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Academic Research Council Butt, Chotani & Nadir. Adeel A. Butt Assistant Professor of Medicine University of Pittsburgh Director VAPHS ID-HIV Clinics Center for Health Equity Research and Promotion Rashid A. Chotani Assistant Professor of Medicine & Public Health Johns Hopkins University

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academic research council butt chotani nadir

Academic Research CouncilButt, Chotani & Nadir

Adeel A. Butt

Assistant Professor of Medicine

University of Pittsburgh

Director VAPHS ID-HIV Clinics

Center for Health Equity Research and Promotion

Rashid A. Chotani

Assistant Professor of Medicine & Public Health

Johns Hopkins University

Director GIDSAS

Center for International Emergency, Disaster & Refugee Studies

Abdul Nadir

Assistant Professor of Medicine

University of Arizona

Director Liver Disease Center

Good Samaritan Regional Medical Center

background
Background
  • Pakistan has a population of over 140 million
  • It has over 2 dozen medical colleges
  • Very few medical colleges have research curricula
  • Hardly any has formal research training
  • Only three Pakistani medical journals are indexed in Medline
background1
Background
  • There are close to 10,000 physicians of Pakistani origin in the US
  • Many more are children of Pakistani-American parents
  • Very few new residents are coming to the US for residency training
  • Many of us have helped these persons individually
objectives
Objectives
  • Identify, encourage and mentor young investigators of Pakistani origin, whether in Pakistan or the US.
  • Serve as a liaison or co-investigators for such investigators with collaborators in the US.
  • Conduct regular seminars and meetings to enhance medical research.
  • Conduct regular career counseling sessions or meetings for potential young investigators who would like to know more about, or embark upon an academic career.
objectives1
Objectives
  • Serve as a resource center for speakers which may be utilized for meetings of Pakistani physicians worldwide, and other medical and/or research meetings.
  • Serve as a resource center for help in devising, designing, and implementing research policies for Government of Pakistan, or other nations that may benefit from it.
  • Serve as a resource center for young Pakistani medical graduates who intend to come to the US for training and research purposes.
membership
Membership
  • Academic rank at a medical, dental, nursing or public health school at the Assistant Professor level or higher.
  • Five or more first authored publications in peer reviewed journals.
  • Fifteen or more total publications in peer reviewed journals.
  • Active teaching of students, residents or fellows at an accredited medical, dental, nursing or public health institution.
  • A full time, active administrative or managerial post at a medical, dental, nursing or public health school or research institution.
membership1
Membership
  • May be waived in certain circumstances:
  • Full time academic rank at the level of a Professor or higher at a recognized medical, dental, nursing or public health school.
  • Recommendation by two-third of the trustees OR two-thirds of the current members.
current status
Current Status
  • Members are being added to the core of ARC
  • ARC has been successfully registered as a non-profit corporation in the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania
  • Application for tax exempt status shall be forthcoming
current achievements1
Current Achievements

Adeel A. Butt, University of Pittsburgh

current achievements2
Current Achievements

Abdul Nadir, Good Samaritan Hospital

  • Liver Workshop Civil Hospital Karachi, 9-02
  • 4-day course given to 12 postgraduate students
  • Started a research program at GSRMC. First research assistant hired is a Pakistani physician awaiting residency
current achievements3
Current Achievements
  • Modest:
    • Mentoring:
      • We have successfully secured FOUR residency positions per year for AKU graduates at UPMC in an International Scholars Program
      • Two non-AKU graduates will likely be interviewed as well
what we ask
What We Ask
  • Spread the word around
  • Identify potential members
  • Support a trip of the UPMC-Shadyside Program Director and one additional faculty to Pakistan – cost ~$5,000
  • Use ARC as a resource for speakers, thought leaders, researchers
what we ask1
What We Ask
  • Even if cannot, or decide not to become a member, tell us:
    • If you can arrange an elective for a Pakistani student
    • If you can arrange an externship
    • If you can identify potential residency positions
    • If you would support the ARC to present their program to other US medical schools
comments suggestions
Comments/Suggestions

Please contact

  • Dr. Adeel Butt

aabutt@pitt.edu

and/or

  • Dr. Rashid A. Chotani rchotani@jhsph.edu