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  About the Department

GOAL

UG

The broad goal of the teaching of undergraduate students in Medicine is to have the knowledge, skills and behavioral attributes to function effectively as the first contact physician.

PG

A postgraduate in general medicine is expected to diagnose and treat common medical illnesses and have a sufficient knowledge of rare diseases, advances and technologies in medicine. He should be able to manage medical emergencies and carry out research and undergraduate medical teaching.

EDUCATIONAL OBJECTIVE

UG

Knowledge

At the end of the course, the student must be able to :
  • Diagnose common clinical disorders of cardiovascular, neurological, respiratory, renal and gastrointestinal system with special reference to infectious diseases, nutritional disorders, tropical and environmental diseases;
  • Outline various modes of management including drug therapeutics with indications and contra-indications,dosage, side effects, toxicity and drug interactions.
  • Perform diagnostic and investigative procedures and ability to interpret them;
  • Provide first level management of acute emergencies promptly and efficiently.
  • Recognize geriatric disorders and their management.
  • Be competent to practice preventive, promotive, curative and rehabilitative medicine in respect to commonly encountered health problems.
PG
To achieve the goal, following objectives must be fulfilled:

A) Cognitive Domain

  • Present clinical history, perform thorough clinical examination, elicit clinical signs, interpret findings, propose differential diagnosis and request relevant laboratory investigations.
  • Interpretation of investigations with reasonable accuracy and making a final correct diagnosis.
  • Plan and write prescription for comprehensive treatment, using the principles of rational drug therapy.
  • Prompt diagnosis and management of emergencies like Acute Myocardial infarction, anaphylactic shock, snake bite etc.
  • Update knowledge by attending activities of Continuing Medical Education (CME)
  • Teach and guide undergraduate (MBBS) students.
  • Carry out research work and publications in index journals
  • Cultivate the attitude for continued self-learning and expertise and seek latest knowledge of the subject.

B) Psychomotar Domain

  • To perform diagnostic/ therapeutic procedures like central venous line insertion, lumbar puncture, pleural/ pericardial/ ascitic tapping, bone marrow aspiration, liver/ kidney biopsy, and interventions such as mechanical ventilation, tracheostomy , cardiopulmonary resuscitation, temporary pacing etc. with aseptic precautions and with minimum complications.
  • To be familiar with complication of procedures and be equipped in their management.

C) Affective Domain

  • Ethical principles during work
  • Seek and give consultation when required.
  • Sympathetic behavior with patients and their relatives.
  • Develop affective empathy, respect patientsí rights and privileges including patientís right to information and right to seek a second opinion.
  • Supplement information about their illness and progress of treatment.
  • Develop communication skills to interact with colleagues, seniors and paramedical staff.
  • To realize that patient management is a team work.
  • Be able to appreciate the social, psychological, cultural, economic and environmental factors affecting health and develop humane attitude towards ones professional responsibilities.
  • Recognize fears of patients and relatives which underlie the symptom complexes or disease and know how to alleviate their concerns.

SKILL

UG
At the end of the course, the student shall be able to :

  Facilities

Specialized services provided by the department

Specialized Intensive care services provided by the Department

Specialized equipment available in the department

Specialty clinics being run by the department

Sr. No. Name of the Clinic
1 Hematology
2 Gastroenterology
3 Neurology
4 Nephrology
5 Endocrinology
6 Cardiology

Service provided by the Department

Library

Departmental Library

Deparatmental Museum

  Publication

Publication from the department during last 3 years

Sr .No. Name of Authors Citation Year of Publication
1 Dr. Sandip Chaudhari
Dr. Aswin Sadavarte
Dr. Deodatta Chafekar
Clinical profile of End stage Renal disease in Patients Undergoing Hemodialysis MVP Journal of Medical Sciences, Vol 4(1), 9 – 14 , Indexed Jun-2017
2 Dr. Sandip Chaudhari
Dr. Pranav Shende
Dr. Aniket Pawar
A Case Control Study of The Role of N – Terminal Pro Brain Natriuretic Peptide in Diagnosing Heart Failure IOSR Journal of Dental and Medical Sciences Vol. 16, Issue I, Ver. V, PP 50 – 53, Indexed Jan-2017
3 Dr. Deodatta Chafekar Management of Hypertension in Chronic Kidney Disease: Consensus Statement by an Expert Panel of Indian Nephrologists, Journal of the Association of Physicians of India, Indexed Feb. 2017
4 Dr..Neelima Chafekar
Dr. Jitendra Kodilkar
Dr. Ashwinkumar
Dr. Mrunal Patil
Role of Early 2D Echocardiography in Patient with Acute Myocardial Infarction in Correlation with Electrocardiography and Clinical Presentation MVP Journal of Medical Sciences, Vol 1(2), 1 – 5 , Indexed Jul-2014
5 Dr. Dilip Karnad
Dr. Rakesh Bhadade
Dr. Pradeep Verma
Dr. Nivedita Maulick
Dr. Mradul Daga
Dr. Neelima Chafekar
Intravenous administration ulinastatin (Human urinary trypsin inhibitor) in severe sepsis: A multicenter randomized controlled study. Intensive care Med. Indexed, DOI 10.1007//s00134-014-3278-8(Pub Med) Mar-2014