About Us

Keeping in view the enhanced specialized health care needs of the province and the severe shortage of specialists to meet those needs, the Government of Khyber Pakhtunkhwa decided to establish a separate and independent postgraduate Medical institute at Lady Reading Hospital. Peshawar in 1984 with the following objectives:-
  • A. To prepare and train postgraduate doctors towards attaining higher postgraduate qualifications enabling them to provide high quality specialist care to the people of the province at district and sub district level.
  • B. To establish a provincial center of excellence which could offer the highest quality tertiary health care services to the people of the province.
  • C. To promote research in all fields of health in the province.


  • Implementation of structured training programs in all teaching hospitals/units in accordance with CPSP and International accrediting agencies’ regulations and shall be observed and evaluated by Department of Medical Education (DME).
  • Introduction of workplace based methodologies with feedback (Mini-CEX, DOPS and MSF).
  • Establishing Clinical Skills Labs for imparting advanced professional skills according to the international standards.


  • Ethical and professional behavior.
  • Respect for patients and their families.
  • Respect for faculty, peers and sub-ordinate staff.
  • Humanism and humility.
  • Integrity and trustworthiness.
  • Quest for excellence in the field of medicine and research.