Swabi: A three-day “Certificate in Health Professional Education” (CHPE) contact sessions was successfully concluded at Bacha Khan Medical Complex (BKMC) and Gajju Khan Medical College (GKMC), Swabi. The contact sessions took place in the College Auditorium Hall and saw active participation from faculty members representing various medical colleges.
The CHPE contact session was conducted as part of the GKMC faculty development program, in collaboration with the “National University of Medical Sciences” (NUMS). The contact sessions were skillfully led by distinguished Senior Professors of Medical Education from NUMS, namely Dr. Ayesha Rauf, Dr. Naushaba Sadiq, and Dr. Rokhsana Ayub, ensuring a high-quality learning experience for all the participants, while the focal person for this program was Mr. Saad Khan Assistant Computer Programmer of GKMC-MTI.
In this CHPE contact session, nearly 50 faculty members including GKMC/BKMC, Allied THQs TOPI, Chota Lahor, and DHQ Swabi participated. Moreover, faculty members from other esteemed institutions like Swat Medical College, Combined Military Hospital (CMH) Peshawar, and Resalpur were also present. The sessions spanned three days and provided valuable insights and knowledge to all participants.
Dean/CEO GKMC-MTI Prof. Dr. Shams-Ur-Rehman appreciated the dedication and commitment of all participants and emphasized the significance of such faculty development Programs. He highlighted that with these contact sessions, nearly all faculty members of GKMC-MTI have fulfilled the CHPE course requirement, making it essential for the teaching cadre.
Dean/CEO GKMC-MTI highlighted the importance of the faculty development program and ensured that they will continue a similar program in the near future as well.
This comprehensive program encompasses a diverse range of topics, centering on teaching, learning, and assessment within the healthcare profession and enabling the faculty to develop highly effective instructional strategies, design and implement impactful academic and research programs, and adeptly evaluate student performance.
The successful completion of these three-day CHPE contact sessions at GKMC/BKMC-MTI reflects the commitment of the medical education community to continuous professional development and enhancing teaching methodologies.