The Centre for Innovation in Medical Education (CIME) is a state-of-the-art, multi-purpose, multi-disciplinary and multi-professional facility (for medicine, nursing, dentistry and allied health) across the continuum of undergraduate and postgraduate students to practitioners and specialists. With its integrated digital infrastructure, it aims to transform clinical education, promote simulation-based innovation and research, bridge boundaries between professions, uphold ethics and safeguard patient safety. It is envisioned to be resource for the nation and the region. Read more...

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Submissions from 2018

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CIME Newsletter : April 2018, CIME

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CIME Newsletter : February 2018, CIME

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CIME Newsletter : January 2018, CIME

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CIME Newsletter : June 2018, CIME

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CIME Newsletter : March 2018, CIME

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CIME Newsletter : May 2018, CIME

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CIME Newsletter : October 2018, CIME

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CIME Newsletter : September 2018, CIME

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Perceptions of nursing students of educational environment at a private undergraduate School of Nursing in Karachi, Salima Farooq, Rehana Rehman, Jacqueline Maria Dias, and Mehwish Hussain

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Outcome of traumatic brain injury in children by using rotterdam score on computed tomography, Anwarul Haque, Zehra Dhanani, Amin Ali, Basit Salam, Qalab Abbas, Gohar Javed, and Humaira Jurair

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Neonatal Purpura Fulminans, a rare genetic disorder due to protein C deficiency: A case report., Ghazala Irfan Kazi, Emaduddin Siddiqui, Saadia Tabassum, Badar Afzal, and Irum Qamar Khan

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Evaluating the effectiveness of text messaging and phone call reminders to minimize no show at pediatric outpatient clinics in Pakistan: protocol for a mixed-methods study, Sana Saeed, Noureen Somani, Fatima Sharif, and Abdul Momin Kazi

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Prognostic significance of optic nerve sheath diameter on computed tomography scan with severity of blunt traumatic brain injury in the emergency department., Shahan Waheed, Muhamamd Akbar Baig, Emaduddin Siddiqui, Danyal Jamil, and Asher Feroze

Submissions from 2017

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CIME Newsletter : April 2017, CIME

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CIME Newsletter : August 2017, CIME

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CIME Newsletter : December 2017, CIME

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CIME Newsletter : July 2017, CIME

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CIME Newsletter : June 2017, CIME

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CIME Newsletter : May 2017, CIME

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CIME Newsletter : November 2017, CIME

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CIME Newsletter : October 2017, CIME

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CIME Newsletter : September 2017, CIME

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Tissue Engineered Solutions for Intracardiac Septal Defects: A Large Step Forward in an Unmet Clinical Need., Aamir Hameed Khan, Garry P. Duffy, Babar Hasan, and Saulat Husnain Fatimi

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Impact of International Quality Improvement Collaborative on Congenital Heart Surgery in Pakistan, Amina Khan, Ahmed Abdullah, Huzaifa Ahmad, Arjumand Rizvi, Sehrish Batoo, Kathy J Jenkins, Kimberlee Gauvreau, Anwarul Haque, Nadeem Aslam, Fauzia Minai, and Babar Hasan

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Implementation of the World Health Organization Trauma Care Checklist Program in 11 centers across multiple economic strata: effect on care process measures, Angela Lashohe, Eric B. Schneider, Catherine Juillard, Kent Stevens, Elizabeth Colantuoni, William R. Berry, Christina Bloem, Witaya Chadbunchachai, Satish Dharap, Sydney Dy, Gerald Dziekan, Russell L. Gruen, Jaymie A. Henry, Christina Huwer, Manju Joshipura, Edward Kelley, Etienne Krug, Vineet Kumar, Patrick Kyamanywa, Alain Chichom Mefire, Marcos Musafir, Avery Nathens, Edouard Ngendahayo, Thai Son Nguyen, Nobhojit Roy, Peter Pronovost, Irum Qumar Khan, Junaid Abdul Razzak, James Turner, Mathew Varghese, Rimma Zakirova, and Charles Mock

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Comparison of foeto-maternal outcome in pregnant women with hepatitis E - A review of 12 years., Tahira Naru, Farheen Yousuf, Ayesha Malik, Sumaira Naz, and Humera Ismail

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Re-structuring university hospital’s internship program using kern’s six-step model of Instructional design, M. Tariq, Muhammad Shahzad Shamim, Amna Subhan Butt, Sana Saeed, Zia Ur Rehman, Barkat Virani, Asghar Ashraf, Irum Qamar, Farah Qamar, Raheela Mohsin Rizvi, Swaleha Tariq, and Qurratulain Naeem

