PGME-2020 Cohort Intake

  French Medical Institute for Mothers and Children
Bachelor's Degree   Kabul, Afghanistan Full Time 1844
Date Posted:Mar 25, 2020
Closing Date:Mar 31, 2020
Work Type:Full Time
Number of Vacancies:14
Functional Area:Health/Medical
Salary Range:As per company salary scale
Years of Experience: Fresh - 1 Year
Contract Duration:Not specified
Extension Possibility:No
Contract Type:Trainee
Probation Period:Unspecified
Required Languages:Dari,Pashto,English

About French Medical Institute for Mothers and Children:


The PGME Programme at FMIC is accredited by the Ministry of Public Health (MoPH), Islamic Republic of Afghanistan and being implemented with active support from the PGME Programme of the Aga Khan University (AKU), Pakistan.

The PGME Programme sets the standard in training compassionate physicians who possess outstanding clinical skills, a deep understanding of the scientific basis of health and disease; proficiency in delivering patient-centered care within Afghanistan, and the ability to improve the systems in which they work through their commitment to address the needs of individuals and communities they serve. FMIC began its Postgraduate Medical Education (PGME) Programme in 2012 to address the acute need of medical specialists in the country. In November 2013, a dedicated building for the PGME programme, equipped with latest teaching and learning facilities was inaugurated.

Job Summary:

FMIC is pleased to announce the induction of residents for 2020 cohort of PGME. Applications are invited from Afghan physicians for the following residency programmes:

Skills Required:

language skills(English, Dari, Pashto)

Skills Description:

The Programme offers an excellent training environment with close faculty supervision. To complement the training, residents will have access to Continuing Medical Education Seminars, guest lectures by eminent scholars, health sciences library, skills lab, audio visual and IT facilities. Besides rotation to teaching hospitals in Kabul, residents will have rotations at Aga Khan University Hospital in Karachi for clinical training and exposure.

Duties & Responsibilities:

1.     Cardiovascular Surgery

2.     Surgery

3.     Paeditric Medicine

4.     Radiology

5.     Cardiology

6.     Pathology

7.     Orthopaedics

8.     Anaesthesia

Job Location:

Afghanistan, Kabul


The training programme is open to all academically qualified Afghan physicians of either gender, regardless of religion, race, creed, colour or domicile. FMIC is an equal employment opportunity and affirmative action employer. Women are strongly encouraged to apply. 


The potential candidate must have: 

·        MD or equivalent degree from MoPH recognized institution

·        Must have passed the Medical Council Exam (Exit Exam)

Shortlisted candidates will appear in entrance test to be conducted at FMIC.

The Entrance Test brings uniformity in the system and is useful for short-listing appropriate candidates. The aim of the Entrance Test is to test medical knowledge of candidates at graduate level and English knowledge. The Entrance Test will be in English language, comprising of Multiple Choice Questions in basic health sciences, respective disciplines, knowledge about public health and competency in English language. The date for the Entrance Test will be communicated later.

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