DED's primary function is faculty development for improved Health Professions Education (HPE). It is responsible for introducing new initiatives and the philosophical underpinnings for improvement of educational programmes. The department focuses on areas of educational pedagogy, including innovative curricula, new instructional strategies, use of e-learning and web-based resources, innovative and appropriate assessment methods, and evaluation of educational programmes. Its initiatives include retreats, workshops, sessions and courses in HPE. Additionally, the department participates in key educational committees and in curricular activities and serves as a resource for educational research in health sciences education. DED is also responsible for developing leaders in HPE.

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Publications from 2017

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Nurse teachers’ conceptions and practices of written feedback in Karachi., Sobia Idrees, Raisa B. Gul, Ambreen tharani, and Syeda Kauser Ali

Publications from 2016

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Teachers’ perceptions and practices of written feedback in higher education., Raisa Begum Gul, Ambreen Tharani, Arusa Lakhani, Nusrat Fatima Rizvi, and Syeda K. Ali

Submissions from 2015

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Challenges of providing timely feedback to Residents: Faculty perspectives, Tabassum Zehra, M. Tariq, Afaq Motiwala, Syeda Kauser Ali, and John Boulet

Submissions from 2014

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A 360-degree evaluation of the communication and interpersonal skills of medicine resident physicians in Pakistan, M. Tariq, John Boule, Afaq Motiwala, Nida Sajjad, and Syeda Kauser Ali

Submissions from 2013

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The Construct and Criterion Validity of the Mini-CEX: A Meta-Analysis of the Published Research, Ahmed Al Ansari, Syeda Kauser Ali, and Tyrone Donnon

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Health and research in Pakistan, Naeem Jafarey, Nighat Huda, and Rukhsana Zuberi

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Using participatory research methods to explore residents’ perception of workplace stressors during residency training, Fauzia N. Minai and Syeda Kauser Ali

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Assessment of competence for caesarean section with global rating scale, Rahat Najam Qureshi and Syeda Kauser Ali

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Professionalism in medical students at a private medical college in Karachi, Pakistan, Zain-ul- Abedeen Sobani, Muhammad Masaud Mohyuddin, Syed Abdul Saeed, Fahd Farooq, Kanza Noor Qaiser, Faiz Gani, Nida Shahab Bham, Ahmed Raheem, Mohammad Asim Beg, Vikram Mehraj, Hasanat Sharif, Mughis Sheerani, and Rukhsana Wamiq Zuberi

Submissions from 2012

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Problems and issues in implementing innovative curriculum in the developing countries: the Pakistani experience, Syeda Kauser Ali and Lubna A. Baig

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Faculty and patient evaluations of radiology residents' communication and interpersonal skills, Naila Nadeem, Abdul Mueed Zafar, Muhammad Nadeem Ahmad, and Rukhsana Wamiq Zuberi

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Tips for Developing a Valid and Reliable Bank of Multiple Choice Questions (MCQs), Shazia Sadaf, Sadaf Khan, and Syeda Kauser Ali

Submissions from 2011

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How we developed a bioethics theme in an undergraduate medical curriculum, Kulsoom Ghias, Syeda Kauser Ali, Kausar S. Khan, Robyna Khan, Murad M. Khan, Arshi Farooqui, and Parvez Nayani

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Overuse of antibiotics In children for upper respiratory infections (URIs): A Dilemma, Malika Taufiq and Rukhsana Wamiq Zuberi

Submissions from 2010

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Factors that affect implementation of web-based faculty evaluation forms: residents' perspectives from a developing country., S. H. Ibrahim, S. K. Ali, and S. Sadaf

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Factors That Affect Implementation of Web-based Faculty Evaluation Forms: Residents' Perspectives from a Developing Country, S H. Ibrahim, Syeda Kauser Ali, and S Sadaf

Submissions from 2009

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Problem-based Learning: Enhancing Tutors' Facilitation Skills Using Structured Small Group Experiential Learning, S Sadaf, Syeda Kauser Ali, and R W. Zuberi

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Educational models and strategies in health education. Introduction., Shazia Sadaf, Syeda K Ali, and Rukhsana W Zuberi

Submissions from 2007

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Validation of the SETOC instrument — Student evaluation of teaching in outpatient clinics, Rukhsana W. Zuberi, Georges Bordage, and Geoffrey R. Norman

Submissions from 2006

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Development of the Community-Oriented Medical Education Curriculum of Pakistan: A Case Report on the National Initiative on Curriculum Development, Lubna A. Baig, Durre Samin Akram, and Syeda Kauser Ali

Submissions from 2003

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Association of Iron Deficiency Anaemia in children of 1-2 years of age with low birth weight, recurrent Diarrhoea or recurrent Respiratory Tract Infection - a myth or fact?, Niloufer Sultan Ali and Rukhsana Wamiq Zuberi

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Late weaning: the most significant risk factor in the development of iron deficiency anaemia at 1-2 years of age, Niloufer Sultan Ali and Rukhsana Wamiq Zuberi

Submissions from 2001

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The relationship of socio-demographic factors with Iron Deficiency Anaemia in children of 1-2 years of age, N. S. Ali and Rukhsana Wamiq Zuberi

Submissions from 2000

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Center-based prevalence of anxiety and depression in women of the northern areas of Pakistan, Sunita Dodani and Rukhsana Wamiq Zuberi

Submissions from 1993

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Family medicine: a brief review of its history and concepts and its relevance to Pakistan, Rukhsana Wamiq Zuberi

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The diploma in family medicine examination; a scientific exercise, Rukhsana Wamiq Zuberi, Naeem A. Jafarey, Fazal Elahi, and Asma Fozia Qureshi

Submissions from 1992

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Family medicine postgraduate training in Pakistan, Cynthia Lawrence Haq, Asma Fozia Qureshi, Rukhsana Wamiq Zuberi, S. N. Bazmi Inam, and John H. Bryant