The purpose of post-graduate (PG) education in the field of healthcare is multifaceted. Its primary objective is to produce specialists who can deliver high-quality healthcare services and contribute to scientific advancements through research and training.

A competency-based training program is designed to ensure that PG students acquire the necessary skills and knowledge to effectively address the healthcare needs of the community. Upon completion of their training, these students should possess the competence to handle all aspects of their specialty, including the latest developments and advancements. Furthermore, they should be capable of teaching medical and para-medical students in their respective fields, thereby sharing their expertise and contributing to the education of future healthcare professionals. It is also essential for these students to recognize their limitations and seek appropriate support and collaboration when necessary.

In addition to clinical skills, PG students are expected to be familiar with research methodology and proficient in accessing and evaluating scientific literature. This equips them with the ability to contribute to the scientific community, conduct research studies, and stay updated with the latest evidence-based practices.

This document serves as a guide for both teachers and learners, providing them with illustrative guidelines to achieve the defined outcomes of the PG education program. The document has been collaboratively prepared by subject-content specialists, ensuring the expertise of various professionals in its development. The Reconciliation Board of the Academic Committee has aimed to maintain uniformity in the document while preserving its purpose and content. Although some compromises in syntax may have been made, the overall objective has been to uphold the integrity of the document and its focus on learning domains and competencies.

By adhering to these guidelines and competencies, PG students can receive comprehensive training that prepares them to become competent specialists capable of providing excellent healthcare, contributing to scientific advancements, and effectively disseminating knowledge to future healthcare professionals.

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Program Objective:

 

The purpose of post-graduate education in internal medicine is to develop specialists who possess the following competencies:

 

  • Apply scientific knowledge, including basic sciences, efficiently in the practice of internal medicine.
  • Diagnose and manage a wide range of conditions within the specialty, utilizing clinical evaluation and relevant investigations.
  • Demonstrate empathy, a caring attitude, and maintain professional integrity, honesty, and high ethical standards.
  • Plan and deliver comprehensive treatment using rational drug therapy principles.
  • Develop plans and provide guidance for the prevention and rehabilitation of patients in the specialty.
  • Efficiently manage emergencies by applying Basic Life Support (BLS) and Advanced Life Support (ALS) techniques.
  • Identify conditions outside their specialty or competence and refer patients to appropriate specialists.
  • Demonstrate proficiency in documenting case details, including epidemiological data.
  • Contribute to the implementation of National Health Programs in their assigned role.
  • Exhibit competence in the fundamental concepts of research methodology, clinical epidemiology, and preventive aspects of various disease states.
  • Act as a motivated teacher, willingly sharing knowledge and skills with colleagues, juniors, and other learners.
  • Maintain a keen interest in continuing education and utilize appropriate learning resources, regardless of their practice setting.
  • Possess a comprehensive understanding of their medico-legal responsibilities.
  • Engage in audit activities, utilize information technology tools, and conduct both basic and clinical research with the intention of publishing and presenting findings at scientific forums.
  • Recognize and understand mental conditions such as Autism, characterized by self-absorption, impaired social interaction, repetitive behavior, and communication difficulties.

By developing these competencies, post-graduate students in internal medicine can become proficient specialists who deliver effective healthcare, contribute to research, education, and public health initiatives, and continuously strive for professional growth and excellence.

 

The Team:

       

S.No FACULTY NAME  DESIGNATION
1 DR. ASHOK KUMAR PROFESSOR & HOD
2 DR. SHIVANI BANSAL PROFESSOR
3 DR. NARESH KUMAR PROFESSOR
4 DR. ANUPAM KUMAR SINGH ASSOCIATE PROFESSOR
5 DR. AMBA PRASAD DUBEY ASSOCIATE PROFESSOR
6 DR. RAVI KUMAR ASSISTANT PROFESSOR
7 DR. ROHIT BHAGAT ASSISTANT PROFESSOR
8 DR. RANJUM CHAUDHAR Y ASSISTANT PROFESSOR
9 DR. TENZIN NYANDAK ASSISTANT PROFESSOR
10 DR. ASHUTOSH ANGRISH ASSISTANT PROFESSOR
11 DR. GAURAV SHARMA ASSISTANT PROFESSOR
12 DR. VISHAKHA GOYAL ASSISTANT PROFESSOR
13 DR. GAUTAM ARORA ASSISTANT PROFESSOR
14 DR. ABHAY KUMAR SINGH SENIOR RESIDENT
15 DR. NITISH SHARMA SENIOR RESIDENT
16 DR. NEHA GUPTA SENIOR RESIDENT
17 DR. AISHWARYA SENIOR RESIDENT
18 DR. ANOOP PN SENIOR RESIDENT

