College of Physicians and Surgeons Pakistan

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College of Physicians & Surgeons Pakistan
College of Physicians & Surgeons Pakistanlogo.png
Abbreviation CPSP
Motto Excellence in higher medical education
Formation 1962
Type nonprofit organization
Legal status active
Purpose oversee medical education and professional development, advocate and public voice, network
Headquarters Karachi, Sindh Pakistan
Region served
Pakistan
Membership
medical specialists
Official language
English, Urdu
President
Prof. Zafar Ullah Chaudhry
Website http://www.cpsp.edu.pk/

The College of Physicians and Surgeons Pakistan (Urdu: طبیب و جراح کالج پاکستان‎, abbreviated as CPSP) is regulatory college which acts as a national, nonprofit organization established in 1962 by a special Act of Parliament to oversee the medical education of specialists in Pakistan. CPSP offers certification following postgraduate training in specialties of medicine, surgery and dentistry. CPSP is also the only examining body in Pakistan awarding degrees of FCPS, DCPS and MCPS.[1][2][3][4][5]

History[edit]

CPSP was established in 1962 through an act of parliament and by the untiring efforts of 50 eminent physicians in Pakistan under the leadership of Wajid Ali Khan Burki, then Federal Minister of Health.[6] In 1965, the Library of the College of Physicians & Surgeons Pakistan was established and since its inception has acquired latest medical literature and served as a focal point in supporting postgraduate medical education.

Regional campuses[edit]

The regional campuses of CPSP are located in:

International training centers[edit]

International Courses conducted by CPSP[edit]

CPSP is the only institute in Pakistan which conducts official ATLS and ACS courses.[11]

Degrees Offered[edit]

Awards[edit]

College of Physicians and Surgeons Pakistan was awarded "Best postgraduate institution of the world" in 2013 by Socrates Committee of Europe Business Assembly[12][13], a vanity award.

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "College of Physicians and Surgeons Pakistan". cpsp.edu.pk. Retrieved 28 February 2014. 
  2. ^ "COLLEGE OF PHYSICIANS AND SURGEONS PAKISTAN CPSP KARACHI". karachikarachi.com. Retrieved 28 February 2014. 
  3. ^ "College of Physicians & Surgeons Pakistan". pakistanherald.com. Retrieved 28 February 2014. 
  4. ^ "IOM – College of Physicians and Surgeons Pakistan (CPSP) Linkage Program". iom.edu.np. Retrieved 28 February 2014. 
  5. ^ "CPSP Golden Jubilee Congress to be held at .." pulsepakistan.com. Retrieved 28 February 2014. 
  6. ^ https://www.cpsp.edu.pk/about-cpsp.php
  7. ^ "CPSP signs MOU with RCP London". Retrieved December 22, 2014. 
  8. ^ "HSE with CPSP Postgraduate Scholarship Programme". Retrieved December 22, 2014. 
  9. ^ "DRIP and CPSP sign an MOU for training of Pakistani doctors in Emergency medicine in Ireland". Retrieved December 22, 2014. 
  10. ^ "IOM – College of Physicians and Surgeons Pakistan (CPSP) Linkage Program". Retrieved December 22, 2014. 
  11. ^ "CPSP to sign MoU with ACS to launch advanced trauma life support programme in Pakistan". Retrieved December 22, 2014. 
  12. ^ "The Nation (Newspaper)". Retrieved December 22, 2014. 
  13. ^ "Oxford Summit of Leaders 'Science and Education'". Archived from the original on August 15, 2014. Retrieved December 22, 2014. 

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