Medical Education

ISLAMIC INTERNATIONAL MEDICAL COLLEGE (IIMC):

 

Islamic International Medical College (IIMC) is pioneer private Sector medical college in North region of Pakistan. The college was established in 1996 as a subsidiary of Islamic International Medical College Trust (IIMC-T) with an aim to provide extended health care services and research innovations.

 

In accordance with the orders of honorable Supreme Court of Pakistan and Pakistan Medical & Dental Council (PMDC) regulations of centralized admissions policy through admitting university, is being implemented in Islamic International Medical College for MBBS 24th Entry, please click on below link for details 

 

Medical Educaation Admissions 2019

 

Vision: 

Masters in Health Professions Education of Riphah International University endeavors to promote excellence in teaching & learning and broaden the horizon of rigorous research by generating communities of leaders and scholars. It will also promote the mission of Riphah International University.

Mission: 

The mission of this masters program is to prepare and generate leaders and scholars in Health Professions Education who will of initiating and sustaining academic development & change in their institutions and covert their teaching into scholarly work both glocally & globally.

Goal of programe: 

The purpose of the Master of Health Professions Education (MHPE) program is to produce effective leaders and scholars in health professions education, who can manage the change & bring reform in medical education at national level and effectively direct the future health care delivery systems.

 

The Founder:
 

Late Maj. Gen. Muhammad Zulfiqar Ali Khan TI (M), TBt (R) An internationally renowned Cardiologist and a medical personality of unquestionable integrity with exceptional caliber. He was founding Chairman of the Islamic International Medical College Trust, a not for profit educational trust established in 1995. He has to his credit the establishment and smooth running of Armed Forces Institute of Cardiology (AFIC) / National Institute of Heart Diseases (NIHD), Islamic International Medical College Trust, Hearts International Hospital and Pakistan National Heart Association (PANAH).

 

These Institutions are living tribute to his professional capabilities and administrative skills. His invaluable services for the people of Pakistan, for Armed Forces of Pakistan and for mankind as a whole, particularly in health and education sector, will serve as Beacon of Light for the coming generation.

 

Aims & Objectives:
 

IIMC was founded with sole purpose of providing quality education, disciplined behavior and character building of the budding doctors. The graduating doctors are expected to be:
 

1. Good, practicing and enlightened Muslim medical professionals.

2. Committed to Professional excellence with strong community orientation.

3. Able to manage emergencies in clinical practice.

4. Research oriented knowledge seekers.

5. Conversant with application of latest information technology in medical profession.

 

National and International Accreditation:
 

The College is affiliated with Riphah International University, Islamabad and is recognized by the Pakistan Medical & Dental Council (PM & DC). IIMC is also listed in the WHO directory of accredited medical schools and universities, International Medical Education Directory, USA (IMED), International Institute of Medical Education, USA (IIME) and Foundation for Advancement of International Medical Education and Research (FAIMER).

 

Eighteen batches of MBBS students have already graduated and are registered with PM & DC. They are taken as a valuable addition to a coterie of medical professionals both nationally as well as internationally.

 

Teaching Hospitals:
 

For clinical and practical training four hospitals are affiliated with IIMC. These are:
 

1.  IIMCT Pakistan Railways Hospital, Rawalpindi, administered since 1998. 353-bed tertiary care hospital.

2.  Riphah International Hospital established 2014. 160-bed tertiary care hospital.

3.  Islamic International Dental Hospital, Islamabad, established since 2001. 125 Dental Chairs in different dental specialties.

4.  Hearts International Hospital, Rawalpindi, established since 1996. 105-bed hospital for delivering high-tech care in cardiology, pulmonology, gastroenterology and many other areas.

Message from the Dean
Welcome to the Islamic International Medical College of Riphah International University. Our mission is to provide medical education at undergraduate and postgraduate level.It includes Fellowships, Masters and PhD programs according to current medical education trends with a focus on developing character through a mentoring program and inculcating Islamic ethical values.
Lt. Gen. (Retd) Prof. Dr. Azhar Rashid HI(M)
Principal, IIMC/Dean Medical Sciences

Lt. Gen. (Retd) Prof. Dr. Azhar Rashid:

Lieutenant General (Retd) Prof. Dr. Azhar Rashid HI (M), MBBS (KEMC), Diploma Surgery (AFPGMI), FCPS Surgery (CPSP), M.Sc. Defense& Strategic Studies (National Defense University), is an eminent Cardiac Surgeon, who after joining Army rose to become Surgeon General/Director General Medical Services of Pakistan Armed Forces. He graduated from King Edward Medical College in 1979 and on joining the Armed Forces did Diploma in Surgery in 1980. After his initial training he did FCPS in Surgery in 1986 and after that he got advanced training in Cardiac Surgery at Saint Thomas and Guys Hospital, London UK from 1988-1990. In his academic pursuits at AFIC/NIHD, he rose from Registrar to Professor in Cardiac Surgery, and has authored more than “30” articles in national and international journals. He has been member and later secretary of faculty of Cardiac Surgery at College of Physicians & Surgeons Pakistan (CPSP) from 1998 till 2005. He also supervised post graduate training of several Cardiac Surgery trainees. He was Commandant & Executive Director at AFIC/NIHD 2006 to 2008. In 2009 after successfully completion of his M.Sc in Defense& Strategic Studies from National Defense University, he was appointed as Director General Surgery till 2011 and then Surgeon General / Director General Medical Services the ultimate position in Armed Forces Medical Corps a position in which he served till May 2015. He was awarded Hilal-i-Imtiaz (Military) in recognition of his meritorious services and the illustrious military career.

Why IIMC?
Student at Riphah
IIMC is ranked as one of the best private sector medical college of Pakistan. The attachment at its own teaching hospital makes it a unique medical institution. The institute is producing quality health professionals who are actively playing role in the social health care sector.