Psychiatry Autumn School - Pakistan

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One day, free online event for Pakistani medical students interested in Psychiatry

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Are you considering a career in Psychiatry? Come along and learn about the wonderful speciality of Psychiatry.

Listen to inspiring talks from renowned Pakistani Psychiatrist and Psychiatry trainees. We aim to inspire you to Choose Psychiatry and become part of our psychiatry family.

Ask questions and clear your doubts about training pathways, lifestyle as a psychiatrist and much more.


9am-9:15am: Meeting+ Attendance

9:15am-9:45am: What is unique about Psychiatry?

Speaker: Dr. Murad Moosa, Professor Emeritus

Aga Khan University Hospitals - Karachi

9:50am-10:20am: Training pathways in psychiatry

Speaker: Dr. Jawed Akbar Dars, Consultant Psychiatrist

Jinnah Postgraduate Medical Centre - Karachi

10:25am-10:55am: Why did I choose psychiatry?

Speaker: Dr Saqib Siddique, Consultant Psychiatrist

Peshawar Institute of Medical sciences - Peshawar

11am-11:30am: Challenges faced when I choose psychiatry

Speaker: Dr. Marium Mansoor, Consultant Psychiatrist

Aga Khan University Hospital - Karachi

11:30am-12:30pm: Break

12:30pm-1:00pm: Portrayal of Psychiatry in the media

Speaker: Dr. Junaid Rasool, Consultant Psychiatrist, Lahore

1:05pm-1:35pm: Child and Adolescent Psychiatry

Dr. Aisha Sanober Chachar, Consultant Child & Adolescent Psychiatrist

Medical director at Alleviate Addiction suffering (ASS) - Karachi

1:40pm-2:20pm: Career opportunities in Psychiatry

Speaker: Dr. Naim Siddiqi, Consultant Psychiatrist

Sindh Institute of Urology and Transplantation - Karachi

2:25pm-2:55pm: Role of a Psychiatrist in the Military

Speakers: Dr. Siddique Kakkar

Dr. Saman Ijaz

2:55pm-3:15pm: Break

3:15pm-3:45pm: What is it like to be a resident in psychiatry?

Speakers: Dr. Anam Farooqui, Resident, JPMC

Dr. Muzamil Hyder, Resident, JPMC

Dr. Fariha Iqbal, Consultant Psychiatrist, JPMC

03:50 - 04:20 pm: Research Avenues in Psychiatry

Speaker: Dr Ahmed Waqas

Doctoral fellow in Psychiatry - University of Liverpool, UK

04:20 - 04:45: Psychiatry the Overarching Speciality

Dr Shahid Latif , Consultant Psychiatrist - United Kingdom

4:45-5:00pm: Feedback+ Certificates+ Questions


This is a free event, spaces are limited. If you book please attend.

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