Punjab Institute of Cardiology (PIC) is a Punjab government run hospital specialised in tertiary care and treatment of cardiac diseases. PIC, originally named “Cardiac Centre”, was inaugurated on the 15th of October 1988. PIC acts as a reference and resource center for institutions in the field of cardiology and cardiac surgery and provides administrative and technical support to other cardiac hospitals in the province. PIC also offers four years degree programs in the field of Medical Laboratory Technology and Cardiac Perfusion.