MCI nod to recognition of DM Paediatric Endocrinology degree, inclusion in PGMER 2000
The decision to this effect was recently taken in an MCI BoG meeting where the authorities considered a letter dated 14.05.2019 received from Dean, Sanjay Gandhi Postgraduate Institute of Medical Sciences, Lucknow (SGPGI).
The BoG was approached to ratify the General Body decision of the erstwhile Medical Council of India for the inclusion of DM Pediatric Endocrinology) in PGMER 2000 regulations.
Viewing the representation as weighted, the MCI Board of Governors considered and approved the proposal for inclusion of the course in PGMER 2000.
Doctorate of Medicine in Paediatric Endocrinology is a three years Post Doctorate super-speciality course. This branch of medicine pertains to giving treatment to children suffering poor growth, early or late puberty, disorders of sex development (DSD), thyroid and adrenal disorders, bone disease and metabolic problems (hypoglycemia, lipid disorders, diabetes and obesity).
The selection of candidates who intend to pursue super speciality courses is done via NEET SS. National Eligibility cum Entrance Test for Super Speciality courses, NEET SS is the gateway to DM and MCh courses in the country.
Medical Dialogues had earlier reported about the MCI BOG approval the proposed feeder qualifications rules for 11 Super Speciality (DM and MCh) courses.
The amendments in feeder qualifications were proposed for the 11 SS courses including 10 DM and 1 MCh courses mentioned as under with their proposed prior or feeder qualifications.
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