Work on a Postgraduate Medical Institute was started in 2003. The feasibility studies in 2003 ultimately bore fruit and in 2004, Gulab Devi Postgraduate Medical Institute was established and it gained affiliation with University of Health Sciences, Lahore. As a consequence, Diploma in Cardiology (Dip. Card.) and Diploma in Tuberculosis & Chest Diseases (DTCD) were started in 2005 session. In the meanwhile in affiliation with Gulab Devi Hospital the institute was accredited for training in FCPS Cardiology by the College of Physicians & Surgeons Pakistan. The Department of Cardiology at Gulab Devi Hospital has also been recognized for MRCP training by the Royal College of Physicians in England.
In pursuance of the directive of the Governor Punjab, the University of Heath Sciences, Lahore speeded up its efforts for development of highly trained medical personnel. The Gulab Devi postgraduate Medical Institute also enthusiastically responded by commencing training and education for Allied Health Professionals in 2007. Admission was given to candidates for education & training in B.Sc (Hons) Allied Health Sciences in the disciplines of Cardiac Perfusion, Respiratory Therapy, Medical Laboratory Technology, Emergency & Intensive Care Technology and Operation Theater Technology.
Moving towards academic excellence and diversity the institute was declared as Gulab Devi Educational Complex when it got affiliated with University of Sargodha for Doctor of Physical Therapy and with University of the Punjab for Doctor of Pharmacy. So under the umbrella of Gulab Devi Educational Complex, Institute of Allied Health Sciences, Institute of Physiotherapy, Institute of Pharmacy, and Postgraduate Medical Institute, are cultivating the crop of students in diverse medical fields.
Gulab Devi Postgraduate Medical Institute envisages future liaison with the University of Heath Sciences Lahore, to start programs for Ph.D Cardiology, Ph.D Pulmonology, M. Phil in Allied Health Sciences – and liaison with CPSP program of training for FCPS Cardiac Surgery and FCPS Thoracic Surgery.