Lives of the fellows

Sayed Ahmad Hasan

b.1 December 1906 d.January 1968
FSc (Med) Lahore(1926) MB BS Punjab(1931) MRCS LRCP(1933) MRCP(1935) FRCP(1961) FRCP Pak(1962)

Sayed Hasan, born in Akhrota Sayedan, Sialkot, West Pakistan, was the son of a Government High School headmaster. He graduated from the King Edward Medical College, Lahore, in 1931 and proceeded to the United Kingdom, gaining the MRCP in 1935. He joined the Indian Medical Service in 1935 and was a prisoner-of-war in Singapore during the second world war.

Hasan was appointed Professor and Head of the Department of Medicine, Dow Medical College, Karachi in 1947. He was elected a Fellow of the Royal College of Physicians of London in 1961 and Fellow of the College of Physicians and Surgeons, Pakistan, in 1962, and Dean of the Faculty of Medicine, Karachi University in 1963.

He had a charming personality and was the soul of politeness to his colleagues, students and patients alike. Highly respected, his death was sincerely lamented by all. Hasan’s private character was most praiseworthy; he was gentle, kind-hearted and God-fearing.

WAK Burki
Sir Gordon Wolstenholme

(Volume VI, page 228)

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