The College of Physicians and Surgeons Pakistan offers Fellowship training in 64 specialties and Membership in 20 disciplines.
The duration of the FCPS training varies from 4-5 years depending upon the specialties chosen. Competency based curricula have been developed for each discipline by the relevant faculties. More than 10,000 training slots have been awarded in 129 CPSP accredited medical institutions throughout the country. The College critically evaluates the standards and facilities available in these institutions to ensure quality training for its trainees.
In order to strengthen trainees’ professional skills and training programs, CPSP holds capacity building short courses / workshops in which their participation is mandatory and a pre-requisite for appearing in the examination. These workshops are: Basic Surgical Skills, Research Methodology, Biostatistics & Dissertation Writing, Communication Skills and Introduction to Computer and Internet. A trainee successfully completing training, appear in final examinations and upon success the candidate is awarded Fellowship / Membership of the College and granted the status of specialists.