Faisalabad Medical University

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Faisalabad Medical University
فیصل آباد جامعه طب
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Mottoیقین, ایمان, تنظیم, خدمت خلق
Motto in English
Faith, Believe, Discipline, Service to Mankind
TypePublic
Established1973-74 (as PMC)
2017 (as FMU)
EndowmentRs. 460mn (as of 2014)
Vice-ChancellorProfessor Doctor Zafar Ali Choudry
Undergraduates2000 approx
Location,
CampusUrban
Colours     Maroon,      White (Mascot)
/     Silver (Uniform first two years)
AffiliationsUHS, PM&DC
WebsiteOfficial website

Faisalabad Medical University (Urdu: فیصل آباد جامعه طب‎, or FMU), is located in Faisalabad, Pakistan, on a 158-acre (0.64 km2) campus on Sargodha Road. It was established in 1973. Teaching hospitals affiliated with the university are Allied Hospital and District Headquarters Hospital (DHQ) Hospital. The Chief Executive of FMU is Prof. Dr.Zafar Chaudhry who is a laproscopical surgeon. The first group of graduates with M.B.B.S degrees finished in 1978.

With a grant of Rs. 460mn from the government, the construction of new buildings, laboratories and the teaching hospital was completed in 1982. FMU is recognized with the General Medical Council (GMC) and is listed in the International Medical Education Directory (IMED).

Campus[edit]

The university is arranged around a middle corridor which runs from the administration block and the library on one side to the Forensic and Anatomy Departments on the other. On the right of this corridor (looking from the Forensic and Anatomy end) are the Pathology and Biochemistry Departments while on the other side are the Pharmacology and Physiology departments. There are wide spaces between the departments filled with gardens. All the lecture halls & auditoriums are fully air-conditioned. Cafeteria is pathetic and needs improvements.

Hostels[edit]

Faisalabad Medical University has separate facilities for boys and girl students. The boys hostel is located across the Sargodha Road in Iqbal Hall and Ibn-e-Sina Hall. Each hall has a mess and common room(un-usable), and a common gym which is without anything.

There are four halls for girl students. Fatima and Ayesha halls, located adjacent to the Allied Hospital, mainly house the final year students while Liaquat hall accommodates first and second year students and Jinnah Hall the 3rd and 4th year. The hostels close by 9 pm and nobody is allowed in or out of the girls hostels after this time.

Library [1][edit]

The university has a small library with reading room having capacity of 20 students and one common reading room with capacity of 100 students without internet facility for students. There's a sizable collection of medical books.The reading room remains open till 9PM.

Computer Lab[edit]

A computer lab of 29 Pentium 4 systems has been set up by the University of Health Sciences, with scanners and printers.

College Magazine[edit]

"Parwaz" the face of PMC is the official yearly magazine.

Co-curricular activities[edit]

Sports activities[edit]

Faisalabad Medical University organizes a month of sports activities every year where students participate in sports like table tennis, hockey, cricket, squash etc.[2]

Teachers vs students cricket match[edit]

This is an old tradition of Faisalabad Medical University where a week before the annual sports day teachers of this institute take on the university team. This event has evolved over the recent years so that classes dress up in different colours and decorate their portions of the stadium.

Annual Sports Day[3][edit]

This event marks the end of the sports season in Faisalabad Medical University. Prizes are distributed to the winners of sports competitions. Other events include the 100m sprint, the teachers race, and musical chairs. Students dress in costumes, and classes decorate the stands in themes. Groups or classes sometimes make a dramatic entry into the stadium.

Senior Week[4][edit]

This is an unofficial activity mainly conducted by the outgoing class of the year. The students attend university in different costumes according to the UN & WHO Health Days. This trend was freshly introduced by MBBS Class of 2011-2016.

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Archived copy". Archived from the original on 14 June 2011. Retrieved 17 November 2010.CS1 maint: archived copy as title (link)
  2. ^ "Archived copy". Archived from the original on 26 September 2011. Retrieved 15 November 2010.CS1 maint: archived copy as title (link)
  3. ^ "Archived copy". Archived from the original on 3 October 2011. Retrieved 15 November 2010.CS1 maint: archived copy as title (link)
  4. ^ "Archived copy". Archived from the original on 3 October 2011. Retrieved 16 November 2010.CS1 maint: archived copy as title (link)

Coordinates: 31°27′09″N 73°05′03″E / 31.45250°N 73.08417°E / 31.45250; 73.08417

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