KARACHI- The Aga Khan University’s candidate for the College of Physicians and Surgeons’ fellowship in family medicine, Dr Zainab Abbas, has got the 2014 Burki Gold Medal at the 49th convocation of the College of Physicians and Surgeons Pakistan (CPSP).
Dr Abbas secured the highest marks in all specialities in the year 2014. In the award’s 46-year history, she is only the fourth family medicine candidate to have this honour.
Born and brought up in Karachi, Dr Abbas, did her MBBS from Dow Medical College in 2007. After finishing her house job, she entered AKU’s family medicine residency programme in 2009, graduated in 2013, and appeared for her speciality FCPS examination in 2014.