Services Institute of Medical Sciences
|Services Institute of Medical Sciences|
|Motto||In Lumine Tuo Videbimus Lumen|
|Motto in English||In Thy light shall we see light|
|Principal||Prof. Dr Hamid Mahmood Butt|
|Location||Lahore, Punjab, Pakistan|
|Campus||Jail Road opposite Race Course Park|
|Colours||Deep Blue Colour|
Services Institute of Medical Sciences (Urdu:سروسز انسٹیٹوٹ آف میڈیکل سائنسز), established in 2003, is a public school of medicine located in Lahore, Punjab, Pakistan. Services Hospital is attached to the college as a teaching hospital. The official short name for this college is SIMS.
Professor Dr Faisal Masud is the founder of the SIMS. It was located in a portion of small building of the College of Community Medicine at 6-Birdwood Road, Lahore. This college is now housed in its new campus adjacent to the Punjab Institute of Cardiology. The first principal of this college up to January 2013, was Prof Dr Faisal Masud.
It has centrally AC building. It has five lecture theaters in addition to the demonstration rooms. Its library has more than 8000 books and subscribes to 78 National and International Journals available as paperbacks. In addition, it gives access to HEC funded access to thousands of scientific books and journals as e-access. It has Audio-Visual library as well.
Auditorium and Sports Complex
A purpose built, centrally air conditioned auditorium viz. Crash Hall with seating capacity of more than 400 was built in 2009. It has a Sports Complex for the Annual Sports Month Celebrations.
The construction of the college’s own student houses are yet under construction. However, the SIMS has managed temporary hostels for outsiders.
Its basic departments are equipped with latest computer aided laboratories, Carl-Zeiss microscopes for the students and penta-head and deca-head microscopes for demonstration and research. Its Pathology department is ISO 9002 and ISO 15142 certified.
The College admits 190 students on open merit. Admission is gender neutral and need blind and is granted through a centralized Medical College Admission Test conducted by the University of Health Sciences Lahore annually. The Foreign students can also apply for admission through the Higher Education Commission of Pakistan.
There are four undergraduate qualifications offered at SIMS under University of Health Sciences.
- B.Sc. Medical Imaging Technology
- B.Sc Medical Laboratory Technology
- B.Sc Operation Theater Technology
Official Research Journal
The SIMS Journal The Esculapio is one of a kind in the quality of medical research it boasts of and has received great international acclaim.
Recognition and affiliations
The college is recognized by the following organizations.
- College of Physicians and Surgeons Pakistan
- Pakistan Medical and Dental Council
- iMed - FAIMER
- University of Health Sciences, Lahore
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- PMDC Recognition Status
- University of Health Sciences Affiliation