Department of Obs & Gynecology Unit I
Introduction of the Department
Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology at Fatima Jinnah Medical University is working under supervision of Head of department Prof. Dr. Aisha Malik. It is divided in to 4-units. Each unit has its own antenatal, postnatal and gynae wards while the Labour room, Outdoor and Operation Theaters are shared by all units on allocated days.
We dream to provide compassionate patient care and educational excellence.
We strive to achieve excellence in:
- Medical education including undergraduate, graduate, postgraduate, education, allied health professional education, patient, and community education.
- Patient care, which encompasses primary comprehensive health care needs of women, and specialty services with expertise in most of aspects of Obstetrics and Gynecology.
- Clinical research and health services research
The unit has 49-beds in Indoor Wards including gynae ward, labour room, antenatal ward and postnatal ward and 46-beds in Emergency department. We cater a large proportion of high-risk pregnancies and complicated gynecological cases. Annual hospital delivery rate is around 24000 with 6000 deliveries/annum in our unit. Approximately 600-700 patients are seen in OPD per day. Approximately 250 to 300 patients per day are evaluated in emergency and around 100 patients are admitted daily.
Our department provides consultation, comprehensive treatment planning, and a broad range of diagnostic and therapeutic services to the patients.
In the devastating pandemic of COVID-19 Sir Ganga Ram Hospital was declared as dedicated hospital for pregnant COVID-19 patients in Lahore. The department is catering pregnant COVID-19 patients since March 2020.
Academics: We are dedicated to excellence in the Medical Rducation. We offer wide range of academic programs. Unit-1 organizes the Academic Programs, develops Question Bank and holds Send-up Examination. Final year and Fourth year MBBS schedules are managed by unit-1. We use multiple teaching methodologies during like Small group discussions, tutorials, PBL sessions and bedside teaching . Shadowing and Feedback is also used to enhance learning. Maternity duty of 3 weeks in final year provides an excellent opportunity for hands on practical skill acquisition. Formative assessment in the form of OSCE is conducted.
House officer training:
House job is a foundation year mandatory to acquire PMDC registration. On first day of rotation an orientation class is taken and at the end learning is assessed by MINICEX and DOPS. Regular feedback is also given.
The postgraduate training:
The postgraduate trainees of MS and FCPS have a structured training program .Bedside teaching rounds, Case base discussion, journal club meetings, maternal mortality meetings, perinatal mortality meeting, monthly statistics meetings and post-emergency meetings are conducted regularly.
Research is an integral part of any teaching unit. Prof. Shamsa Humayun and other supervisors guide the postgraduate trainees for their dissertations and research paper. The unit actively participates in conferences and symposiums. Faculty members have more than 60-research publications in reputable recognized journals. Unit collaborated and successfully completed the multicenter international Women Trial-1 with London school of Hygiene, Uk. Now we are again collaborating with London school of Hygiene for Women Trial 2. Another multicenter Trial with WHO and AKU is also going on smoothly.
It is established for the help of poor patients to address their psychological, medical, social and economic issues. The finances are solely arranged through donations given by unit doctors and other philanthropists. The funds are used to purchase medicine and Lab tests not available in hospital. Funds are also used for repair/ purchase of equipment required in the department. Like medicines, glucometers, pulse oximeters, nebulizers, digital blood pressure apparatus, CTG machine, Sonicaids, Laryngoscopes, Sucker machines, Cautery machines, Air conditioners and scrub dispensers are purchased. Strict record of fund is maintained.
In pandemic of COVID-19 the donation was used to arrange personal protective equipment for the doctors. Funds were also used for flood relief and rehabilitation of affected community.
List of Faculty Members
Prof. Dr. Aisha Malik
Dr. Saima Chaudhary
Dr. Nuzhat Malik
Dr Sadaf Aftab Zahra
Dr. Kanwal Nosheen
Dr. Vasiqa Farhan
Dr. Sarwat Nazir
Dr. Naheed Akhtar
Dr. Hina Akhtar
Dr. Qura Mehmood
Professor & HOD
MBBS, DGO FCPS MCPS(HPE)