The fellowship in Pediatric Infectious Diseases (Peds ID) is a structured training program accredited with College of Physicians and Surgeons, Pakistan.

Eligibility Criteria: It is a 2nd fellowship program. Candidates must be FCPS from College of Physicians and Surgeons, Pakistan in Pediatrics or be eligible for it.

Hospitals approved for Fellowship program in ID: The following hospitals are approved for fellowship training:

The Training

It is a full time fellowship program of 2 years duration.


  • To develop complementary competencies in clinical, epidemiologic, and laboratory sciences related to infectious diseases.
  • Supervising faculty includes pediatric infectious disease consultants, adult infectious disease consultants, microbiologists, radiologists, epidemiologists, and public health/infection control experts.


  • Presentations, journal club, guideline reviews and lectures in the respective training centers
  • ID-clinicopathological meeting every month, where fellows are required to present an interesting ID case
  • In-service exam, every month. The exam is prepared according to the FCPS guidelines so that the fellows get the opportunity to have in-depth reading and training in how to appear in final examination


  • The fellows are required to do an original research and publish their work in a peer reviewed journal during their 2 years training


  • FCPS examination requires proof of training in ID and microbiology, e-log book maintenance and proof of acceptance of the research article in a peer reviewed journal.
  • The first examination for FCPS in Peds ID is yet to be held.

Following are the names of Faculty currently practicing as Pediatric infectious Disease Faculty in Pakistan.

S No.FacultyInstituteDesignation
1Prof. (Retired) Muhammad Ashraf SultanMid City Hospital, LahoreDirector and Professor
2Professor Asad AliAga Khan Univerity Hospital, KarachiProfessor and Associate Dean (Research)
3Professor Ejaz Ahmed KhanShifa International Hospital, IslamabadProfessor of Pediatrics
4Dr. Farah Naz QamarAga Khan Univerity, Hospital, KarachiAssociate Professor
5Dr. Fatima MirAga Khan Univerity, Hospital, KarachiAssociate Professor
6Dr. Fyezah JehanAga Khan Univerity, Hospital, KarachiAssociate Professor
7Dr. Ali Faisal SaleemAga Khan University Hospital, KarachiAssociate Professor
8Dr. Samreen Kulsoom ZaidiSindh Infectious Diseases Hospital, Karachi.Assistant Professor
9Dr. Sonia QureshiAga Khan University Hospital, KarachiAssistant Professor
10Dr. M. Faheem AfzalKing Edward Medical University, LahoreAssociate Professor
11Dr. Hanif KamalLiaquat National Hospital,KarachiAssistant Professor
12Dr. Samina JunejoThe Indus Hospital KarachiConsultant, Pediatric Infectious Diseases
13Dr. Khalid SaleemNishtar Medical Hospital, MultanConsultant