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PhD

A higher degree which medical students may pursue if they have a particular research interest and can secure funding. PhD studies will usually follow on from the intercalated year and will involve a further three years of research leading to a PhD. In some cases it may be possible to integrate a PhD into a medical degree. This allows students to gain both a PhD and a basic medical degree. For those following a “pure science” route, a PhD takes at least four years of study after a university degree. In the first year, the candidate obtains a Masters of Research (MRes), which has lecture and laboratory rotation components. The PhD should be completed within the next 3 years.

PHD

Abbreviation for:
personal health data
pathological habit disorder
phage host defective
Philosophiæ Doctor (PhD) 
pleckstrin homology domain
potentially harmful drug
pretty heavy drinker
prolyl hydroxylase domain
pulmonary heart disease
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PhD

Doctorate in Philosophy Graduate education An advanced academic degree, requiring 3 to 6 yrs after basic college/univerity; a PhD can be obtained in a wide range of disciplines–eg, sociology, psychology, anthropology, mathematics, etc
McGraw-Hill Concise Dictionary of Modern Medicine. © 2002 by The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc.

PhD

Abbrev. for Doctor of Philosophy.
Collins Dictionary of Medicine © Robert M. Youngson 2004, 2005
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However, the document further stated that the number of scholars who completed their PhD qualification in foreign universities during last ten years was 2160.
A demand and agenda paper had also been issued by the unemployed PhDs earlier, which stated that there were 36,000 PhDs required in universities, with a further 60,000 PhDs required across Pakistan.However, despite this shortage, the previous governments had only succeeded in providing jobs to only a few hundred (about 700) PhD graduates.