The Pakistan Institute of Medical Sciences (PIMS) in Islamabad is establishing Pakistan’s first surgical skill laboratory.
Professor Dr. Altaf Hussain, Head of the ENT Department at PIMS, said the laboratory is being established on the hospital’s premises with the agreement of its board of governors, speaking at the launch ceremony of the Society of Rhinology and Skull Base Surgery’s 5th Rhinocon Conference on Wednesday.
“The state-of-the-art lab will be meant for the education and teaching of medical students, teachers, and surgeons of all subspecialty fields,” he said.
The moot will be placed on the 15th and 16th of October at the Serena Hotel in Islamabad, according to Prof. Dr. Altaf Hussain, who is also a member of the Rhinocon Conference organizing committee.
Further, The moot, according to Dr. Altaf, will give participants a once-in-a-lifetime chance to improve their understanding of rhinology and skull base surgery and keep up with the latest advances.
“The conference will have workshops, live surgery sessions, one-on-one interaction of participants with the operating faculty, symposium, panel discussions, lectures, interactive sessions, award sessions for residents and faculty, video and poster presentations for awards, and free paper and poster sessions,” he said.
This academic event will be attended by prominent and well-known national and international speakers from the United Kingdom (UK), United States (US), Iran, United Arab Emirates (UAE), Malaysia, and Europe.
“It is very much expected that a huge number of senior professors, new emerging ENT specialists, and trainees from all over the country will attend the event,” he added.