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Induction process of trainees in pathology residency

Authors Siddiqui I, Ali N

Received 8 February 2016

Accepted for publication 23 March 2016

Published 27 May 2016 Volume 2016:7 Pages 321—323

DOI https://doi.org/10.2147/AMEP.S106038

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Peer reviewers approved by Dr Lucy Goodman

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Editor who approved publication: Dr Anwarul Azim Majumder


Imran Siddiqui,1 Natasha Ali1,2

1Department of Pathology and Laboratory Medicine, 2Department of Oncology, The Aga Khan University, Karachi, Pakistan

Abstract: This article describes the evolution of the induction process of pathology residency at The Aga Khan University hospital. The Department of Postgraduate Medical Education was established in 1985. The induction process is an exhaustive exercise that includes an admission test held simultaneously in Karachi, Hyderabad, Lahore, and Rawalpindi, followed by an interview of the shortlisted candidates. The pathology residency program was started 25 years ago and since then the induction process has undergone major changes with the course of time.

Keywords: pathology residency, induction process, residency program

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