Submissions from 2016

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Making lectures memorable: a cognitive perspective, Azam Afzal and Shazia Babar

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Atrial thrombus in a premature newborn following cardio-pulmonary resuscitation, Syed Rehan Ali, Shakeel Ahmed, Nadeem Aslam, and Heeramani Lohana

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Determinants of quality of care for adolescents and young adults with chronic illnesses: a mixed methods study, Nabeel Al-Yateem, Charles Docherty, and Rachel Rossiter

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Experiences of adopting blended pedagogies in health assessment course in post RN baccalaureate program of nursing in Karachi, Pakistan., Shanaz Hussein Cassum SC, Saleema Allana, and Jacqueline Maria Dias

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Prospective survey to study factors which could influence same-day discharge after elective laparoscopic cholecystectomy in a tertiary care hospital of a developing country, Samina Ismail, Aliya Ahmed, Muhammad Qamarul Hoda, Muhammad Sohaib, and Zia Ur Rehman

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Experience of Pediatric Advanced Life Support (PALS) provider courses in a tertiary care centre of Pakistan, Humaira Jurair

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Carotid intima media thickness evaluation by ultrasound comparison amongst healthy, diabetic and hypertensive Pakistani patients, Waseem Mirza, Vaqar Bari, Mirza Kazim, Kainat Fatima, Zafar Sajjad, Aziz Jiwani, Nadeem Ahmad, Mubashir Arain, and Arif Ali

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Pattern of relapse in paediatric acute lymphoblastic leukaemia in a tertiary care unit, Emaduddin Siddiqui, Sayyeda Ghazala Kazi, Muhammad Irfan Habib, Khalid Mehmood Ahmed Khan, and Nukhba Zia

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Emergency medicine: essential practical procedure skills, Shahan Waheed, Emaduddin Siddiqui, and Muhammad Akbar Baig

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Play distraction versus pharmacological treatment to reduce anxiety levels in children undergoing day surgery: a randomized controlled non-inferiority trial, N Yateem, M Brenner, A Shorrab, and Charles Docherty

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Effect of body mass index on outcome of labour induction, Farheen Yousuf, Tahira Naru, and Sana Sheikh

Submissions from 2015

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Student underperforming in health professions education: a management risk perspective to help underperforming students, Azam Afzal, Shazia Babar, and Syed Moyn Aly

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Transition: a concept of significance to nursing and health care professionals, Nabeel Al-Yateem and Charles Docherty

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The pediatric disease spectrum in emergency departments across Pakistan: data from a pilot surveillance system, Huba Atiq, Emaduddin Siddiqui, Surraya Bano, Asher Feroze, Sayyeda Ghazala Kazi, Jabeen Fayyaz, Shivam Gupta, J. Razzak, Adnan A Hyder, and Asad Mian

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A step by step methodological approach to appraise the quality of written feedback using comment analysis, Lubna Ghazal, Raisa B. Gul, and Amina Aijaz Khowaja

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Nail as a foreign body in a neonate, an unusual presentation at an unusual age, Sayyeda Ghazala Irfan Kazi, Muhammad Irfan Habib, Badar Afzal, Irum Qamar Khan, Emaduddin Siddiqui, and Maryam Aftab

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Bomb blast injuries: an exploration of patient characteristics and outcome using Pakistan National Emergency Departments Surveillance (Pak-NEDS) data., Irum Qamar Khan, Nadeem Ullah Khan, Rubaba Naeem, Salima Kerai, Kate Allen, Nukhba Zia, Sana Shahbaz, Shiraz Qayoom Afridi, Emaduddin Siddiqui, Uzma Rahim Khan, Adnan A. Hyder, and Junaid Abdul Razzak

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Engagement of Undergraduate Nursing Students in Virtual Learning Environment in Karachi Pakistan, Zohra Kurji, James Mwenda, and Amina Aijaz

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Experiences of nursing students studying through blended learning mode in Community Health Nursing course in Karachi Pakistan, Zohra Kurji, James Mwenda, and Amina Aijaz

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Vulnerable road users are at greater risk during ramadan -- results from road traffic surveillance data., Amber Mehmood, Anoosh Moin, Irum Qamar Khan, Mohammad Umer Mir, and Rashid Jooma

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Frequency of metabolic syndrome in psychiatric patients, is this the time to develop a standardized protocol to reduce the morbidity from an acute care psychiatry unit., Tariq Munshi, Archana Patel, Mir Nadeem Mazhar, and Emaduddin Siddiqui

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Reported Medication errors committed by undergraduate (Four Year BScN) students at AKU-SoNaM, Karachi, Pakistan, Tabassum Nishat, Allana Saleema, Saeed Tanveer, and Jacqueline Maria Dias

