Professional Development Centre

About the Professional Development Centre

Established in 2004, Dow University of Health Sciences prioritized Continuing Medical Education (CME) and formed the Professional Development Center (PDC) in 2004. Evolving from the “Office of CME,” it expanded post-2005 earthquake to include hands-on workshops. Now comprising two divisions, Surgical and Allied, and Medical and Allied, PDC offers diverse training programs with modern facilities, addressing the needs of undergraduates, postgraduates, residents, faculty, and health professionals. With offices at DMC and DIMC, Ojha, PDC is equipped with advanced training resources, including simulated ICUs and operation theaters.

Established in 2004 as the “Office of CME,” Dow University of Health Sciences initiated the Professional Development Center (PDC). After the 2005 earthquake, it evolved to offer hands-on workshops and became the comprehensive PDC in 2006. With two divisions, modern facilities, and global collaboration, PDC provides diverse training programs for health professionals.

Dr. Syed Farjad Sultan

Our mission is to empower individuals at every stage of their professional journey, equipping them with the knowledge, skills, and resources needed to excel in their respective fields.

Whether you are a student seeking guidance on career pathways, an alumni member looking to stay connected and updated, a staff or faculty member seeking professional growth opportunities, or a doctor aiming to enhance your clinical expertise, our department is here to support you every step of the way.

Through a wide range of workshops, seminars, training programs, and networking events, we strive to foster a culture of continuous learning and development. Our goal is to empower you to reach your full potential and make meaningful contributions to your profession and society at large.

I invite you to explore the various resources and opportunities available through our department and to actively engage in your professional development journey. Together, let us embark on a path of lifelong learning and growth, enriching our lives and the lives of others through our dedication to excellence.

Thank you for being a part of our vibrant professional community. We look forward to supporting you in achieving your goals and aspirations.



PDC offers the following services:

  1. Continuing Medical Education (Seminars, lectures, symposia, and conferences).
  2. Continuing Professional Development (Long and short-duration training courses, hands-on workshops).
  3. Undergraduate Skills Lab (Training for undergraduate students).
  4. Miscellaneous programs (Visiting faculty, reproductive health).

Contact Us



Phone: 021-38771000, 021-9215754-7




4th Floor New Academic Block,

Dow University of Health Sciences (DMC Campus),

Baba-e-Urdu Road, Karachi