Medical Education
Senior doctor suspended for molesting medical student

Senior doctor suspended for molesting medical student

Jammu: Dr Bhupesh Khajuria, head of forensics department at the Government Medical College and Hospital (GMCH), Jammu has been suspended for molesting a final year Ladakhi medical student on December 27. more

Dr S Shabnam bags first rank in NEET PG 2017

Dr S Shabnam bags first rank in NEET PG 2017

Thiruvananthapuram: Dr S Shabnam, who completed her MBBS from Thiruvananthapuram Medical College, has bagged the first rank in this year’s medical postgraduate NEET (National eligibility cum Entrance Test). more

Mumbai doctor commits suicide after scoring poor marks in NEET PG

Mumbai doctor commits suicide after scoring poor marks in NEET PG

Mumbai: A 25-year-old doctor, who was reportedly disappointed with his score of the medical postgraduate National Eligibility cum Entrance Test (NEET), committed suicide on Monday by jumping off the seventh floor of Lokhandwala Complex in Kandivli. more

Dr Kiran Patel plans to open medical university to help poor students become doctors

Dr Kiran Patel plans to open medical university to help poor students become doctors

Washington: Indian American cardiologist Dr Kiran Patel has purchased the former Clearwater Christian College property in Florida with plans to develop an osteopathic medical school on the 25-acre campus. more

Draft Bill seeks to introduce Exit Test for MBBS students, 50% reservation in PG medical seats for medical officers

Draft Bill seeks to introduce Exit Test for MBBS students, 50% reservation in PG medical seats for medical officers

New Delhi: The union health ministry on Thursday unveiled the draft Indian Medical Council (Amendment) Bill 2016 which seeks to mandate medical students to clear the National Exit Test (NEXT) after completing their five-and-a-half-year-long MBBS course in order to practise as a doctor. more

Panel to meet on January 6 to shortlist names for AIIMS director’s post

Panel to meet on January 6 to shortlist names for AIIMS director’s post

New Delhi: A five-member search-cum-selection committee, constituted to shortlist names for the AIIMS director’s post, is expected to meet here on January 6. A total of 53 candidates have applied for the post of director of AIIMS, New Delhi. more

IIM Calcutta introduces Post Graduate Certificate in Healthcare Management

IIM Calcutta introduces Post Graduate Certificate in Healthcare Management

Kolkata: Indian Institute of Management, Calcutta (IIM-C) has introduced one-year full-time residential Post Graduate Certificate in Healthcare Management (PGCHM) for the healthcare practitioners and administrators. more

Five-member panel formed to shortlist names for AIIMS director’s post

Five-member panel formed to shortlist names for AIIMS director’s post

New Delhi: A five-member search-cum-selection committee, led by Health Secretary C K Mishra, has been constituted to shortlist names for the AIIMS director’s post. more

Forensic Examination of Rape Victim: MUHS to amend practical records of MBBS course

Forensic Examination of Rape Victim: MUHS to amend practical records of MBBS course

Mumbai: Maharashtra University of Health Sciences (MUHS), Nashik has taken a decision to amend the practical records of the subject of Forensic and Toxicology and decided to replace the old formats of forensic medical examination of sexual assault cases with the new one. more

Kerala University of Health Sciences to introduce palliative care, antibiotic policy in MBBS syllabus

Kerala University of Health Sciences to introduce palliative care, antibiotic policy in MBBS syllabus

Thrissur: Kerala University of Health Sciences (KUHS) is planning to introduce subjects like palliative care and healthcare counselling and topics like antibiotic policy and evidence-based medicine in the MBBS syllabus in its affiliated medical colleges from the next academic year. more