Doctorate of Medicine [MD] - Syllabus and Subjects

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Syllabus and Study for Doctorate of Medicine [MD]:

Doctor of Medicine Subjects:

Subjects vary according to one's choice of specialisation.

Doctor of Medicine Specialisations:

  • MD - Cardiology.

  • MD - Clinical Haematology.

  • MD - Clinical Pharmacology.

  • MD - Endocrinology.

  • MD - Gastroenterology.

  • MD - Medical Gastroenterology.

  • MD - Medical Oncology.

  • MD - Neonatology.

  • MD - Nephrology.

  • MD - Neurology.

  • MD - Neuro Radiology.

  • MD - Pulmonary Medicine.

  • MD - Rheumatology.

Structural Outline of MD Course – JIPMER 2009

The course Curriculum includes:

  • Lectures.

  • Thesis.

  • Theory Papers.

  • Clinical / Practical.

  • Oral examinations.

  • Seminars.

  • Journal Clubs.

  • Group Discussions.

  • Participation in the laboratory and experimental work.

  • Research studies in the concerned speciality and exposure to the applied aspects of the subject relevant to clinical specialities.

A.  Basic Medical Sciences - M.D. (doctor of medicine) for which candidates must possess recognised degree of MBBS (or its equivalent recognised degree)

1) Anatomy
2) Biochemistry
3) Microbiology
4) Pathology
5) Pharmacology
6) Physiology

B. Clinical Disciplines - M.D. (doctor of medicine) for which candidates must possess recognised degree of MBBS (or its equivalent recognised degree)

1) Anaesthesiology
2) Community Medicine
3) Dermatology, Venerology and Leprosy
4) General Medicine
5) Paediatrics
6) Psychiatry
7) Radio-diagnosis
8) Radio-therapy
9) Tuberculosis & Respiratory Medicine or Pulmonary Medicine.


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