Dear Colleagues,

It gives me immense pleasure to invite you to participate in the forthcoming 52nd Annual Medical Symposium of Jinnah Postgraduate Medical Centre, Karachi from 16th to 19th January, 2017.
JPMC is a flag bearer for higher medical education and research in the Country. One of the purposes of this Institution, in addition to treating patients, is higher education, training and research in the field of Medical and Allied subjects. Annual Medical Symposium of JPMC is one of the largest medical and scientific conferences of Pakistan. Many diseases are preventable and they respond more effectively for their risk factors through awareness and by developing effective health care systems
We hope this will enable us to gain new knowledge and information by interacting each other through Pre-symposium Workshops, Scientific Symposia, Free papers, Invited Talks, Posters presentation, and Pharmaceutical Exhibition. The Theme of this year Symposium is


The symposium will consist of state of the art lectures presented by distinguished academicians and original research will be presented in the form of free papers in all the sessions. The symposium will be preceded by over 50 workshops by various departments of the centre. CME points will be awarded. Registration is online and mandatory. CME credit points will be awarded per session.

Prof. Sughra Perveen

Chairperson Symposium

For further information please contact the following focal persons;

Symposium Secretariat
Dr. Abdul Malik Magsi
Incharge Auditorium office Secretary
Muhammad Saeed
Telephone: +92 321 8129878 Telephone: +92 300-9230506

Organizing Committee

Abstract Submission Details

  • Only abstracts submitted in English will be reviewed
  • Abstracts should be original work and not published or presented elsewhere before the Symposium
  • Abstracts should follow the template provided
  • All abbreviations must be spelled out on first use
  • Abstracts should be thoroughly checked for spelling and grammar
  • An abstract must only be submitted once
  • Authors whose abstracts are not accepted are welcome to attend the Symposium.
  • The date and time of the presentation will be available in the detailed program.
  • Type of presentation: Paper , E-Poster / Paper poster
  • The presenting AUTHOR should be underlined.

Please note that all the abstracts will be published in Jinnah postgraduate medical centre Souvenir
All enquiries regarding abstract submissions should be emailed to
symposium52@hotmail.com OR symposium2016@jpmc.edu.pk

The corresponding author is responsible for the abstract content. This author is the contact person for submission or communication purposes and is also responsible for disseminating information related to the co-authors.

Dates and Deadlines

Call for Abstracts open 15th November 2016
Call for Abstracts close 30th December 2016
Authors notified of results 10th January 2016

Registration Fee
Rs 500 For Whole Symposium
RS 100/Session for
CME Credit Hours
Your registration will only be confirmed and a place reserved once your registration fee has been received
Important Dates
Call for abstracts
15th November 2016
Registration open
15th November 2016
Abstract submission deadline
30th December 2016
Notification of acceptance of abstract
10th January 2016
Conference dates
15th-19th January 2017