The city of Abbottabad, besides being famous for its natural scenery, is also known as the city of educational institutions. It has famous schools, colleges, engineering universities and medical colleges like Women Medical Abbottabad, Frontier Medical College Abbottabad etc. Ayub Medical College, Abbottabad is one of them. It is located on main Mansehra road, Abbottabad.
The college was opened on 15th May, 1979 with an initial enrollment of 100 students. At that time, the building was provisionally acquired by the department of Education. Later, the college was moved to its present location on 30th December, 1990. Since its inception, the college has undergone tremendous maturity and progress. The college houses spacious lecture halls. All lecture halls are well equipped with audio-visual facility. There are state of the art laboratories. The library is centrally air conditioned with plenty of textbooks, scientific journals and magazines and audio-visual section. The college has well maintained computer and IT infrastructure.
Ayub Medical College Abbottabad had District Head Quarters (DHQ) Hospital, Abbottabad affiliated to it as its teaching hospital. Now the college has its own newly constructed teaching hospital named Ayub Teaching Hospital. All clinical departments are now functioning here. These include Medicine, Surgery, Ophthalmology, ENT etc. List of all departments will follow in the article. However, all these departments have well qualified faculty dedicated for mentoring and research. All departments and laboratories are well equipped.
The degrees offered at Ayub Medical College are MBBS and BDS. For dental education, College of Dentistry serves the purpose. It trains and teaches its pupils for the degree of dental surgery. The dentistry college also provides very good facilities of dental surgery. It provides facio-maxillary surgery too.
Ayub Medical College is one of the country’s very well established medical college. Its reputation and fame is both at national and international level. A very large number of students have graduated as Doctors and are serving at national and international levels.
The previous affiliation of the university was with Hazara University and University of Peshawar. Now it is associated with Khyber Medical University, Peshawar, Pakistan. The college is recognized by PM&DC. It is also recognized by General Medical Councils of Ireland and UK. World Health Organization (WHO) also recognizes the college, besides many other well known international medical bodies. Many of the departments of the college have been recognized by CPSP, Pakistan for PG trainings and studies. The clinical training of department of Obstetrics and Gynecology has been given recognition by the Royal College of Obstetricians and Gynecologists of UK for students to pursue MRCOG in UK.
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Besides teaching, the college puts special emphasis on research activities. All clinical departments are actively involved in research related activities and take on a number of research projects. Many of the research projects have been successfully completed in close collaboration with UNICEF and WHO. The college publishes its own scientific research journal titled “Journal of Ayub-Medical-College” (JAMC) which is a recognized journal of PM&DC. It is also indexed with Index Medicus, Medline and Pubmed.
Ayub Medical College Clinical Departments
The following clinical sections are functioning.
- Basic Medical Sciences
- Clinical Sciences
Under Basic Medical Sciences section, the following departments are functioning.
- Forensic Medicine
Under Clinical Sciences section, some of the departments are:
- Clinical Oncology
Under Dental section, some of the departments are:
- Dental Materials Chemistry
- Community Dentistry
- Oral Medicine
In the premises of Ayub Medical College, Ayub Medical Complex Abbottabad also exists and serves the people of the locality with high standard medical treatment and care.
Phone: Principal Office: 0092-992-382221,
Security Officer : 0092-992-382452
Students Affair Section : 0092-992-381129