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Pathology

Introduction

  • Pathology is a multidisciplinary field that focuses on disease at microscopic, molecular , chemical and microbiological level.
  • It supports every aspect of health care, guiding doctors on right way from diagnostic tests to treatment of common diseases.
  • Pathologists play a major role in research devising new treatments to fight viruses, infections and diseases like cancer.
  • Pathology department of AAMC will be teaching general pathology, special pathology & microbiology to MBBS 3rd year & 4th year students along with post graduate FCPS histopathology training to the post graduates with innovative research opportunities.

Vision

Pathology department aims to provide state of art diagnostic pathology services while  achieving excellence in pathology research and education.

Mission

Pathology department is committed to provide outstanding education for undergraduate, graduate and post graduate students along with provision of comprehensive, high quality and up to date diagnostic services required for optimal patient outcome and health meeting the international demands.

Future Opportunities/Scope:

  • Pathology department has been accredited by College of Physicians and Surgeons Pakistan for FCPS Histopathology training programme in December 2018.The pathology department will be providing training to the post graduate trainees.
  • The upgradation of Al Aleem Medical College  to the university is underprocess, thus will be providing M Phil and Ph D programmes in various subspecialities of pathology like microbiology, hematology, chemical pathology, histopathology, immunology and molecular pathology.

Department Goals:

  • To teach students utilizing the modern teaching methodologies and integrating continuing medical educational programmes in the departmental activities.
  • To provide a clinical and research oriented environment to achieve academic and research excellence.

Objectives:

  • To teach the students pathology of diseases under the supervision of experienced teachers.
  • Gross and microscopic appearance of common pathologies prevalent in our community to be taught and reinforced by practicals and tutorials.
  • Microbiology of various pathogens.
  • Modern teaching methodologies utilizing PBL sessions, presentations, class tests to be ensured.
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