Khawaja Muhammad Safdar Medical College
|Khawaja Muhammad Safdar Medical College|
Khawaja Muhammad Safdar Medical College (Formerly Sialkot Medical College) is a public sector Medical College in Sialkot, Pakistan. It was established in 2002 with a sanction of PKR 450 million. 30 seats were allocated for the year 2003 in the Sialkot Medical College , which were shifted to the Services Institute of Medical Sciences, Lahore in 2004. However the project was later shelved. In April 2007, the President of Pakistan again announced the immediate construction of a Medical College, but the project is still in the pipeline. A temporary project office has been established at Allama Iqbal Memorial Hospital, Sialkot which is also the attached teaching hospital. In 2010, the student enrollment has been increased to 100 students per year for MBBS. The College is recognised by the Pakistan Medical and Dental Council, and is listed by the Foundation for Advancement of International Medical Education and Research (FAIMER)
Construction of regular academic block and hostel building is under process. The Medical College is attached with the 400 bedded Allama Iqbal Memorial DHQ Hospital, Sialkot and 135 bedded Sardar Begum Memorial Hospital, Sialkot.
The first Principal was Prof. Dr. Tanvir Ali Khan Sheerwani; the second Principal was Prof. Dr. Malik Shah Zaman Latif; the third Principal was Prof. Dr Nosheen Omer. The fourth and most recent Principal is Prof. Dr Zafar Ali Choudry.
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