College of Physicians and Surgeons Pakistan

College of Physicians and Surgeons Pakistan
AbbreviationCPSP
Formation1962
TypePublic, Regulatory college
HeadquartersKarachi, Sindh Pakistan
Membership
MCPS, FCPS
President
Prof. Muhammad Shoaib Shafi
Websitecpsp.edu.pk

The College of Physicians and Surgeons Pakistan (Urdu: طبیب و جراح کالج پاکستان, abbreviated as CPSP) is a regulatory college established in 1962 by a special act of the Parliament of Pakistan to oversee the postgraduate medical education and professional development. It offers certifications following postgraduate training in specialties of medicine, surgery and dentistry. It is the only postgraduate medical examining body in Pakistan.

History

The college 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. In 1965, the Library of the College of Physicians and Surgeons Pakistan was established and since its inception has acquired latest medical literature and served as a focal point in supporting postgraduate medical education. The Journal of the College of Physicians and Surgeons Pakistan began publication in 1991.

Regional campuses

The regional campuses are located in:

International training centers

International Courses conducted

It is the only institute in Pakistan which conducts official ATLS and ACS courses.

Qualifications award

Awards

  • College of Physicians and Surgeons Pakistan was awarded "Best postgraduate institution of the world" in 2013 by Socrates Committee of Europe Business Assembly.
  • 'Best College' International Prize in 2013 by Oxford Summit of Leaders (Science and Education)

See also


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