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College of Physicians and Surgeons Pakistan

The College of Physicians and Surgeons Pakistan (Urdu: طبیب و جراح کالج پاکستان‎, abbreviated as CPSP) is a public regulatory college in Pakistan. It is established in 1962 by a special act of the Parliament of Pakistan to oversee the postgraduate medical education and professional development. CPSP offers certifications following postgraduate training in specialties of medicine, surgery and dentistry. CPSP is the only postgraduate medical examining body in Pakistan. It awards the degrees of FCPS and MCPS.[1][2][3][4][5]

College of Physicians and Surgeons Pakistan
College of Physicians & Surgeons Pakistanlogo.png
AbbreviationCPSP
MottoExcellence in higher medical education
Formation1962
TypePublic Regulatory college
HeadquartersKarachi, Sindh Pakistan
Membership
MCPS, FCPS
President
Prof. Zafar Ullah Chaudhry
Websitecpsp.edu.pk

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HistoryEdit

CPSP 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.[6] 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.

Regional campusesEdit

The regional campuses of CPSP are located in:

International training centersEdit

International Courses conducted by CPSPEdit

CPSP is the only institute in Pakistan which conducts official ATLS and ACS courses.[11]

Degrees OfferedEdit

AwardsEdit

College of Physicians and Surgeons Pakistan was awarded "Best postgraduate institution of the world" in 2013 by Socrates Committee of Europe Business Assembly,[12][13] a vanity award

See alsoEdit

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "College of Physicians and Surgeons Pakistan". cpsp.edu.pk. Retrieved 28 February 2014.
  2. ^ "COLLEGE OF PHYSICIANS AND SURGEONS PAKISTAN CPSP KARACHI". karachikarachi.com. Retrieved 28 February 2014.
  3. ^ "College of Physicians and Surgeons Pakistan". pakistanherald.com. Retrieved 28 February 2014.
  4. ^ "IOM – College of Physicians and Surgeons Pakistan (CPSP) Linkage Program". iom.edu.np. Retrieved 28 February 2014.
  5. ^ "CPSP Golden Jubilee Congress to be held at ..." pulsepakistan.com. Retrieved 28 February 2014.
  6. ^ CPSP, Zahid Ali Siddiqui - WebMaster. "College of Physicians and Surgeons Pakistan". www.cpsp.edu.pk.
  7. ^ "CPSP signs MOU with RCP London". Retrieved December 22, 2014.
  8. ^ "HSE with CPSP Postgraduate Scholarship Programme". Retrieved December 22, 2014.
  9. ^ "DRIP and CPSP sign an MOU for training of Pakistani doctors in Emergency medicine in Ireland". Retrieved December 22, 2014.
  10. ^ "IOM – College of Physicians and Surgeons Pakistan (CPSP) Linkage Program". Retrieved December 22, 2014.
  11. ^ "CPSP to sign MoU with ACS to launch advanced trauma life support programme in Pakistan". Retrieved December 22, 2014.
  12. ^ "The Nation (Newspaper)". Retrieved December 22, 2014.
  13. ^ "Oxford Summit of Leaders 'Science and Education'". Archived from the original on August 15, 2014. Retrieved December 22, 2014.

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