First year MBBS Students get a Warm Welcome with White Coat Ceremony at UMDC

First Year Students of 17th batch of MBBS get a warm welcome with White Coat ceremony at UMDC on January 08, 2020. It was a much-awaited moment and special occasion for the fresh entrants as their seniors and professors were there to welcome them into the College premises. After donning their new white coats, presented by the second year students, they recited the Oath pledging allegiance to the medical profession, their companions, seniors and their duty towards their patients. During orientation and welcome program held in Saleem Auditorium, Mr Muhammad Haider Amin, Chairman BoG, in his address told that The University of Faisalabad was the vision of his Grand Father, that was Industry, Service, Education. He assured the fresh entrants that our highly qualified faculty with state of the art infrastructure is doing their best to make their education adequate to modern healthcare achievements and give them the opportunity to become highly qualified and successful professionals. Prof Dr Shoukat Parvez, Rector, in his address welcomed new students in UMDC. He said that we are proud of our highly qualified and experienced faculty and staff. At UMDC, we inculcate research culture among our students. ‘As the Rector I am committed to lead this institution to improve the healthcare through excellence in medical education, research activities and patients care in the region’ he added. Speaking to the fresh entrants, Prof Dr Muhammad Saeed, Pro Rector emphasized the importance of the medical profession and made them understand their responsibilities. Ms Zahida Maqbool, Additional Registrar, briefed the students about TUF, UMDC, MTH and other welfare projects running under the auspices of Madinah Foundation. Prof Dr Aamir Ali Choudhry, Principal UMDC welcomed the first year students and called upon them to render hard work for building a bright future. In his presentation, he briefed about the UMDC and affiliated Madinah Teaching Hospital. He said that the college accounted for its state of the art infrastructure and experienced faculty. He urged the new comers to take full advantage of these opportunities for becoming successful medical professionals and serve the society. Dr Shirza Nadeem Coordinator UMDC and Ms Safina MBBS final year student also shared their views. On the occasion, few Alumni of UMDC serving in leading hospitals of USA, UK, Australia and other countries also shared their views by videos messages to encourage the new comers.