Four-Days Workshop on “Self-Assessment Report (SAR) Writing” At MTI-Gajju Khan Medical College, Swabi Published 24 November, 2022 28 Sep 2022 Quality Enhancement Cell, MTI-GKMC/BKMC, Swabi Four-Days Workshop on “Self-Assessment Report (SAR) Writing” At MTI-Gajju Khan Medical College, Swabi To enhance the quality of medical education in the country, the Higher Education Commission (HEC) instructed all the universities, including KMU Peshawar, to assess their respective affiliated medical institutions against a set of criteria developed by the HEC. In this connection, four days workshop on Self-Assessment Report (SAR) writing was conducted by the Quality Enhancement Cell (QEC) of the college, in Gajju Khan Medical College (GKMC) Swabi. Workshop was attended by the teaching faculty from basic and clinical sciences. Prof Dr. Ishtiaq (Head of Medical Education Department) and Dr. Mohammad Khalid (Director Quality Enhancement Cell) were the resource persons for this workshop. In the inaugural session, the Dean MTI-GKMC/BKMC Swabi, Prof Dr. Shams-Ur-Rahman, emphasized the importance of Quality Enhancement as one of the key factors for competing at national as well as international level. He urged the participants to strive for attaining and maintaining the criteria and standards set by the Higher Education Commission (HEC). During this workshop, the participants were briefed about the importance and need of Quality enhancement and Quality Assurance in medical education. The director QEC explained the process of Quality Assurance and Quality Enhancement. Throughout the workshop, all the participants were actively engaged in group work for the workshop activities for preparing SAR. Closing session of the workshop was attended by Dr. Muhammad Tufail, member BOG and Prof Dr. Shams-Ur-Rahman, the Dean/CEO MTI-GKMC/BKMC Swabi. In his closing remarks Dr. Muhammad Tufail appreciated the QEC for successfully conducting the workshop. He expressed that quality enhancement is a continuous process and helps in attaining and maintaining institutional ranking among medical institutions. Dean of the college also appreciated the Director QEC and Mr. Saeed Afsar (Assistant Manager Quality Assurance) for successfully conducting the workshop. He also lauded the technical support provided by Prof Dr. Ishtiaq Khan (Director DME) as a resource person for the workshop.He assured that all required support will be provided to the QEC for quality enhancement of medical education in the institution. He congratulated the participants and urged them to advocate for development of quality enhancement in the institution. He further added that the objectives of this workshop can only be achieved through continuous practice of quality assurance by all the participants in their respective departments. At the end of workshop, Dr. Muhammad Tufail and Prof Dr. Shams-Ur-Rahman awarded certificates to the participants. They also awarded appreciation certificates to Prof Dr. Ishtiaq Khan, Dr. Mohammad Khalid, Mr. Saeed Afsar and Mr. Mudassar Azam.