Department of Paediatrics
- In Government/Private Medical Colleges and Research Institutes, Private Hospitals and Clinics.
- Also eligible for pursuing higher education including DM, DNB, FNB and PDCC Courses as well as fellowship in various super-specialties
The goal of MD course in Pediatrics is to produce a competent pediatrician who:
(i). recognizes the health needs of infants, children and adolescents and carries out professional obligations in keeping with principles of National Health Policy and professional ethics;
(ii). has acquired the competencies pertaining to pediatrics that are required to be practiced in the community and at all levels of health care system;
(iii). has acquired skills in effectively communicating with the child, family and the community;
(iv). is aware of the contemporary advances and developments in medical sciences as related to child health;
(v). is oriented to principles of research methodology; and
(vi). has acquired skills in educating medical and paramedical professionals.
- A post graduate student after undergoing the required training should be able to deal effectively with the needs of the community and should be competent to handle the problems related to his specialty i.e. Pediatrics including recent advances.
- He or she should also have skills in teaching of medical/paramedical students.