23 June 2022: The Convocation of the 1st MBBS Batch of Fazaia Medical College, Islamabad Campus was held at Main Auditorium, Air University Islamabad. Air Chief Marshal Zaheer Ahmed Baber Sidhu, Chief of the Air Staff, Pakistan Air Force was the Chief Guest at the occasion. The Chief Guest awarded Gold, Silver, and Bronze Medals to the students who secured 1st, 2nd, and 3rd positions respectively in their professional examinations. Students who secured the highest marks in each subject were also awarded Gold Medals, whereas Dr. Saad Azhar Malik was declared the Best Graduate, who bagged 20 Medals in MBBS. The Air Chief congratulated the medical graduates and their parents on this significant and memorable day. He also lauded the efforts of the administration and faculty of Fazaia Medical College for achieving a historic milestone.
While addressing the audience, Air Chief Marshal Zaheer Ahmed Baber Sidhu, Chief of the Air Staff, Pakistan Air Force appreciated the standard and quality of education being imparted at Fazaia Medical College, Islamabad. He also envisioned that to stay among the group of top medical colleges, Fazaia Medical College will have to add innovative teaching and learning strategies that are helpful in clarifying complex medical concepts. “Nano-technology, Robotic Surgery, Personalized Medicines, and Wide Spectrum Organ Transplant are the hallmark of today’s health care system”, said the Air Chief. He also stressed that medical graduates need to upgrade their knowledge to meet the present day challenges faced by health.
The Convocation was attended by high-ranking armed forces officials, senior members of the civil society, Vice Chancellors of medical universities, principals of private and civil medical colleges along with the parents of graduating students.