On behalf of the Executive Committee of the AEME Conference 2014 We would like to take this opportunity to thank you all for your participation and support for the AEME conference 2014 at the University of Health Sciences Lahore, Pakistan, from March 07-09, 2014.
The success of the conference can be gauged from the number of registered participants as more than 720 delegates mostly from the main stream universities, Medical Colleges, Hospitals, other Health related Institutes, Health Regulatory Authorities and Policy Makers gathered at the conference from Pakistan, USA, UK, KSA, Indonesia, Qatar, Egypt & Iran.
The First day of conference on March 07, 2014 was busy day with 20 parallel pre-conference workshops in the morning and evening (at College of Physicians & Surgeons of Pakistan, Fatima Jinnah Medical College, King Edward Medical University, Lahore Medical & Dental College, Services Institute of Medical Sciences, Combined Military Hospital Medical College, University of Health Sciences & Allama Iqbal Medical College) in Lahore, Pakistan having the registration of more than 600 participants during workshops. These were facilitated by visiting international keynote speakers and national experts.
The last two days March 08-09, 2014 were packed with (09) state of the art lectures by visiting experts in the main sessions, (78) oral paper presentations in parallel sessions, (58) poster presentations and (12) conference workshops.
The conference began with the Inauguration in the Shams Auditorium with the capacity of more than 600 people. It was a jam packed ceremony with many people sitting in the Faculty lounge and Senate Hall of University of Health Sciences. The chief guest of the conference was Engr. Syed Imtiaz Hussain Gilani Chairperson of Higher Education commission of Pakistan (HEC) & Closing Ceremony was chaired by Mr. Khawaja Salman Rafiq (Provincial Minister for Health, Punjab).
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We would also like to thanks our Partners, Isra University, Hyderabad-Sindh, Pakistan, University of Health Sciences Lahore, Pakistan and College of Physicians & Surgeons of Pakistan (CPSP), our Sponsors Al-Nafees Medical College, Islamabad, Pakistan, & Al-Tibri Medical College, Karachi, Pakistan. Also special thanks to our collaborators who endorsed this conference like Foundation for Advancement of International Medical Education & Research (FAIMER) USA, Association for Medical Education in Europe (AMEE), Higher Education Commission of Pakistan (HEC), Pakistan Science Foundation (PSF), Khyber Medical University (KMU), K.P.K, Pakistan, King Edward Medical University (KEMU), Lahore, Pakistan, Fatima Jinnah Medical College Lahore, Pakistan (FJMC), Ziauddin University ( ZU) Karachi, Pakistan, Isra Institute of Rehabilitation Sciences (IIRS), Islamabad, Pakistan, our Media Partner Health TV, Pakistan , our event Managers ADKSA, Pakistan and our special thanks to all distinguished guests & participants. We also congratulate the AEME team, UHS administration and the Volunteers on this successful event.
- The President of the World Federation for Medical Education, Prof. Stefan Lindgren announced that AEME can use WFME logo for future AEME conferences.
- For the future conferences the AEME forums have been established like Rehabilitation Sciences Forum, Nursing Forum & Veterinary Sciences Forum.
We would once again like to acknowledge your support, participation and encouragement and look forward to similar associations in the future for AEME 2015 Conference from March 06 – 08, 2015 at Islamabad, Pakistan.
Prof. Dr. Umar Ali Khan
Executive Committee AEME