• Movadat H Rana Head of Psychiatry Department, Military Hos pital, Rawalpindi. Advisor in Psychiatry, Armed Forces of Pakistan.
  • Saeed Farooq Associate Professor and Head Department of Psychiatry, PGMI, Lady Reading Hospital, Peshawar, Pakistan.
  • Sohail Ali Consultant Psychiatrist, Combined Military Hospi tal, Kohat.
  • Muhammad Iqbal Afridi Associate Professor, Department of Psychiatry, Coordinator, Medical faculty, Jinnah Postgraduate Medical Center, Karachi.


There is an increasing emphasis on structural training programme based on identifying competency in the field of medical education. The College of Physicians and Surgeons Pakistan (CPSP) has started developing residency programmes in various disciplines to formalize and structure the training based on modern educational principles. Ther faculty of Psychiatry of CPSP took the lead in developing the first structured training programme. Structured training programme implies a training period with defined entry requirements and clear objectives that follow a curriculum with assessment and feedback as an integral part of the programme. We present the briad outline of a structured training programme for intermediate module which is being implemented by CPSP. The aim is to raise the awareness about CPSP programmes and invite feedback from the readers.


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Rana MH, Farooq S, Ali S, Afridi MI. AN OUTLINE OF STRUCTURED TRAINING PROGRAMME(STP) FOR FCPS IN PSYCHIATRY. J Pak Psychiatr Soc [Internet]. 2008Dec.31 [cited 2024Jul.13];5(2):58-4. Available from: