Health Professions Education and Research Department


To attain a capacity of serving as a hub for health professionals educational activities in the institution and adjoining health care facilities by promoting a collaborative culture and providing efficient linkage between novices and experts at National and international levels in promotion of health professions education.


Department implements the educational standards and provides environment conducive to nourish and nurture the basic and advanced activities for educational development of undergraduate, post graduate and faculty. To promote and develop a research culture and CPD among professionals is another important role of this department.


• Faculty support and development
• Undergraduate and post graduate academic programs designing, implementation and assessments
• Program/courses evaluation
• Student support in career counseling, dealing with learning problems, getting electives, mentorship, educational counseling etc.
• Educational research & Leadership
• Collaboration with other institutions
• Managing all academics in health professions i.e. medical, dental and allied health sciences
    Assis.Prof.Dr. Sumere Ahsan

Dr. Sumere Ahsan

Assistant Professor

Research Activities

Faculty of the department is engaged in conducting educational research and supervises both under and post graduate students for developing research projects. As Faculty works in collaboration with other universities so they teach masters in health professions education courses as a visiting faculty and mentor and supervise master students in their research work. At the same time basic introductory course in medical teaching was run in collaboration with UHS, Lahore, all the faculty members and participants were provided with guidelines and supervision in developing educational research surveys and its write up.

Key Achievements

• Key note lecture on Reframing organization; A challegene in KPK on 21st April 2018
• Worked in collaboration with ICRC in master training course on Rescue Emergency academy (1122) Lahore April 2018
• A formal Student counseling services started jan.2018
• Structured 3rd year surgical clerkship 2017
• Peer assisted learning program 2017
• piloted Teacher assistants for CPR workshops in Medical Education department, 2016
• Started six months “Certificate in Medical Teaching” course by University of Health Sciences (UHS) , Lahore in collaboration of Liverpool University, UK at Punjab Medical College, Faisalabad in Dec. 2016
• Designed, implemented and facilitated a course on “Making research easy for Undergraduates” for undergraduate students in PMC, Faisalabad Arpil-June 2016
• Conducted training sessions for NIBGE in collaboration with Atomic energy commission, Islamabad 2015
• Designed , Implemented and facilitated course on synopsis development for post graduate students in Jan. 2015
• Team based learning (small group learning methodology) at Punjab Medical College and Univ. Medical College, Faisalabad (First time in Pakistan) 2013
• Temporal integration in First year and Second year classes - 2011


No. Of Publications: 10

Conference paper

Conference papers: 6

Contact US

Dr Sumera Badar Ehsan
Assistant Professor
Postal Address: Department of Medical Education, Faisalabad Medical University (Former Punjab Medical College) Faisalabad.
Phone: 041-9210107