A Program for excellence in Education and Research in Pakistan.
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. The number of universities is still increasing on weekly basis. Many lectures have been delivered on topics from Dermatology, Neurology, Anesthesiology and many more. Doctors from participating universities find these lectures very informative and interesting. We are committed to continue to give this great opportunity to doctors and medical students in Pakistan.
APPNA MERIT have launched a daily MERIT webinar on Acute care of hospitalized patients with CoVID-19 infections. Goal of this collaborative is to share experiences and lessons learned. This is in the form of a daily Online Meeting with short verbal reports or presentations from experts in US dealing with now the largest number of patients in any country; followed by Q&A between all the participants with an all-inclusive discussion. We are keep this very cordial and highly academic and will be moderated and primarily focus on acute care of Inpatient management of hospitalized patients. The meeting run every night from 11PM to midnight Eastern Standard time (8AM to 9AM Pakistan standard time).Read more
APPNA MERIT for the first time in APPNA's history has arranged an international conference in collaboration with Pakistan Higher Education Commission ( HEC) and Federal Health directorate. This conference will focus on the critical need of the time in Pakistan, Family Medicine and Disease Prevention.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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