Maharashtra: MUHS to start fellowships in modern medicine
Nashik: The Maharashtra University of Health Sciences (MUHS) in its attempt to provide skilled manpower to the field of medicine, in the state, will soon be introducing fellowships and certification courses in modern medicine. Medical students will have a range of studies to choose from. The courses will enhance the skills of practicing doctors and introduce graduates to the latest trends in modern medicine.
The MUHS has invited applications from private hospitals and doctors for chalking out proper syllabus in their respective fields, for the courses.
"The medical field is one of the fast-developing ones in the world. We get new technology, inventions, equipment and theories every other day. Fellowships and certificate courses are a popular concept abroad. MUHS has decided to start the similar system here for which we will use the experience of well-known practitioners," said Vice-Chancellor, Dr Dileep Mhaisekar.
Latest technology would be incorporated in the fields of dental, ayurveda, unani,homeopathy and more.
"It's not always possible for the practicing doctors to come over to the university and teach the students. But, with the proposed fellowship courses, the students will be able to visit their hospitals or institutes and get an on-job training," said. MUHS, Registrar, Dr Kalidas Chavan.
The last date for submission of proposals is February, 20. MUHS affiliated colleges can contact private hospitals and submit proposals on their behalf,.
"There is a specific format to frame the syllabus, which is available with all MUHS affiliated colleges. Once the institute submits the format, the academicians will review it and suggest necessary changes. This will help in maintaining the quality of the education," said Chavan reports TOI.
The course introduction would mean medical students getting a direct on-the-job training from nationally and internationally acclaimed doctors, while gaining access to modern technology and trends in medical science.