Wah Medical College was established in December 2003 as a continuous effort of POF Board to provide quality education in this part of the Country. This happens to be the first Medical College as you enter in Punjab from KPK. It started off in a makeshift building but now boast of having one of the finest purpose built campus in the Country, spread over a sprawling 200 Kanals. The primary aim of starting this College was to provide high quality Medical Education as continuation of the fine tradition at Wah Cantt. Alhamdolillah it has lived upto the expectations and in a short span of 15 years , it ranks among the top ten Medical Colleges in Punjab. College is recognized by PM&DC and is registered in WHO directory of Medical Schools.
Since its inception Wah Medical College has excelled in academics and graduates of the College have been regularly getting University positions in professional examinations, competing with 35 Medical Colleges in Punjab. This achievement has been made possible because of presence of highly professional Faculty, hard work of the students and serene environment provided in the College. Graduates of the College now are working as doctors all over the Country and many countries of the world. In a short span the graduates of the College have earned postgraduate qualifications in Pakistan and abroad and are working as Specialists. Scores of others are in process of completing their post graduate training.
Wah Medical College provides excellent environment for training of future doctors of the Country. It has purpose built spacious Lecture theaters and Laboratories and has a state of the art College Library which has got facility of internet and availability of online textbooks and Journals. College has got very comfortable purpose built Hostels for Girls and Boys within the College premises which provide ideal environment for professional development of the students.
Teaching Hospital is an integral part of a Medical College. Wah Medical College has POF Hospital, a 670 bed tertiary care Hospital as its teaching Hospital. The Hospital is at a short walking distance, next to the College building. The Hospital has excellent facilities in all major clinical disciplines, and is recognized by PMDC for House Job, and CPSP for postgraduate training. POF Hospital has got highly qualified Clinical faculty. Besides this College has got Izzat Ali Shah Hospital, as an out reach facility which again provides quality care to women and Children.
Wah Cantt is a safe and quiet city located at the foot of Margalla Hills. College itself has a secure and gated campus which is guarded round the clock. Although College has got its own Hostels, it provides secure and comfortable transport to day scholars from Rawalpindi and Islamabad