Changing needs of medical education in Pakistan

  • Shamsa Humayun Fatima Jinnah Medical University, Lahore / Sir Ganga Ram Hospital, Lahore.

Abstract

Medical education, encompasses a large variety of learning experiences. Broadly it includes premedical years, undergraduate education, house job clinical rotation, residency, subspecialty training, and continuous professional development. These phases of learning and training entails a medical student to become self-directed lifelong learner. The educationists acknowledge that traditional teacher centered medical education does not allow students to become self-directed learners. The changing expectations of society and newly defined roles of doctors’ envisage them to become lifelong learners, through continuous professional development.

Author Biography

Shamsa Humayun, Fatima Jinnah Medical University, Lahore / Sir Ganga Ram Hospital, Lahore.

Professor Head Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Dean Surgery and Allied Fatima Jinnah Medical University/Sir Ganga Ram Hospital, Lahore, Pakistan

Published
2020-03-02
How to Cite
1.
Humayun S. Changing needs of medical education in Pakistan. J Fatima Jinnah Med Univ [Internet]. 2Mar.2020 [cited 23Feb.2024];12(1):1. Available from: https://ojs.jfjmu.com/index.php/ojs/article/view/700