The FUIC consists of Foundation University Medical College (FUMC), Foundation University College of Dentistry (FUCD), Foundation University Institute of Rehabilitation Sciences (FUIRS), Foundation University College of Nursing (FUCN) the University Secretariat and Fauji Foundation Hospital (FFH) (Teaching Hospital of FUMC).
Foundation University Medical College (FUMC)
The Foundation University Medical College (FUMC) was established in the year 2000. The intake of the College is 150 students per year. FUMC is also recognized by the College of Physicians and Surgeons of Pakistan (CPSP) for FCPS Part II training. The College is housed in a modern complex of its own, with hostels for boys and girls located within the same premises. The College is listed in the International Medical Education Directory (IMED) and is a member of International Association of Medical Regulatory Authority (IAMRA). The College has also been included in the World Directory of Medical Schools (WDMS) by WHO, making its students eligible to appear in the United States Medical Licensing Examination (USMLE) and United Kingdom Professional and Linguistic Assessments Board (PLAB). Conventional modalities of teaching in the form of lectures, seminars, classroom laboratory teaching has been replaced at FUMC by integrated modular systems like PBL (Problem Based Learning) which is more patient oriented and evidence based. The College is also regularly publishing a multi-disciplinary Journal of Bio-medical Sciences.
Foundation University College of Dentistry (FUCD)
Foundation University College of Dentistry was established as a dental hospital in Jan 2014. Whereas the undergraduate teaching started in Jan 2016. Foundation University Dental College (FUCD) in state of art tertiary care teaching Hospital in the field of Dentistry, located besides Fauji Foundation Hospital and Foundation University Medical College, at the serene proximity of DHA Phase I Islamabad. We feel humbled and privileged to declare that we provide best quality dental education to our undergraduate and postgraduate students covering all aspects of patient care and management.
For educational purpose we have fully equipped and functional phantom head labs, skill lab, prosthetic and ceramic labs to nurture our students with international standards of training . We have special interest in research & methodology to keep up with emerging advancements in the science of dental materials and modern techniques.
The highly qualified and dedicated faculty has developed and implemented an integrated, problem-based curriculum which endeavors to take our students to the pinnacle of academic and professional excellence. Our students are likely to have an exposure to diverse conditions faced by a population of varied socio-economic backgrounds.
We at Foundation university college of dentistry provide best possible treatment to all categories of patients including beneficiaries. Our hospitable and professional faculty strive to work in accordance with the latest and contemporary trends in dentistry. We have a purpose built and well equip clinical departments meeting the international quality standards of dental practice
We ensure to provide environment of self-integrity, dignity and respect with strong component of medical moral ethics. Currently we have ongoing post graduate programs of FCPS at Foundation University College of Dentistry in two disciplines of dentistry and it is approved by College of Physicians and Surgeons Pakistan (CPSP) ie:
ORAL AND MAXILLOFACIAL SURGERY
We aim to expand and initiate MSc, MPhil , PhD, FCPS, and MDS in all specialties of dentistry to contribute and serve in providing quality subject specialist in each branch of dentistry and will be contributing to meet the emerging shortage of specialists and teaching faculty in the country.
The bright future at FUCD continues to unfold through innovative primary dental care initiatives, state-of-the-art training in the dental specialties, and cutting-edge basic and translational biomedical research, all made possible by our extraordinary faculty and students.
Our faculty has an empathetic relationship with the students throughout their tenure to excel in studies and extracurricular activities, and the patient are treated with empathy by international standards of cross infection control. Our aim is to set highest standards of dental professionalism and emerge as a top of line institute in the country and in the world.
