Bachelor of Medicine and Bachelor of Surgery (MBBS) is a professional degree comprising of 4½ years of academic duration plus one year Compulsory Rotatory Residential Internship. Medical students at SMMCH & RI are meticulously trained using the Competency Based Medical Education (CBME) Curriculum prescribed by the National Medical Commission (NMC).
M.D. General Medicine
M.D. General Medicine is a 3 year Post Graduate program that trains the PG resident in the diagnosis and treatment of a wide spectrum of acute and chronic diseases in the adult population. The residents at SMMCH & RI are guided by experienced senior faculty to imbibe clinical acumen and requisite skill set to manage any medical condition competently.
M.S. Obstetrics & Gynaecology
The department started postgraduate course in 2020 and gives specialty training to three students a year. It conducts daily ANC, GYNAEC & HIGH RISK PREGNANCY OP. It also conducts special clinic for patients with bad obstetric history, repeated abortions, genetic problems & other complications. The department has a fully-fledged LABOUR WARD that is monitored by specialists round the clock. We also conduct cancer screening, adolescent clinic, and endocrinology clinic once in a week.
The department of Otorhinolaryngology offers the students who pursue their masters a vision to diagnose and manage a majority of conditions & be able to demonstrate their cognitive skills in the field of Otorhinolaryngology also emphasizing on the basic concepts of research methodology and research work. They will also have a thorough understanding of the subject along with good communication skills and ethical practice.
The PG residents will go through a disciplined stream of training in managing all cases in the department of Anaesthesiology which shoulders the responsibility of overall care of patients posted for surgery, undergoing surgery and recovering post-surgery. Relief of Pain is the mainstay but they contribute to a great extent in emergency situations by providing airway and cardiac resuscitation and advanced life support as well.
Psychiatry is the branch of medicine that focuses on the diagnosis, treatment and prevention of mental, emotional and behavioural disorders. We at the Department of Psychiatry train our PG residents to provide updated and evidence based treatment to all our patients. Our department provides a comprehensive Mental Health Care to both inpatients and outpatients.
The Department of Opthalmology at SMMCH&RI offers a comprehensive 3 year postgraduate program with learning on the latest medical and surgical techniques with a focus on subspecialty training as well. The course is designed to develop the PG residents’ skills in analysing Ocular Imagery, surgical skills, and help them gain the latest thinking in Opthalmic health, coached by skilled and experienced faculty.
M.D. Community Medicine
Community Medicine is a branch of medicine which focuses on teaching the community aspects of healthcare. It involves identification of community health needs of the community and provision of preventive, curative and promotive health services for which the department has two field training centers, Urban Health Training center at Nandhambakkam and Rural Health Training Center at Amarambedu. We at the department of community medicine train out post graduate students through these centers towards the above ideals. Apart from the clinical training in the hospitals, post graduate students are also trained in epidemiological surveys, research methodology, higher levels of statistical analysis, management techniques and involved in the implementation of various National Health programmes.