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Syllabus

M.D. Paediatrics

1. Goal
The Goal of M.D. (Pediatrics) Program is to provide training in Pediatrics and Neonatology to produce competent specialists who are able to provide basic and speciality care of the highest order to neonates, infants, children and adolescents at the community level and at primary, secondary and tertiary levels of health care, and to act as future trainers, teachers, and researchers in the field of Pediatrics and Neonatology.
2. Course Description MD (Pediatrics)
Duration: 3 years
Eligibility: MBBS
3. Intramural and Extramural Rotation MD (Pediatrics):
• At least 4 and not more that 8 months in Neonatology.
• At least 3 and not more than 6 months in sub-speciality areas: Intensive Pediatric Care Unit (IPCU), Genetic Clinic, Thalassemia Care Centre, Emergency Pediatric Services.
• At least nil and maximum 6 months in Allied areas: Hematology, Infectious Diseases, Dermatology, Cardiology, Nephrology, Chest Medicine, Gastroenterology.
• The Department of Pediatrics will decide the posting of students in Neonatology and Allied Branches and Sub- speciality areas