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Service quality in contracted facilities., Fauziah Rabbani, Nousheen Akber Pradhan, Shehla Zaidi, Syed Iqbal Azam, and Farheen Yousuf

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Are BP readings taken after a patient-physician encounter in a real-world clinic scenario the lowest of all the readings in a clinic visit., Hunaina Shahab, Hamza Sohail Kan2 Khan, Aysha Almas, Sohail Abrar Khan, and Aamir Hameed Khan

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Developing paediatric emergency medicine—an opinion from a developing country tertiary care center, Emaduddin Siddiqui, Shahan Waheed, and Irum Qamar Khan

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Burn injury characteristics: findings from Pakistan national emergency department surveillance study, Emaduddin Siddiqui, Nukhba Zia, Asher Feroze, Safia Awan, Arifa Liaquat Ali, Junaid Razzak, Adnan Hyder, and Asad Latif

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Content validity of a tool measuring medication errors., Nishat Tabassum, Saleema Allana, Tanveer Saeed, and Jacqueline Maria Dias

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Students’ cognitive engagement in "Care of Elderly Course" using Blended Learning Methodologies, Samina Vertejee, Rozina Somani, Saleema Allana, and Jacqueline Maria Dias

Submissions from 2014

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Vascular ehlers-danlos syndrome: a rare disorder presenting with focal convulsions, Shakeel Ahmed, Syed Rehan Ali, Naila Nadeem, and Muhammad Hamid

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Pediatric Baccalaureate Nursing Curriculum in Pakistan: Strengths, limitations and recommendations, Shela Akbar Ali Hirani and Jacqueline Maria Dias

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Accessing Community through a Nursing Course: Evidence Based Practice, Amina Aijaz Khowaja, Lubna Ghazal, Fatima Jawad, and Naveeda Haq

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Practice of written feedback in nursing degree programmes in Karachi: the students' perspective, Amina Aijaz Khowaja, Raisa B. Gul, Arusa Lakhani, Nusrat Fatima Rizvi, and Faiza Saleem

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Attitudes towards child restrains and seat belts usage in the learned population of Karachi, Pakistan., Emaduddin Siddiqui, Kiran Ejaz, Shahan Waheed, Ghazala Irfan Kazi, and Munawar Khursheed

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Inter-observer variability in diagnosing radiological features of aneurysmal subarachnoid hemorrhage; a preliminary single centre study comparing observers from different specialties and levels of training, Usman T Siddiqui, Anjum F. Khan, Muhammad Shahzad Shamim, Rana Shoaib Hamid, Muhammad Mehboob Alam, and Emaduddin Siddiqui

Submissions from 2013

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The future of nursing education, Jacqueline Maria Dias

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Strengthening paediatric emergency medicine in Pakistan is our need to reach millennium development goal 4., Emaduddin Siddiqui and Kiran Ejaz

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Mothers’s education and working status; do they contribute to corrosive poisoning among paediatric patients of Karachi, Pakistan?, Emaduddin Siddiqui, Kiran Ejaz, Sayyeda Ghazala Irfan Kazi, Saif Siddiqui, and Syed Jamal Raza

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The unseen and untold issues of clinical trials and research ethics in Pakistan., Shahan Waheed and Emaduddin Siddiqui

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Health care personnel and workplace violence in the emergency departments of a volatile metropolis: results from Karachi, Pakistan, Waleed Zafar, Emaduddin Siddiqui, Kiran Ejaz, Muhammad Umer Shehzad, Uzma Rahim Khan, Seemin Jamali, and Junaid Razzak

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Health care personnel and workplace violence in the emergency departments of a volatile metropolis:Results from Karachi, Pakistan., Waleed Zafar, Emaduddin Siddiqui, Kiran Ejaz, Muhammad Umer Shehzad, Uzma Rahim Khan, Seemin Jamali, and Junaid Abdul Razzak

Submissions from 2012

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Postoperative Analgesia Following Caesarean Section: Intravenous Patient Controlled Analgesia versus Conventional Continuous Infusion, Samina Ismail, Gauhar Afshan, Abdul Monem, and Aliya Ahmed

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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

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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

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Emergency Triage: Extend of our knowledge, Emaduddin Siddiqui

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Neurologic complications of bacterial meningitis, Emaduddin Siddiqui

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Unintentional, paediatric domestic injury in a semi rural area of Karachi., Emaduddin Siddiqui, Kiran Ejaz, and Uzma Siddiqui

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Role of dexamethasone in meningitis, Emaduddin Siddiqui and Ghazala Irfan Qazi

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Impact of structured meetings on the learning of faculty members, Ambreen Usmani, Rehana Rehman, Shazia Babar, and Azam Afzal

