Shalamar Institute of Health Sciences

Shalamar Nursing College Achieves 100% Results in UHS Annual Examination 2023

We are thrilled to announce the exceptional performance of Shalamar Nursing College in the First Professional B.Sc. Nursing (4 years) UHS annual examination 2023. The result of exams, held from March to April 2024, have been released, and we are proud to share that our college has achieved a remarkable 100% pass rate. This outstanding achievement sets Shalamar Nursing College apart as the only private institution among 73 colleges to reach this significant milestone. Our students’ dedication and hard work, combined with our faculty’s unwavering commitment to excellence, have made this success possible. Congratulations to all our students and staff for their exceptional efforts and dedication. This accomplishment reflects our college’s high standards and commitment to nurturing future nursing professionals.

Celebrating the Inaugural Cohort of the Medical Enrichment Program

Shalamar Medical & Dental College (SMDC) and the Syed Babar Ali School of Science and Engineering (SBASSE) at Lahore University of Management Sciences (LUMS) are thrilled to announce the successful completion of their first-ever cohort of Medical Enrichment Program. This intensive one-year program, launched in Spring 2023 allows SMDC MBBS students to study for one year at LUMS. The program is designed to elevate the quality of medical education in the country. The inaugural cohort completed this program with the generous support of the Shahid Hussain Foundation. The inaugural cohort of students, including Ali Asim, Zuha Bilal, Aalian Ubaid, and Muhammad Anas, received their certificates and transcripts at a special ceremony. Dignitaries from both institutions, including Dr. Walther (Dean of SBASSE) and Prof. M. Zahid (Principal of SMDC), presented the certificates, signifying the strong collaboration and shared vision for advancing medical education. Dr. Muhammad Tariq Professor at the Department of Biology spoke about the students’ achievements and the program’s potential for future development. Students also shared their experiences and valuable insights through a feedback session. The ceremony culminated in a heartwarming recognition of the students’ dedication and the program’s success.  Both institutions pledged their continued commitment to excellence in medical education, ensuring a bright future for the program and its graduates.

Shalamar Medical and Dental College Ranked Top Medical College

Shalamar Medical and Dental College  is ecstatic to announce its achievement of the coveted #1 ranking among all medical colleges, both public and private, affiliated with the University of Health Sciences (UHS). This incredible feat is a culmination of the combined results from five professional examinations conducted in 2023. The unwavering dedication of our exceptional faculty, the relentless hard work of our students, and the unwavering support of our entire community all proved instrumental in securing this remarkable success. For a closer look at performance, students excelled across all year groups: final year (93.92), fourth year (96.38), third year (95.00), second year (98.55), and first year (99.28), resulting in an impressive overall mean score of 96.6254 and solidifying our position at the #1 spot. While we bask in the glory of this achievement, Shalamar Medical & Dental College remains firmly committed to a path of continuous improvement. We strive for excellence in everything we do. Let’s leverage this success as motivation to propel ourselves to even greater heights, together!

2nd Shalamar IRC RCOG Summit 2025

Building on the triumph of our inaugural summit, we are proud to continue the legacy of excellence. The 1st Shalamar IRC RCOG Summit set a benchmark for impactful discussions, fruitful collaborations, and knowledge exchange. As we embark on the 2nd edition, we are committed to surpassing previous achievements and fostering an even more enriching experience. Join us for the 2nd Shalamar IRC RCOG Summit, happening from January 13th to 15th, 2025, from 9:00 AM to 4:00 PM. Spearheaded by the esteemed Prof. Dr. Nazli Hameed, this summit promises an exceptional platform for participants to engage with international subspecialist experts, fostering invaluable networking and collaboration opportunities. Thematic Focus: Embark on a journey through cutting-edge themes across three insightful days: Day 1: Urogynaecology & Minimal Access Surgery Delve into the latest advancements and techniques in urogynaecology and minimal access surgery, gaining insights from leading practitioners in the field. Day 2: Reproductive Medicine & Maternal Medicine Explore breakthroughs in reproductive medicine and maternal medicine, uncovering strategies to enhance patient care and outcomes. Day 3: Fetal Medicine & Gynae-Oncology Navigate through the realms of fetal medicine and gynae-oncology, discovering innovative approaches to diagnosis, treatment, and care. Call for Abstract Submission: We invite Scholars, Researchers, and Practitioners to contribute abstracts aligning with the summit’s themes. The deadline for abstract submission is September 30th, 2024. Seize this opportunity to showcase your work and contribute to the discourse shaping the future of women’s health. Registration Fee Early Bird Registration By 30-9-2024 ·         Foreign Consultants $50 ·         Pakistani Consultants PKR 15,000 ·         Residents/Trainees PKR  7,500 Regular Registration ·         Foreign Consultants $65 ·         Pakistani Consultants PKR 20,000 ·         Residents/Trainees  PKR 10,000 On-site Registration ·         Foreign Consultants  $75 ·         Pakistani Consultants PKR 25,000 ·         Residents/Trainees PKR 15,000 For Abstract Submission:Kindly Contact[Dr. Rabia Mushtaq WhatsApp 0044-7523862202 Email] For InquiriesKindly Contact:[Dr. Areefa Khan 0092 322-7050983, Email: ][Dr. Sania Imran 0092 331-4627666, Email: ]

