NUMS 14th Academic Council Meeting

The 14th Academic Council Meeting (ACM) of National University of Medical Sciences (NUMS) took place at Armed Forces Institute of Cardiology (AFIC), Rawalpindi on 10th December 2019. The meeting was chaired by Vice Chancellor Lt Gen Syed Muhammad Imran Majeed HI(M), (Retd), accompanied by Pro Vice Chancellor Maj Gen Professor Muhammad Aslam HI(M), (Retd), Registrar Professor Dr. Junaid Sarfraz Khan and other Senior Directors. All the Deans and Principals of the NUMS Affiliate and Constituent Medical Colleges and Institutions attended the meeting.

Various agenda points such as; distribution of contact hours for MBBS & BDS Program from 2020 onward, internal assessment of MBBS/ BDS from 2020 onward MBBS & BDS Examination Calendar for the Session 2020, MBBS Year I & II Curriculum from 2020 onward, revision of BDS Year I Curriculum from 2020 onward, revised curriculum of CHPE, revised curriculum of M.Phil Programs and approval of curriculum of MS Biological Sciences Programs; MS Biotechnology, MS Human Genetics, MS Microbiology & Immunology were discussed in the meeting.

In addition to these, transfer of M.Sc Medical Administration Program from Quaid-i-Azam University to National University of Medical Sciences as M.Sc Healthcare Leadership and Administration also came under discussion. Minutes and progress/ implementation of 13th ACM held on 29th August 2019 were also approved during the meeting which concluded with final remarks by the VC NUMS.