King Edward Medical University (KEMU), formerly known as King Edward Medical College, was established in 1860 as Lahore Medical School. It is the oldest and most prestigious medical institute in Pakistan, producing highly competent medical graduates for more than 150 years. It was elevated to the rank of University in 2006. In addition to undergraduate programs, it provides more than 50 post-graduate training programs. Several big hospitals are attached with King Edward Medical University including Mayo Hospital Lahore, lady Aitcheson Hospital and Lady Wallington Hospital which are situated in the heart of Lahore city.