellows, academicians and medical experts at a joint forum to exchange experience in different fields of medical science. On March 7, 2004, the College held a joint meeting with Bangladesh College of Physicians and Surgeons at Karachi in which over 300 delegates from Bangladesh and 1000 from Pakistan participated.rences==
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