Rehman Medical College Hosts 6th National Research Conference

Rehman Medical College Hosts 6th National Research Conference

The Rehman Medical College’s (RMC) Student Research Society (SRS) 6th National Annual Research Conference (NARC) opened with a grand ceremony at Bara Gali, Abbottabad on Saturday. 

The conference was inaugurated by renowned researcher Dr. Murtaza Najabat Ali and is being attended by over 400 students, researchers, and faculty members from across the country. Leading research scholars and healthcare luminaries, including Principal RMC Prof. Dr. Mukhtiar Zaman, Dean/CEO Lady Reading Hospital Prof. Dr. Junaid Sarfaraz Khan, Director of Research at RMC, Dr. Iftikhar Qayum, Professor Dr. Ayaz Ayub, and Mian Masroor attended the operating ceremony.

 The focus will be knowledge research and innovation as the RMC students embark on two days of insightful discussions, engaging talks, and groundbreaking medical discoveries and workshops on various research topics. 

The conference aims to promote research among students and provide a platform for them to share their research work, learn from each other, and network with experienced researchers.  The event features poster and paper presentations, as well as discussions on the importance of research in various fields.

 Addressing the conference, Director Research RMC Prof. Dr. Iftikhar Qayyum stressed the need for promoting research among students, saying, “A good researcher is a good physician, and we must encourage students to engage in research from an early age.” He also praised the efforts of RMC in promoting research among MBBS students. 

Principal RMC and Patron-in-Chief of the Student Research Society Prof. Dr. Mukhtar Zaman said, “We must make research an essential part of undergraduate education, like postgraduate education, to promote economic development in Pakistan.”  He said that RMC students are taking an active part in research and have organized this conference which shows their interest in research and innovations.

 He said that the conference is a valuable opportunity for students and researchers to share their research work and learn from each other. “RMC is committed to promoting research and academic excellence and looks forward to hosting more such events in the future,” he said.