Last Date : May 25, 2024
Locations: Lahore, Online

The Bioethics Department of Shalamar Medical & Dental College and the LUMS Learning Institute (LLI) have launched a one-year UHS approved diploma to address basic healthcare ethics and professionalism issues.

This diploma tackles challenges today’s healthcare professionals face, covering clinical ethics, research ethics, leadership, and professionalism. This unique curriculum brings together the expertise of doctors, nurses, allied health professionals, ethics committee members, policymakers, researchers, and hospital administrators to develop professional competencies, ethical practices, and policies in Research, Education, and Clinical Practice.

Key Program Highlights

  1. Theory Meets Practice: The DHEP program bridges the gap with real-world case studies, equipping you to handle ethical dilemmas in Pakistani healthcare.
  2. Tailor-made curriculum: We do not believe in a one size fits all approach. Address the specific socio-cultural and ethical complexities faced by healthcare professionals in Pakistan with the DHEP program’s customized curriculum.
  3. Expert Guidance: The program offers one-on-one mentorship by highly qualified and formerly trained bioethics faculty

Eligibility Criteria:

Applicants must have a bachelor’s degree from HEC recognized educational institution. This course is designed for students with the following profile:

  • Doctors with MBBS/BDS with 2-year experience
  • Nurses with BScN with the minimum of 2 years experience
  • Other healthcare professionals with 16 years of education and at least two years’ work experience
  • Researchers/ Managers with 16 years of education with two years post-qualification work experience.
Mode of Attendance Both online and in-person participation is possible

*Including 2 fully in-person mandatory sessions

Venue LUMS Learning Institute & Shalamar Medical and Dental College
Program Duration July 2024 – June 2025
Time Commitment Average 3-4 hours per week
Program Directors  Dr. Sarosh Saleem 
MBBS, MBeth, FPB, PhDc (USA)
Co-Director, Diploma in Healthcare Ethics & Professionalism
Assistant Professor & Head, Bioethics Department
Chair, Hospital Ethics Committee, Shalamar Hospital Head, Bioethics Unit,
Int’l Chair in Bioethics/WMA Cooperation Center Shalamar Medical & Dental College, Lahore, Pakistan
Dr. Shaper Mirza
Associate Professor at the Department of Life Sciences , LUMS
Doctorate, The University of Alabama at Birmingham (UAB).
Self Investment 110,000/- PKR
Enrolment Opens April 25, 2024
Enrolment Deadline May 25, 2024