Foundation University Institute of Rehabilitation Sciences (FUIRS)
The Foundation University Institute of Rehabilitation Sciences (FUIRS) was established in 2014. In a very short span of time, FUIRS has attained a prominent position in the twin cities. It has set its benchmark for quality education & developing innovative solutions to train the sharpest minds to deal with health challenges using evidence based practice. It accommodates an astounding interface between health care provision, and medical & rehabilitation expertise. FUIRS is affiliated with Foundation University Islamabad. Clinical Training is provided in the affiliated hospital of FUIRS i.e. Fauji Foundation Hospital, Rawalpindi; which has an exceptional physical rehabilitation setup equipped with latest equipments to train students to combat clinical challenges in daily life.
Foundation University Institute of Rehabilitation Sciences has attained an exceptional position in a very short span of time because of its highly professional, healthy & encouraging environment for training of DPT students, so that they become highly skilled and proficient Physical Therapy Practitioners of the 21st century.
Students are enrolled in FUIRS strictly on basis of merit.
The faculty of FUIRS is a highly experienced & qualified team of professionals from all over the country. The faculty is skilled & very well trained to cater students of different mental aptitudes, ensuring effective transmission of knowledge & practical skills ,thus laying a strong basis of theoretical & clinical concepts.
With a contemporary approach to study, work and innovation, FUIRS adapts to the fluctuating demands of Global Rehabilitation and Medical & Health Sciences Education. As Institution places a strong emphasis on professional accreditation, here at FUIRS we combine academic study with practical experience to deliver useful course to help drive the students towards their career goals. Research section is another strong aspect of the FUIRS in the field of Physical Rehabilitation. FUIRS not only appreciates & facilitates but also provides funds for innovative research projects in the wide interest of humanity. Rehabilitation journals & other resource materials related to physical rehabilitation are provided to the students via library to ensure customisation to latest trends in Physical rehabilitation. Medical and rehabilitation camps are also arranged on regular basis to encourage students involvement in social work & enhance their confidence.
FUIRS has a purpose build campus with spacious lecture halls, amphitheatres, multidisciplinary laboratories with facilities as per international standards. FUIRS is also equipped with the latest gadgets like Virtual Reality & Dynamic Posturography.
After graduation, students can persuade their studies in physical therapy sub specialities comprising of Musculoskeletal, orthopaedics, Neurological, Cardiopulmonary, Geriatrics, Paediatrics, Sports Physical Therapy & Oncology rehabilitation . FUIRS is the first Medical Rehabilitation Institute in Pakistan which took an initiative to offer paid house jobs to all graduates at completion of their 5-year degree program. FUIRS is also aiming to initiate Ms program at FUIRS after graduation of first batch of DPT to further extend its academics. With the passage of time demand of physical therapy practitioners have surged in society leading to attractive job opportunities in government/ private sectors as well as in clinical& academic settings.
Foundation University College of Nursing (FUCN)
Fauji Foundation School of Nursing was established in 1979. It was running regular diploma courses and has now being upgraded to Foundation University College of Nursing (FUCN). FUCN will be a constituent college of Foundation University. It is under process of recognition by Pakistan Nursing Council (PNC) and will be affiliated with Nursing Examination Board Punjab.
We are committed to establish high standards for nursing Education in Pakistan. FUCN has contemporary teaching and learning facilities with well equipped class rooms, Libraries (FUCN, FUMC & FFH), computer lab with internet facility, skill labs, basic sciences lab and auditorium. It is attached with Fauji Foundation Teaching Hospital for clinical teaching and a well-furnished girls hostel with indoor recreational facilities. The college of nursing believes in delivering excellence in practice and learning. Our ability to add to your academic and social skills will allow you to lead in your professional career. We aim to create high-quality graduates who are skilled and competent.
Fauji Foundation Hospital (FFH)
The Fauji Foundation Hospital, Rawalpindi (A Teaching Hospital of FUMC) with the capacity of 750 beds is the flagship of Fauji Foundation Welfare Health Projects with an annual budget of about Rs. 2.4 billion. The FF Hospital, Rawalpindi is equipped with state of the art facilities and can be compared favourably with any other modern hospital of international repute.