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How does self-efficacy affect performance of learner?, Farhan Saeed Vakani, Mughis Sheerani, Azam Afzal, and Almas Amin

Submissions from 2011

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Focused abdominal CT scan for acute appendicitis in children: can it help in need, Waseem Akhtar, Sumera Ali, Muhammad Arshad, Farzana Nawaz Ali, and Naila Nadeem

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Spectrum of antihypertensive therapy in South Asians at a tertiary care hospital in Pakistan., Aysha Almas, Salik Ur Rehman Iqbal, Anabia Ehtamam, and Aamir Hameed Khan

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Murmur and Doppler Alternans in Critical Pulmonary Stenosis, Mehnaz Atiq, Saleem Akhter, Sheikh Abdul Sattar, Shazia Mohsin, and Nadeem Aslam

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White coat hypertension is not a benign entity: a cross-sectional study at a tertiary care hospital in Pakistan, Saniya Siraj Godil, Halima Tabani, Aamir Hameed Khan, and Aysha Almas

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The role transition of nurses in a university teaching hospital in Pakistan., Nasreen S Lalani and Jacqueline M Dias

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Emerging indications for percutaneous cholecystostomy for the management of acute cholecystitis--a retrospective review., Sana Nasim, Sadaf Khan, Rehman Alvi, and Moaz Chaudhary

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Faculty practice in a private teaching institution in a developing country: embracing the possibilities., Shahirose Sadrudin Premji, Naureen Lalani, Khairulnissa Ajani, Arusa Lakhani, Salima Moez, and Jacqueline Maria Dias

Submissions from 2010

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Anesthetic management of a patient with hypertrophic obstructive cardiomyopathy undergoing modified radical mastectomy., Aliya Ahmed, Raza A Zaidi, Muhammad Q Hoda, and Hameed Ullah

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Direct Observation of Procedural Skills in Radiology, Vaqar Bari

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The impact of health information technology (I-HIT) survey: results from an international research collaborative, Patricia C. Dykes, Suzanne Brown, Rita W. Collins, Robyn Cook, Charles Docherty, Anneli Ensio, Joanne Foster, Nicholas R. Hardiker, Michelle LL Honey, Rosaleen Killalea, and Kaija Saranto

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The influence of psychosocial factors on academic performance of adolescents: a quality assurance project, S. A. Gulzar, Tazeen Saeed Ali, Amina Aijaz, and Neesha Hussain

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Antibiotics in acute necrotizing pancreatitis--perspective of a developing country, Afrasyab Khan and Sadaf Khan

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Knowledge, Attitudes, and Practices (KAP) Survey Based on Two Pilot-Tested, Self-Administered Questionnaires Administered to Consenting Faculty and Resident Participants and Retrieved in a Sealed, Anonymized Envelope, Shahzad A. Khan and Sadaf Khan

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Congenital bilateral choanal atresi, Ali Faisal Saleem, Shabina Ariff, Nadeem Aslam, and Mubasher Ikram

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Congenital Bilateral Choanal Atresia, Ali Faisal Saleem, Shabina Arif, Nadeem Aslam, and Mubasher Ikram

Large congenital mesenteric defect presenting in an adult., Zia ur Rehman and Sadaf Khan

Submissions from 2009

Where there is no PET/CT, Muhammad Nadeem Ahmad, Abdul Mueed Zafar, and Naila Nadeem

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Perioperative cardiac arrests in children at a university teaching hospital of a developing country over 15 years, Aliya Ahmed, Mohammad Ali, Mueenullah Khan, and Fauzia Khan

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Acute mesenteric venous thrombosis: improved outcome with early diagnosis and prompt anticoagulation therapy., Abdul Rehman Alvi, Sadaf Khan, Samiullah K Niazi, M Ghulam, and Shahida Bibi

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Personal cleansing and dressing, Charles Docherty, K. Lang, and J Timmons

Foundation clinical nursing skills, Charles Docherty and Jacqueline McCallum

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Validation of the impact of Health Information Technology (I-HIT) scale: an international collaborative, Patricia C. Dykes, Ann C. Hurley, Suzanne Brown, Robyn Carr, Margaret Cashen, Rita Collins, Robyn Cook, Leanne Currie, Charles Docherty, Anneli Ensio, Joanne Foster, icholas R. Hardiker, Michelle L.L. Honey, Rosaleen Killalea, Judy Murphy, Kaija Saranto, Joyce Sensmeier, and Charlotte Weaver

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Knowledge, attitudes and practices around health research: the perspective of physicians-in-training in Pakistan, Hassan Khan, Sadaf Khan, and Arshad Iqbal