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Non-Medical faculty is allowed to be appointed in medical universities (HEC)

37-pakmed-net-january-09-2013-medical-education-kjikjdsThe higher Education Commission (HEC) has permitted medical colleges of the nation to possess non-medical PhD faculty to supervise medical PhD candidates. In a letter written towards the College of Health Sciences (UHS), the standard Assurance Department of HEC has clarified that candidates getting non-PhD degree could be hired as research researcher in medical colleges. It has additionally been informed that candidates getting degree apart from PhD as recommended within the HEC criteria for appointment of Professor in Medical Sciences (Clinical Sciences) for example MD/MS/FCPS/MDS/PhD/MPhil (Old Courses of four-years)/ Membership of Royal College United kingdom/Diplomat of yankee Board or equivalent worldwide terminal qualifications are only able to be hired like a co-supervisor only in medical colleges to advertise research in relevant disciplines.