8th International Conference at SMDC

Shalamar Institute of Health Sciences proudly inaugurated its 8th International Conference, bringing together esteemed medical professionals, scholars, and researchers from across Pakistan and beyond. Themed “Healthcare & Health Education in the AI Era,”  conference aims to delve into the transformative impact of artificial intelligence on healthcare delivery and medical education. Distinguished guests including, Chairman of the Board of Trustees of Businessmen Hospital Trust Mr. Shahid Hussain, Prof. Dr. Zahid Bashir, Principal of Shalamar Medical & Dental College, and Dr. Ayesha Nauman, COO of Shalamar Hospital, graced the occasion along with faculty members and senior doctors. The conference witnessed active participation from doctors, surgeons, and medical professionals from various parts of Pakistan and abroad. Prof. Dr. Zahid Bashir extended a warm welcome to all attendees, setting the tone for a series of engaging discussions and activities. Live surgeries were conducted during the conference, showcasing advancements in medical technology and practice. Attendees had the opportunity to attend sessions and workshops covering a wide array of topics. Doctors specializing in different fields presented their latest research findings, fostering knowledge exchange and collaboration. Participants shared insights and perspectives on the evolving role of AI in shaping the future of healthcare. Speaking on the occasion, Mr. Shahid Hussain emphasized the significance of conferences and workshops in advancing medical knowledge and practice. He highlighted the longstanding commitment of Shalamar Institute of Health Sciences to promote medical research and education, as demonstrated by the continuation of the international conference for the past eight years. In addition, Prof. Dr. Zahid Bashir outlined the roadmap for various programs and initiatives at Shalamar Institute of Health Sciences for the upcoming year, reaffirming the institution’s dedication to excellence in healthcare education and service.

A Grand Celebration of Academic Achievement

Shalamar Institute of Health Sciences Gears Up for 2nd Integral Convocation: “A Grand Celebration of Academic Achievement”.Shalamar Institute of Health Sciences (SIHS) eagerly anticipates the 2nd Integral Convocation, scheduled for December 2nd, 2023. The event promises to be a momentous occasion, marking the culmination of hard work, dedication, and academic excellence.This year’s convocation will be particularly special as a total of 315 graduates will be conferred with degrees across various disciplines. Shalamar Medical Dental College leads the way with 147 graduates, followed by 78 graduates from Shalamar Nursing College and 90 graduates from Shalamar School of Allied Health Sciences. The convocation ceremony will not only honor the academic achievements of these students but also showcase the commitment of SIHS to producing professionals who will contribute significantly to the field of healthcare. The event will feature distinguished guests, faculty members, and keynote speaker Dr. Muhammad Sabieh Anwar from LUMS Syed Baber Ali School of Science and Engineering, who will impart wisdom and inspiration to the graduating class. We are immensely proud of the accomplishments of our graduating students. The 2nd Integral Convocation is a celebration of their hard work and determination, as well as a reflection of the high academic standards upheld by Shalamar Institute of Health Sciences. The convocation ceremony will include the traditional academic procession, awarding of degrees, and speeches that reflect on the academic journey of the graduates. It will be a time to celebrate not only the achievements of the students but also the collective efforts of the faculty, staff, and the entire SIHS community.

Shalamar Breast Center Inauguration

Shalamar Hospital is proud to announce the launch of its state-of-the-art Breast Center, a flagship clinic of the Women’s Health Center.U.S. Consul General Lahore, Kristin Hawkins participated in the inauguration of the center, which will provide comprehensive breast cancer care to women in Pakistan. The Center is a one-stop service for all breast cancer related issues for women, including advanced screenings, diagnostic evaluations, and personalized care plans. This center will be linked to health services for women at Shalamar and support the one-stop care delivery model. The launch of the center marks the beginning of breast cancer awareness month and demonstrates Shalamar’s commitment to the treatment of this illness.   The US Consul General Lahore, Kristin K. Hawkins inaugurated the Shalamar Hospital Breast Centre today. This newly established center will provide comprehensive breast cancer care to women in Pakistan, including screening, diagnosis, treatment, and support.At the ceremony, Consul General Hawkins stressed the importance of early detection and treatment of breast cancer. Ms. Hawkins also noted that U.S. and Pakistani doctors have participated in exchanges, sharing medical expertise to strengthen both our health care systems.Mr. Shahid Hussain, Chairman of Businessmen Hospital, also spoke at the ceremony. He highlighted the hospital’s efforts to build a Women’s Health center to provide affordable health care to all women, regardless of their socioeconomic status.

