Post-Graduate Medical Institute (PGMI), Lahore was established in 1973 in a block of King Edward Medical College, Lahore, with the aim of providing postgraduate teaching and training to doctors in both clinical and basic subjects. The institute offers 60 different programmes, which includes 12 Diplomas and 48 Degree Courses. Ameer-ud-Din Medical College has been launched as an undergraduate component of PGMI and is fifth public sector medical college in the city. It is affiliated with Lahore General Hospital and its students would be taught and guided by the seasoned and experienced faculty members of PGMI. The name of the college was suggested by the faculty members of Postgraduate Medical Institute (PGMI) in recognition of the great services rendered by Emirates Professor of Surgery Prof. Dr. Ameer-ud-Din.