A Program for excellence in Education and Research in Pakistan.
The Medical Education, Research, International training and transfer of Technology (MERIT) was established in 2007 to complement and enhance Health care in Pakistan through enhancing education and Research in Pakistan. MERIT committee consists of 12 Sub committees with Total 60 members in the committee and more than 200 academic faculties in our network. We partner with over 35 institutions and organizations in Pakistan and have delivered over 300 webinars with currently 8 different courses hosted on APPNA Academy launched in 2020. We issued 137 hours of CME in 2020 and have over 4000 registered physicians and students in Pakistan for our programs.
APPNA MERIT is launching a collaborative Blended Learning program targeted towards General Practitioners in Pakistan to provide an overview of Speciality topics in a structured fashion with active learning. The program will build upon ongoing foundational programs for GPs in Pakistan by giving higher level education on specialty medicine. The program will try to imitate specialty rotations during Family Medicine residency where a trainee is exposed to teaching and practice in various fields to enhance their primary care practice.Read more
In 2006 an ad-hoc education initiative was undertaken to complement and enhance Health care in Pakistan. The Medical Education and Research Investment Task force (MERIT) came into being. Dr. Naheed Usmani and Dr. Shahid Rafiq are the founding Chair and founding member respectively with support from Dr. Nadeem Kazi. Dr. Shahid Rafiq (MERIT chair 2017) is the first chair of Neurology Net. This task force became a full standing committee of APPNA as MERIT (Medical Education and Research, International Training and Transfer of Technology) in 2007.About Us
APPNA MERIT organizes quality lectures on various topics by Doctors abroad. These lectures are delivered online and many medical universities from Pakistan participate with full enthusiasm. We are committed to continue to give this great opportunity to doctors and medical students in Pakistan.
APPNA Organization have grown tremendously over the last 20 years. We have a lot of really good experts traveling to Pakistan and would love to have opportunity to teach while there but they are extremely busy and have a very hectic schedule and they don't know where to start. Organizing a visiting lecture could become so complicated in Pakistan that it's a complete turn off.Read More
It is a crowd-sourced social network to promote good quality high impact research in Pakistan.APPNA research initiative aims to achieve over the next year, a simple painless process of matching a great idea with a great mentor in US or internationally. It involves all aspects of research including proposal development, feedback on data gathering and analysis, shared manuscript writing and publications.Read More
Welcome to the National Academy of Medical Education by APPNA, a virtual online medical academy.
The National Academy of Medical Education by APPNA is a cloud based virtual academy where the highest quality medical education will be offered in a self paced manner to all medical students, residents and physicians in Pakistan without any boundaries.
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