The Aga Khan University’s Medical College received two ASPIRE awards - for international excellence in education in a medical school - from the Association for Medical Education in Europe (AMEE) in Prague, Czech Republic, on Tuesday.
A total of 11 awards were given to medical colleges with the Southern Illinois University and AKU bagging five awards between them. AKU was one of only two colleges to be presented the Excellence in Student Assessment Award.
Additionally, AKU was one of six colleges to receive the Excellence in Student Engagement Award. “AKU has established itself in the international arena of medical education,” said Dr Rukhsana Zuberi, while accepting the award on behalf of AKU.
Other medical institutes participating in the competition were based in Canada, South America, Europe, Australia, South Africa, Asia, the United Kingdom and United States.
Published in The Express Tribune, August 28th, 2013.