Shalamar Hospital Marks World Patient Safety Day

Shalamar Hospital celebrated World Patient Safety Day on September 17th with a seminar dedicated to enhancing patient safety and awareness. This annual event aims to underscore the importance of patient safety and promote initiatives that contribute to better healthcare outcomes. The seminar featured distinguished speakers who shared their insights on various aspects of patient safety, emphasizing the hospital’s dedication to ensuring the well-being of its patients.Chairman of Surgery, Dr. Talat Waseem, delivered a compelling address on the theme of “Ensuring Safe Surgery.” His talk shed light on the meticulous measures taken by Shalamar Hospital to guarantee the safety of surgical procedures, with a focus on reducing risks and complications. Prof. Dr. Mujeeb Abid Butt addressed the audience on the critical topic of “Patient Engagement in Shalamar Hospital and the Goal to Improve Effective Communication.Dr. Maryum Tarrar, an expert in infection prevention and control (IPC), including hand hygiene, emphasized the significance of integrating patient safety priorities within the hospital. Her presentation underscored the hospital’s unwavering dedication to maintaining the highest standards of infection prevention, with a particular focus on hand hygiene practices.The seminar at Shalamar Hospital was a resounding success, bringing together healthcare professionals, patients, and stakeholders to reaffirm their collective commitment to patient safety.

Shalamar’s Urogynecology Certification Event

In a momentous occurrence on August 11, 2023, we take immense pride in unveiling the Urogynecology and Pelvic Floor Reconstructions Certification event, realized through a collaborative endeavor with the esteemed University of Schleswig Holstein Kiel, Germany. Igniting Zeal for Women’s Health Within the precincts of Shalamar Hospital, an ambiance ablaze with fervor for women’s health prevailed. Avid participants engaged in dynamic lectures and immersive hands-on workshops, thereby cultivating profound proficiency within the realm of urogynecology. Cultivating Expertise through Empowerment This event, distinguished by its spirited platform, unfurled a panorama of possibilities. Accomplished speakers expounded upon intricate facets of urogynecological sciences, complemented by practical workshops that furnished experiential learning. Attendees assimilated avant-garde insights, poised to engender a transformative influence on the well-being of women. Forging Bonds, Envisioning the Future Beyond the acquisition of erudition, meaningful connections were forged. A cohort of akin professionals coalesced, propelled by a collective commitment to elevate the status of women’s health on a global scale. Equipped with newfound knowledge, participants are now primed to manifest as adept urogynecology specialists, heralding a salubrious tomorrow for women universally. We invite you to be part of this commemorative juncture, epitomizing unwavering dedication and innovative spirit. As a united force, we inscribe a legacy defined by elevated women’s well-being.

AO Trauma Course – Advanced Principles of Fracture Management

The Department of Orthopedic Surgery at SMDC proudly concluded a remarkable event that has left an indelible mark on the world of traumatology – the “AO Trauma Course – Advanced Principles of Fracture Management.” From August 12th-14th, 2023, participants embarked on a transformative journey filled with cutting-edge insights, immersive workshops, and international expertise that has propelled the field forward. Distinguished international faculty members, including Prof. Stephan Nijs, Prof. Ghassan Amman, and Prof. Asharaf Moharam, graced the event with their wisdom and insights, elevating the experience to new heights. Their presence was a testament to the caliber of this gathering, making it an exceptional and enriching affair. The three-day extravaganza featured a dynamic range of interactive lectures, hands-on AO Skills lab sessions, and engaging small group discussions. These components were the heartbeat of the event, empowering each participant to master the latest operative techniques in traumatology. A special acknowledgment goes to AO Foundation Davos for their generous sponsorship of synthetic bones, which brought an unparalleled hands-on dimension to the learning process. The event’s success was undeniably bolstered by the active participation of senior orthopedic trainees and junior consultants. Their unwavering enthusiasm and dedication added an infectious energy that resonated throughout the event, making it an unforgettable success story. Reflecting on the past three days prompts us to acknowledge the remarkable legacy that the AO Foundation, Switzerland, has cultivated over two decades. Their commitment to setting the gold standard for fracture management education worldwide has culminated in events like these, where professionals come together to refine their skills and broaden their horizons. As we close this chapter, gratitude is extended to every individual who played a part in making this event extraordinary. From faculty and participants to sponsors and organizers, each contribution has left an indelible mark. Together, we’re rewriting the narrative of fracture management, ushering in a future where innovation and collaboration are paramount. The event’s conclusion marks the beginning of an exciting countdown to our next adventure. The future of orthopedics glimmers with promise as we carry forward the knowledge and skills we’ve acquired, driven by the shared goal of redefining fracture management on a global scale. Stay connected for updates and continued innovation as we journey toward the next milestone in orthopedic excellence. The story is just beginning.