 

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Assessment:

Paper I: Basic Medical Sciences (at the end of first year of training)

Paper II: Medicine and allied specialties including pediatrics, dermatology & psychiatry

Paper III: Tropical Medicine and Infectious Diseases

Paper IV: Recent Advances in Medicine

 

Teaching & Learning Methods:

 

  • Intradepartmental and interdepartmental conferences for case discussions.
  • Ward rounds, including emergency admissions.
  • Attendance at sub-specialty and symptom-specific clinics.
  • External rotation postings in departments such as cardiology, neurology, and other subspecialties.
  • Skills training to enhance clinical competencies.
  • Conferences, seminars, and Continuing Medical Education (CME) programs.
  • Journal Club participation for critical appraisal of research articles.
  • Research presentations and review of research work.
  • Poster presentations, paper readings, and research paper publications at national/state conferences.
  • Active participation in workshops, conferences, and paper presentations.
  • Maintenance of records, including logbooks to document training activities and assessments.
  • Involvement in teaching and training programs for undergraduate students and interns.
  • Encouragement of e-learning activities within the department.
  • Continuous learning through workshops, seminars, and conferences.
  • Facilitation of faculty guidance and periodic assessments to monitor progress.

 

Career Prospective:

MD General Medicine offers a range of promising career prospects for graduates. Here are some potential career paths:

Medical Specialist: Many MD General Medicine graduates pursue careers as medical specialists. They can work in hospitals, clinics, or private practice, providing comprehensive medical care to patients with various conditions. As medical specialists, they diagnose and treat illnesses, manage chronic diseases, and provide preventive healthcare.

Hospitalist: Hospitalists are physicians who specialize in caring for patients during their hospital stays. MD General Medicine graduates can work as hospitalists, overseeing the medical management of patients admitted to the hospital, coordinating with other specialists, and ensuring continuity of care.

Academic Medicine: Some MD General Medicine graduates choose academic careers. They can join medical universities as faculty members, engage in teaching and mentoring medical students, and contribute to medical research. They may also have the opportunity to supervise residents and fellows in training.

Research and Clinical Trials: MD General Medicine graduates can pursue research careers, conducting clinical trials and contributing to medical advancements. They can work in research institutions, pharmaceutical companies, or academic settings, exploring new treatment options, studying disease patterns, and improving patient care through evidence-based practices.

Public Health: With their broad knowledge of internal medicine and preventive care, MD General Medicine professionals can work in public health organizations or government agencies. They can contribute to public health policies, disease prevention programs, and healthcare management, focusing on population health and improving healthcare delivery systems.

Subspecialty Training: MD General Medicine graduates can choose to pursue further subspecialty training in areas such as cardiology, endocrinology, gastroenterology, infectious diseases, or nephrology. This allows them to develop expertise in specific medical fields and offer specialized care to patients.

International Opportunities: The skills and knowledge acquired through MD General Medicine can open up opportunities for international practice. Graduates may choose to work in other countries, contribute to global health initiatives, or participate in medical missions to provide healthcare in underserved regions.

Medical Leadership and Administration: MD General Medicine professionals can explore careers in medical leadership and administration. They can take up roles in healthcare management, hospital administration, or healthcare consulting, contributing to the development and improvement of healthcare org and systems.

 

Overall, MD General Medicine offers a wide range of career prospects, allowing graduates to make a significant impact in patient care, research, education, public health, and healthcare management. The field provides opportunities for professional growth, specialization, and the ability to positively influence the health and well-being of individuals and communities.